238 articles in India
A surprise turnaround by an Indian ministry on effluent standards will disappoint technology vendors, but is a net plus for Indian water.
Appetite for new desalination capacity is growing, but progress is frustratingly slow in some areas. What are the market dynamics?
US water P3s – without the hype; New Zealand’s new model alliance; Cape Town gets pragmatic on desalination pipeline; Japanese concessions gain steam; India’s hybrid breeding programme; New plants for old in Abu Dhabi; all the latest project news from around the world.
From Stockholm World Water Week to Watec Israel and Korea International Water Week, and on to WEFTEC and the IDA World Congress, you could spend your life at water trade shows. This month’s list looks at how they measure up.
India’s central government has awarded the first two of its long-awaited hybrid annuity wastewater PPP projects. The next challenge will be to bundle brownfield and greenfield assets together within individual tenders.
Although it is well established in India’s sewage treatment market, HNB Engineers has no experience of executing PPPs. It is now looking for foreign finance partners.
There are a mix of infrastructure funds, buy-out funds, and growth investors backing the water sector. Who are the main players?
The water utility in India’s fifth-largest city is battling to grow both its water and sewerage coverage, even as power costs eat away at its revenues. NRW reduction will be key.
Credit rating agency Moody’s has assigned a Aa2 rating to the new $350 million bond issued by Korean utility K-water, which is documented under a new $2 billion EMTN programme.
The merger between Indian EPC contractor Earth Water Group and Norway’s Aqualyng looks to be off the cards. With an eye to an initial public offering in 2018 or 2019, Aqualyng is understood to be carrying out due diligence on an alternative merger option.