On 9 Nov. 2018, InfraCo Asia divested its shareholding in the Coc San Hydropower Project to TEPCO. Media outlets covering the news included IJGlobal, who interviewed both PIDG CEO Philippe Valahu and InfraCo Asia CEO Allard Nooy about the project’s significance for the two organisations; Inframation, Deal Street Asia, and PEI Infrastructure Investor.
The August-September issue of Southeast Asia Infrastructure features InfraCo Asia CEO Allard Nooy in its ‘First Person’ interview series. Appearing on the cover and across three pages in the magazine, Allard discusses trends in private participation in the south east Asia region, as well as ways InfraCo Asia is working to catalyse private sector investment.
InfraCo Asia CEO Allard Nooy and board member John Walker are quoted in an Infrastructure Investor feature about the potential for renewable energy in Asia. Mr. Walker calls the sector “probably the biggest infrastructure opportunity in Asia, and probably – potentially – for Asia, the biggest opportunity of the century.”
InfraCo Asia CEO Allard Nooy is also quoted on the region’s maturing wind and solar markets, as well as PPA advancements that can be made.
Read the full story on the Infrastructure Investor site (under a subscription).
The Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), InfraCo Asia’s parent company, announced its new governance structure, and Inframation covered the news. The sale of InfraCo Asia’s shareholding in the Pakistan Gul Ahmed and Metro Wind power projects is referenced, as well as the “first-of-a-kind or landmark greenfield infrastructure” that PIDG companies bring from concept to reality.
The April print edition of Infrastructure Investor included a feature story about “Asia’s Renewables Revolution”, covering investors’ growing commitment to the infrastructure sector in the region. InfraCo Asia CEO Allard Nooy was quoted in the story about ways international lenders are viewing the bankability of projects, and the state of the clean energy sector in the Philippines.
The online version of the story is available here (under a subscription).