Energy & Utilities

Balfour Beatty secures Hinkley cabling works contract

9 Aug 2018 | Europe

Infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has secured the Hinkley 400kV Cable Works (Mendips) contract from National Grid, UK, as part of the National Grid Underground Cable Framework.

Frontier-Kemper announces $121m low bid for LADWP tunnelling project

8 Aug 2018 | North America

Frontier-Kemper Constructors, a subsidiary of civil, building and specialty construction company Tutor Perini, has announced a low bid for the $121m River Supply Conduit Improvement Upper Reach – Unit 7 Project (RSC Unit 7) of the Los Angeles County Department of Water and Power (LADWP).

Van Oord-Siemens Gamesa selected for €500m Dutch wind farm project

7 Aug 2018 | Europe

A consortium of Van Oord and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been selected by Windpark Fryslân to construct the €500m Fryslân nearshore wind farm in the Frisian section of the IJsselmeer Lake, next to the Afsluitdijk dam, in the Netherlands.

WorleyParsons to deliver Kenya’s second largest wind power project

7 Aug 2018 | Africa

Australian company WorleyParsons has signed a 22-month engineering contract with Kipeto Energy for the Kipeto Wind Power Project in Kenya, the second largest in the country after the Lake Turkana Wind Power Project.

Dominion, Ørsted seek approval to build $300m offshore wind project in US

6 Aug 2018 | North America

US-based Dominion Energy has filed an application with Virginia’s State Corporation Commission (SCC) seeking approval to build two 6MW turbines and grid infrastructure needed to connect Virginia’s first, $300m offshore wind power project to the coast.

Pöyry wins contract for 340MW wind farm project in Vietnam

3 Aug 2018 | Asia

Finnish consulting and engineering company Pöyry has won a contract from Super Energy Corporation for a 340MW wind farm project in Ca Mau, Bac Lieu, and Soc Trang provinces in Vietnam.

Crest Energy secures approval for $2.5bn transmission line, water pipeline project

3 Aug 2018 | North America

The US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has granted approval for a transmission line and water pipeline project related to the licensed Eagle Crest Energy Hydroelectric Pumped Storage Project in Riverside County, California.

Siemens to build turnkey combined cycle power plant in Germany

1 Aug 2018 | Europe

Siemens has signed an agreement with STEAG GuD Herne on the turnkey construction of Herne 6 600MW combined cycle power plant with district heat extraction.

Scotland’s biggest sewer tunnel becomes operational

1 Aug 2018 | Europe

Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham has inaugurated the £100m Shieldhall Tunnel, Scotland’s biggest sewer superstructure, in Glasgow.

ADB to fund new power transmission project in Bangladesh

31 Jul 2018 | Asia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide more than $357m for the development of two power lines in Bangladesh as part of efforts to help the government achieve the national target of electricity for all by 2021.

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