On a quarterly basis, Whitehelm publishes proprietary research on current issues facing the infrastructure sector, and addresses the potential implications and opportunities for clients as the issues relate to their investment portfolios
The implementation of the Basel Accords in Australia as well as the recommendations from the government’s 2014 Financial Inquiry have stimulated significant change in the regulatory landscape of the financial sector. We discuss the impact that such changes have had and will continue to have on investment strategy.
SAE is a, state-of-the-art waste-to-energy plant in Sarpsborg, Norway. It has an installed capacity of 32.4 MW. The plant processes mainly household waste into energy in the form of environmentally friendly industrial steam. The feedstock is 80,000 tons of waste per year of household and commercial waste.
Kvitebjørn Varme is the district heating network in the city of Tromsø, the largest urban area in Norway inside the Arctic Circle. It produces more than 90 GWh of thermal energy annually, primarily from sustainable and low carbon generation technologies (including a modern 20MW waste to energy plant with an annual capacity of 56,000 tons). The heat is distributed through a network of 55km of underground pipes.
Oaklands Hill is a 63MW wind farm located in Victoria, Australia. Its revenues are underpinned by a 25-year energy offtake agreement with AGL Energy. AGL is also responsible for the O&M of the wind farm under a 25-year agreement. There is no merchant risk with full output contracted under the terms of the PPA to AGL Energy.
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