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CfDs can pave the path for investment in clean energy for the U.K., says S&P in Responsible Investor

As the U.K. looks to source more of its electricity from clean, low-carbon sources, Michael Wilkins, Managing Director of Infrastructure Finance at Standard & Poor’s argues that the ‘Contract for Difference’ (CfD) scheme will play a vital role in encouraging the investment such power projects need. Writing for specialist magazine, Responsible Investor, Wilkins explains that …

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S&P analysis of European nuclear power debt picked up by City AM and Energy Live News

Europe’s reliance on nuclear power has given it the largest fleet of plants in the word. Yet as countries – notably Germany – begin to phase out their nuclear portfolio, the financial impact is set to be significant. The considerable costs of decommissioning nuclear plants and dealing with the fuel waste will highlight the financing …

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Natixis arranges largest power project refinancing on French market for Exeltium

Acting as Financial Advisor, Rating Advisor, Mandated Lead Arranger and Co-Hedge Coordinator, Natixis closes the refinancing of Exeltium’s power plant in line with the project’s 15-year tenor in the sum of EUR 1.4 billion. As the largest 2015 power deal on the French market, this transaction cements Natixis’ strong position as a reference player in …

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