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11 Oct 2017

Oklahoma Wind Power Project To Be Biggest In Nation, Push Supply To Arkansas, Texas And Louisiana

A public-private partnership is pushing ahead with plans to build the nation’s largest wind farm — the second largest in the world — in western Oklahoma. The Wind Catcher Energy Connection Project is a collaborative venture by Invenergy, a global renewable energy design firm based in Chicago, Public Service Company

08 Aug 2017

LPG terminal to advance South African oil & gas sector

South Africa-based energy infrastructure company Sunrise Energy, has established an open-access liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) import and storage terminal, in Saldanha Bay, which will enable the import of LPG in large quantities. Engineering News reported that the R1.02 billion ($76 million) facility, which is Africa’s largest open-access LPG import terminal,

08 Aug 2017

SEWA BOT project paves way for more Public Private Partnerships

Last month Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) awarded its first Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) contract for the development of a seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant in Sharjah’s east coast region of Kalba. The deal follows much research and debate regarding the future role of public-private partnerships (PPPs) in the emirate

02 Aug 2017

Saudi’s SWCC gets advisors desal privatization

A number of banks have submitted bids to Saudi Arabia’s Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) to advise on the privatisation of its $7.2 billion Ras Al Khair desalination and power plant, banking sources said, as the kingdom gears up for several state asset sales, reported Reuters. Mizuho, BNP Paribas and

26 Jul 2017

Cuba’s dormant mining sector gets boost from public-private partnership

A team of workers from the Empresa Minera del Caribe were on track to start production at Castellanos in the former mining town of Minas de Matahambre in October and reach full production next year. Daniel Vanin, the project director of the joint venture, said they are preparing for about

14 Jul 2017

Renewable Energy Can Lead to Economic Boom

Gov. Jerry Brown painted a picture of California Thursday morning. In that painting, he described a state ravaged by forest fires, disease and mass migration if lawmakers fail to renew the state’s signature program to fight climate change, which he called “a threat to organized human existence.” Brown is pressing

Coal is excavated at the Jim Bridger Mine outside Point of the Rocks, Wyoming
13 Jul 2017

Lack of pvt participation hindering mineral exploration: Goyal

Mineral exploration in India is currently constrained due to lack of private sector participation, Union minister Piyush Goyal said today. A public private partnership could be tried out to give a fillip to mineral exploration, Goyal, the Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and

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11 Jul 2017

PPP Model could give a fillip to India’s mineral exploration activity: Piyush Goyal

A Public Private Partnership (PPP) model could be tried to to give a fillip to India’s mineral exploration that is currently constrained due to lack of private sector participation in the activity, Piyush Goyal, union minister of state for power, coal, new & renewable energy and mines, said. Inaugurating a

07 Jul 2017


With government coffers depleted, state considers public-private partnerships as a way to help finance local and state projects The state is looking to the private sector to help rebuild and fortify its aging energy infrastructure. In legislation that advanced in the Assembly prior to the summer recess, lawmakers approved a

04 Jul 2017

Morocco secures US $25 million loan from the Clean Technology Fund for NOOR hybrid solar project

As part of the NOOR multi-site and multi-technology solar power project, a hybrid CSP-PV system, whose total capacity is expected to reach 600-800 MW, has secured $25 million in funding from the Climate Investment Funds’ Clean Technology Fund. Morocco’s NOOR Midelt Phase I, a hybrid Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and