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Europe in brief Vol 19, Issue 5 (May 2018)

A newly formed joint venture between Kinetix Corporate Finance and Critchleys will focus on environmental technologies in the spheres of energy, water and food resource efficiency.

ACS to fund desal and reuse with green bond Vol 19, Issue 4 (April 2018)

While desal projects dragged the ‘green’ component of a new bond down, a hydro-powered reuse plant in Peru achieved a perfect 100.

Barcelona to expand reuse as drought rages Vol 19, Issue 2 (February 2018)

The city is looking to revamp idle treatment infrastructure in an attempt to avoid a repeat of 2008, when it had to tanker in water.

Spanish firms take on Suez and Veolia in France Vol 19, Issue 1 (January 2018)

A new competitive environment has convinced Spanish private water operators that they can break into the French delegated public service market. What will it take to break a 165-year deadlock?

OPPORTUNITIES Vol 18, Issue 12 (December 2017)

  • The regional government of Castilla-La Mancha in Spain is set to tender ten 25-year concessions next summer, covering more than...
  • Morocco is pushing ahead with a major new privately financed desalination plant...
  • The Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority has proposed a private finance model to expand its 91,000m3/d Hamriyah plant to a possible...
  • The bankruptcy of M&G Chemicals has created an intriguing opportunity for intrepid water investors. The company owns an 8.8MGD (33,300m3/d) desal plant in...
  • Sri Lanka’s National Water Supply and Drainage Board is on the cusp of approving shortlisted bidders for the country’s first large-scale desalination plant and its first...

Castilla-La Mancha readies BOT programme Vol 18, Issue 12 (December 2017)

The Spanish region is finally on the verge of launching a €650 million wastewater concessions initiative. Has it learned from the mistakes of the past, or is it just a case of castles in the air?

Water utilities drowning in data ask solutions providers for simplicity Vol 18, Issue 12 (December 2017)

Results from Europe’s pioneering smart water solutions project SW4EU were presented in November with the take-home message of “keep it simple”. Does the data avalanche need to be excavated from within?

Catalunya water escapes contagion Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

Despite the rhetoric from Madrid around the economic value destruction caused by the independence campaign, the water sector is functioning as normal – for now.

New legislation to revamp bidding rules Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

The jury is still out on what Spain’s new procurement law will mean for much-needed private sector investment, particularly in wastewater treatment.

Spain entertains desalination capacity boost for farmers Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

The Spanish agricultural lobby has reluctantly embraced desalination after the Tagus- Segura pipeline dried up earlier this year. Do the long-term economics stack up?