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Coastline traffic in the State of São Paulo, Brazil, has overwhelmed road capacity. Three highway concession contracts were introduced, using a demand risk sharing mechanism and dynamic user fee model to attract private sector participation.
Pre-COVID-19, two Sao Paulo metro lines carried 1 million passengers daily. A demand sharing mechanism encouraged private sector investment in the concession contract.
The Belgrade Waste-to-Energy project is cleaning up one of Europe’s largest uncontrolled landfills and constructing a new, sustainable waste-management complex. It is one of the first large-scale, bankable, private sector waste-to-energy projects in emerging markets. Using a competitive dialogue with five pre-qualified bidders, the City of Belgrade - with the support of IFC acting as a PPP advisor - could offer a bankable DBFO contract bundling the remediation of the landfill (including the management of legacy pollution) with the development of revenue-generating greenfield assets.
Despite abundant surface freshwater, only 84% of Brazil’s people have access to potable water, and only 50% have access to sewerage. Insufficient public funds and limited use of private capital have resulted in limited progress in improving access to water and sanitation. The Corsan Water Supply, Efficiency, and Resilience Project is leveraging private financing to address losses in water distribution and mitigate climate change risks.
London relies on a 150-year-old sewer system built for a population less than half its current size. As a result, millions of tonnes of raw sewage overflow the system each year and end up in the River Thames. The GBP4.2 billion (USD5.7 billion) Thames Tideway Tunnel (TTT) is being built to tackle the problem for at least the next 120 years and enable the United Kingdom to meet European environmental standards.
A bond issuance anchored by IFC allowed Liquid Intelligent Technologies to expand access to broadband internet and digital and cloud services across Africa.
In Senegal, energy is produced by private operators and sold to the Senelec government energy corporation.
Since 2010, Senegal had pursued reform policies within the energy sector, and aimed to increase installed renewable energy to 20% of total installed capacity by 2017.
This new technology is particularly relevant for boilers, air conditioning, solar power, and lighting infrastructure.
Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) may benefit greatly from the energy cost savings that result from the installation of new, more efficient technology.
Colombia’s 4G infrastructure program calls for increased public-private partnerships.
Many of the bridges are located in rural areas with low traffic volumes, hence PPP solutions are not attractive for investors
In light of Pennsylvania having over 4,500 bridges classified as structurally deficient, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) decided to prioritize infrastructure repair and replacement work
Uganda is targeting a 22% emissions reduction from a business-as-usual scenario by 2030.
Uganda is targeting a 22% emissions reduction from a business-as-usual scenario by 2030. A run-of-river hydropower station project lowered energy costs and reduced greenhouse gas emissions.
The Mohammed bin Rashid Solar Park is the largest single-site solar park in the world; it uses an Independent Power Producer (IPP model) and a build-own-operate project structure
The UAE Vision 2021 includes the Green Economy for Sustainable Development Initiative. This includes sourcing 75% of Dubai’s power from clean sources by 2050, and 25% from solar power
The mechanism allows borrowers to obtain financing under syndicated loan (credit) agreements to deliver state-backed infrastructure projects
The Factory is a project finance mechanism for investment projects in Russia’s priority industries, which include manufacturing, heavy engineering, nuclear industries, infrastructure, agriculture, healthcare, and information and communication technology
Within the state “Education Development” (2018-2025) program, the Ministry of Education of Russia and the State Development Corporation VEB.RF launched a program of state support for construction and operation of public schools through PPP mechanisms
Long-term local currency financing is scarce in Kazakhstan. It is only available under state support programs targeting large investment projects for strategic sectors and affordable housing
Hard currency borrowing in Kazakhstan was popular until the Tenge currency collapse in 2014-2015. Borrowers then started looking for local currency financing, but the local market for long-term financing was under-developed