In our final Deep Dive instalment, we look at the UK, the first to emphatically reject PPPs, and find an unresolved debate on value-for-money and poorly shared refinancing gains as lessons to be learned.
The UK government’s ‘infrastructure revolution’ could come with a change to how Treasury assesses projects’ value for money. That would help explain why the private sector’s role in it appears limited.
OPIC’s David Bohigian explains how Blue Dot Network, a multilateral initiative backed by the US, Australia and Japan, will establish best practices that will serve ‘as a seal of approval on project excellence’.
he new CEFC-administered Grid Reliability Fund follows an academic report that found the federal government should facilitate investment in transmission infrastructure to ensure emissions continue to fall.