12 Jun 2018

EBRD shows interest in financing Belgrade airport’s expansion

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is interested in providing financing for the expansion of Serbia’s Belgrade Nikola Tesla airport, EBRD vice president Alain Pilloux said. “The Nikola Tesla airport is a public-private partnership. There is a private sector company and there is also a link with the state

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12 Jun 2018

World Bank Approves Additional Financing for Morocco to Develop a Second Solar Power Complex

The World Bank announced today US$125 million in additional support for Morocco’s adoption of innovative solar technology, as part of the national goal of developing the country’s world-class solar and wind energy resources to reduce the dependence on fossil fuels and move toward a green energy future. The additional financing,

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05 Jun 2018

GGF to provide USD 37.4 mn for Serbia’s first wind farms

The fund said it would provide 18.35 million euros for the 158 megawatt (MW) Cibuk windfarm, Serbia’s biggest, which will be built 50 kilometres (31 miles) northeast of Belgrade. The Green for Growth Fund (GGF) said on Tuesday it would provide 32 million euros ($37.44 million) financing for Serbia’s first

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05 Jun 2018

Balakhani Industrial Park is successful example of public-private partnership in Azerbaijan

The Balakhani Industrial Park is a successful example of partnership between the state and the private sector in Azerbaijan. Expert and economist Fuad Alizade made the remark during a press tour to the industrial park organized by Azerbaijan’s Economy Ministry on June 2. The participants of the press tour got

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01 Jun 2018

Cork Harbour gets €500,000 boat tour connecting city with Cobh

Seasonal cruise service will offer visitors a whole new perspective on the harbour There’s more to the Cork Harbour than cruise ships, you know. A new, 72-seater tour boat has launched for the summer season, thanks to a €500,000 investment from Ocean Escapes. The Cork-based company will operate daily guided

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30 May 2018

El Paso’s Public-Private Partnership: An Exemplar, or Another Cautionary Tale in the Making?

Imagine that your nonprofit has tied itself irrevocably into a collaboration, but the partner on the other side is organized to turn over its top leadership and allegiances every four years or so. That’s the situation for a lot of locally supported cultural organizations; years down the line, contemporary administrations

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28 May 2018

Romanian Govt. adopts list of projects to be implemented in public-private partnership

The Romanian Government adopted on Thursday, May 24, a list of strategic partnerships to be carried out in public-private partnership. The list includes three highways and a large medical complex near Bucharest. The three highways to be built in partnership with private investors are the Ploiesti-Comarnic-Brasov highway, the Targu Mures-Targu

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28 May 2018

IFC helps Uzbekistan develop renewable energy through public-private partnership

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has signed a mandate with the government of Uzbekistan to increase its renewable power capacity and encourage private sector investment in Uzbekistan’s renewable-energy sector. As transaction advisor, IFC will advise the government and the state-owned national power utility, Uzbekenergo on structuring a

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08 May 2018

Private partner wanted for £900M Heathrow rail link

The government is looking for private sector interest in a public-private partnership (PPP) arrangement to deliver part of a £700M to £900M rail link to Heathrow. Two prior information notices (PINs) set out the government’s aim to deliver part of the Western Rail Link to Heathrow (WRLtH) through a PPP

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07 May 2018

PM Dancila: Acquisitions, PPP law to be adopted within a very short time. The ruling party pressures quick approval

The acquisitions and public-private partnership law will be adopted within a very short time, Romanian PM Viorica Dancila said at the end of the board meeting of the Social Democratic Party (PSD).   “Within the shortest time, the first will be the PPP law and then the acquisitions law.” We

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