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Commercial close for Peruvian transmission lines

The Peruvian Ministry of Energy and Mines has signed a contract with concession company Consorcio Transmantaro, on behalf of the Republic of Peru, for the Friaspata-Mollepata transmission project

Pakistan to retender Athmuqam Hydropower project

The government of Pakistan will retender the 350MW Athmuqam Hydropower project in the next few weeks after the itnital calls for interest failed to attract enough bidders

Engro consortium nears Pakistan coal power deal

An Engro consortium has been awarded a letter of intent by Pakistan’s Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) for the development of the 660MW Thar coal power project, Sindh, Pakistan

KLP to drop coal investment for more renewables

Norway’s largest pension fund manager KLP is to invest NOK 500 million ($73.7 million) more in renewable energy capacity in emerging markets

Fortum Sweden bidder list revealed

Five consortia are in the running in the multi-billion Euro sale of Finnish energy company Fortum’s Swedish grid assets

PPA delays for Mongolia's CHP5 power project

The sponsors for the $1.2 billion CHP5 combined heat and power plant in Mongolia have still yet to sign the PPA for the project

1MDB and Mitsui delay 3B sukuk issuance again

Sponsors 1 Malaysia Development (1MDB) and Mitsui have pushed back the proposed sukuk issuance for the M$11.1 billion ($3.33 billion) 3B power project in Malaysia, IJGlobal understands

UK and Canada strike carbon capture deal

The UK and Canada struck a deal today to work together on the development of carbon capture and storage technology

ICVL unveils Mozambique power plant plans

Indian investor group International coal Ventures Limited (ICVL) has confirmed that it intends to build a new captive power plant in Mozambique, following the acquisition of coal mine assets in the country

AGL appoints outsider as CEO

AGL has appointed AES chief operating officer Andrew Vesey to replace Michael Fraser as its chief executive officer

I Squared buys stake in Oregon CCGT

I Squared Capital has bought a stake in Oregon Clean Energy Center, the 869MW combined-cycle gas-fired project in Ohio, IJGlobal has learnt

Panda closes financing for Stonewall

Panda Power Funds has closed financing for the 778MW Stonewall combined-cycle gas-fired project in Loudoun county, Virginia

Firth of Forth coal gasification estimates released

Oil and gas developer Cluff Natural Resources said it has an estimated 335 million tonnes of coal available within its 100% owned Kincardine licence in the Firth of Forth, Scotland

Negotiations restart on Nghi Son 2

Marubeni and Kepco have restarted negotiations with the Vietnamese government regarding the Nghi Son 2 power project