Suneel Palukuri SLBC Article

๐’๐š๐ฎ๐๐ข ๐€๐ซ๐š๐›๐ข๐š ๐š๐ฌ ๐š ๐‘๐ž๐ ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐š๐ฅ ๐‹๐จ๐ ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ๐ข๐œ๐ฌ ๐‡๐ฎ๐› The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) located at the crossroads of Asia and Europe, is forecasted to be a major logistics hub, with the freight and logistics market expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.50% during the 2023-2028 period. […]

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Unsolicited Proposals: Paving the way as an alternative procurement strategy

Unsolicited Proposals

Over the past decade, many countries have witnessed a steadfast shift in the procurement of PPP projects under an alternative procurement strategy of Suo Moto/Unsolicited Bidding. To delimit such proposals attenuating the competitiveness of the procurement process, the public sponsor induces competition to reinforce some competitive pressure back in the process. While exposing the public […]

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Relevance of CCGT Power Projects in a Green Energy Future

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A growing coalition of countries, cities, businesses and other institutions are pledging to get to net-zero emissions. In order to achieve that, it is essential to concentrate efforts on areas that yield the most substantial results. One such area is increasing investments to enhance efficiency and reduce emissions of gas-based power plants. To meet the […]

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Logistics and Transportation Partnerships- Vital for Africaโ€™s Economic Modernization

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Vital to Africaโ€™s economic modernization are logistics and transportation partnerships. Per the African Development Bank,ย ~$130-170B in infrastructure investment is needed annually to meet the 2025 agenda. Africa is logistically inefficient with its largest market Nigeria having 3X longer auto part import times and 5X higher transport costs than the US. Strategically a cross continental logistics […]

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Carbon Capture and Its Importance on the Pathway to Net Zero

carbon capture and its importance on the pathway to net zero

By Rajat Kapoor, Managing Director, Synergy Consulting Inc. Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) capacity must increase more than 100-fold by 2050 to achieve the expected net-zero admissions. This equates to capturing approximately 650 million tons of carbon annually, as stated by the Global CCS Institute, or in the eyes of the International Energy Agencyย (IEA), […]

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Carbon Credits: The Path to Net Zero

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By Amit Arora, Director at Synergy Consulting Inc. Carbon Credit market provides companies and countries around the world an advantage to achieving Net Zero. The market is expected to become a multi-trillion-dollar market in 2050 based on 100% annual growth. Enabled over 15 years ago, carbon trading allowed for companies to produce CO2 through the […]

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Evolving from VFM to People, Profit, and Planet for Sustainability โ€“ The Future of PPP

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By Shashank Rath, Partner at Synergy Consulting Inc. PPP stands for Public-Private Partnership. A form of project delivery under which the public sector or government entity,ย and private sector or project developer, collaborate to develop, finance, build and operate an asset over a concession period, often in the range of 20-25 years. A tender process is […]

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Power Pricing Impacts on EPC Supply Disruption

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By Tom Mackay, Partner at Synergy Consulting Inc. COVID-19 exposed the need to refocus Global Supply Chain(GSC) critical metrics related to material supply options, such as manufacturing costs, skills shortages, salary, transportation while not losing sight of sudden changes. It is the worldwide Supply Chain(SC) interconnectedness that needs adjustment for pricing, supply disruption, and materials […]

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