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Will November be make-or-break time for Australian energy?

With state energy ministers meeting on 22 November – just a day after the Australian Energy Market Commission decides whether to amend rules on Marginal Loss Factors – the market is hoping for much-needed clarity around investment decisions.
Infrastructure Investor: The Decade

Stories of the Decade 2018: The appeal of Asian renewables 

Following a growth spurt in 2016-17, there are signs the market might be overheating. But demand is expected to remain strong as countries address the challenges. 
Offshore wind park at daybreak.

Japan’s JERA acquires 49% stake in Formosa II

The transaction marks the energy company’s second investment in a Macquarie Capital-backed offshore wind project in Taiwan.
Sunset on solar panels in a village

S Korean, N American investors launch OECD-focused infra platform

The partnership has secured $100m from a Korean investment bank and will seek to raise an additional $100m from North American investors.

Greencoat fund makes £120m sustainable greenhouse investment

The greenhouses will be heated by waste heat from nearby water treatment facilities and result in a 75% carbon footprint reduction.
Infrastructure Investor: The Decade

Stories of the Decade 2013: The government gives and the government takes away 

The European renewables subsidy flip-flops earlier in the decade foreshadowed a market transition that is now playing out in full. 
Sustainability, green energy, environment

Ardian’s Nordic renewables platform secures its first PPA

The objective is to build eNordic into a €3bn holding with a generation capacity of 1.6GW over the next five years.  

Investor group warns of project default risk in Australia due to MLFs

The group, which counts BlackRock, John Laing and Macquarie among its members, says that the current MLF regime can ‘materially impact’ investor returns in unforeseen ways.
Offshore wind

Britain’s offshore wind success: The new energy reality

Britain's offshore wind industry has come of age at a startling rate and presents new market dynamics for the sector.

Insurance companies and banks crowd into infra debt

Infrastructure debt has become an intensely competitive area of the alternative credit market with banks and insurance companies crowding into the space.
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