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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.
Port of Barry
The third instalment of the manager's Renewable Energy Income Partnership series sees it pair up with the National Grid UK Pension Scheme.
Solar panels, photovoltaic - alternative electricity source
Enel will seed the new entity, which builds on the two companies’ partnership in Italy, with some 200 distributed photovoltaic generation, co-generation, tri-generation and energy efficiency projects.
The pension group is looking for managers with either global, UK or renewables-based strategies, following its expansion into infrastructure debt last year.
GIP, Cheung Kong Infrastructure and Orsted are among the owners of the assets that agreed to a 'voluntary payment' requested by the regulator for their roles in a nationwide power cut last year.
Monopoly ownership came under fire for perceived abuses of power, especially in Australia and the UK.
Brookfield has previously identified the sector as its leading deal driver for the next five to 10 years.
London UK
The Labour party’s crushing defeat in the UK elections should unblock private capital sitting on the sidelines. But as Ofwat’s Monday ruling shows, some damage has already been done.
Water tap
The allowed return of 2.96% will also see investments of over £50bn by the 17 water companies as the regulator bids to improve service and reduce leakage.
The London-listed group says the projects are ‘less attractive’ as they have moved from the construction to the the operational phase.
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