“The National Infrastructure Plan 2014 clearly outlines what opportunities are out there; when investment will be required and what mechanisms will be utilised. The report correctly highlights that the financing market has improved markedly although the scale and risk of certain projects remain a challenge.
“It is clear that energy will demand the lion’s share of investment, and now the challenge is ensuring the right support packages are implemented to finance and fund the necessary generation capacity to ensure the lights do not go out.”
Nahidur Rahman, KPMG Press Office
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