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Head of banking and investments Ian Brown tells us how the bank is doing its bit to get the UK to net zero, one risky deal at a time.
Drone view of road network and traffic interchange, Brisbane, Australia
Australian prime minister Anthony Albanese has announced initiatives to leverage the country’s natural strengths and drive investment in clean energy infra and technology.
Composing with wind turbines, solar panels and electricity pylons
BlackRock’s acquisition of Global Infrastructure Partners exemplifies the rise of infrastructure, but the asset class still requires persistent long-term capital to cater to an abundance of opportunities, IFM says.
wide view of the hydro electricity dam at strathgordon in tasmania
The incumbent Liberal Party and challenger Labor both plan to bring more renewable projects to the island while making changes to the charter of state-owned electricity generator Hydro Tasmania.
a group of people look at two diverging signs reading public & private
Britain’s infrastructure reputation has taken a beating in recent years thanks to changing governments, Brexit and water utilities in disrepute, to name but a few reasons. But there is a silver lining.
As ‘free money’ dries up, higher interest rates are reshaping critical dynamics of the renewable energy market, Zak Bentley and Daniel Kemp find.
Climate change ‘is a source of risk’ for superfunds, ASFA says in a new report, and renewables investments could help to mitigate this.
Aerial rendering of Akaysha Energy's Waratah super battery
BlackRock’s Akaysha Energy secured the largest project under a pilot Capacity Investment Scheme in NSW, which will now be expanded across Australia to turbocharge investment.
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GI Hub CEO Marie Lam-Frendo argues there is scope to reduce regulatory capital charges by 60% if historical data are used to define risk weights.
Australia’s competition watchdog said Brookfield’s Global Transition Fund would have a ‘strong imperative and commercial incentive to lower emissions quickly’, outweighing vertical integration concerns.
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