Energy & Utilities

Enel begins 133MW expansion at solar plant in Brazil

22 Aug 2019 | South America

Italian energy company Enel, through its subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações (EGPB), has started construction on 133MW expansion at the São Gonçalo solar plant in São Gonçalo do Gurguéia, Piauí, Brazil.

Venture Global takes final investment decision on Calcasieu Pass LNG in US

22 Aug 2019 | North America

LNG supplier Venture Global LNG has announced final investment decision and financial close for its Calcasieu Pass LNG facility and associated TransCameron pipeline to be located in Cameron Parish, south of the city of Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Jacobs agrees to acquire JWG’s nuclear business for £250m

21 Aug 2019 | North America

American engineering company Jacobs has agreed to acquire the nuclear business of British multinational company John Wood Group (JWG) in a deal worth approximately $300m (£250m) on a debt-free, cash-free basis.

Wisconsin PSC grants approval for £405m transmission line project

21 Aug 2019 | North America

The Wisconsin Public Service Commission (PSC) in the US has given preliminary approval for the construction of the Cardinal-Hickory Creek transmission line project.

DEWA selects Strabag consortium to build £316m hydropower project in Dubai

19 Aug 2019 | Middle East

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has selected a consortium of Strabag Dubai, Strabag, Andritz Hydro and Ozkar for the construction of the AED1.437bn (£316m) pumped storage hydroelectric power station in Hatta, Dubai.

Downer wins contract for 244MW Bango wind farm in Australia

14 Aug 2019 | Oceania

Australian integrated services company Downer Group has won an A$80m (£45m) Balance of Plant contract for the 244MW Bango Wind Farm project to be located in New South Wales, Australia.

Sonnedix begins construction on solar plant in Atacama Desert, Chile

13 Aug 2019 | South America

Sonnedix, a solar independent power producer, has commenced construction on Sonnedix Atacama Solar, a 171MWp solar PV plant, in the Pica district in the Atacama Desert in Chile.

Acciona wins contract for £371m energy-from-waste facility in Scotland

13 Aug 2019 | Europe

Spanish infrastructure company Acciona has been selected for the construction and operation of a €400m (£371m) Ness Energy Project, a waste-to-energy plant in Aberdeen, Scotland.

EBRD approves £207m loan for Lekela’s 250MW wind farm in Egypt

9 Aug 2019 | Africa

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has approved $252m (£207.4m) funding for the construction of Lekela Power’s new 250MW wind farm, West Bakr Wind, in the Gulf of Suez, Egypt.

Iberdrola wins contract for 149MW solar project in Portugal

9 Aug 2019 | Europe

Spanish energy giant Iberdrola has won a tender in Portugal to build a 149MW solar plant in the country.

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