Energy & Utilities

Ofgem supports 600MW Shetland subsea transmission link to Scotland

21 Mar 2019 | Europe

The UK Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) has decided to provisionally approve a proposal by Scottish and Southern Energy Networks (SSEN) to build a 600MW subsea electricity transmission link from Shetland to mainland Scotland.

Fluor-TechnipFMC JV completes construction on Sasol project in US

20 Mar 2019 | North America

Fluor Technip Integrated (FTI), a joint venture between engineering and construction firm Fluor and TechnipFMC, has completed the EPCM services scope of work on Sasol’s petrochemical complex in Westlake, Louisiana, US.

UK water company Severn Trent announces first contractors for AMP7

20 Mar 2019 | Europe

Severn Trent, a water company based in the UK and constituent of the FTSE 100 Index, has announced details of the first contractors it plans to use to deliver its £2bn investment in its construction projects for the seventh asset management period (AMP7).

Ghella-Abergeldie JV to deliver $1.2bn wastewater tunnel in New Zealand

14 Mar 2019 | Oceania

Auckland water services company Watercare and the Ghella-Abergeldie Joint Venture have signed a contract for Watercare’s Central Interceptor, a $1.2bn wastewater tunnel with associated infrastructure.

Construction to begin on £150m coastal risk management works in Wales

14 Mar 2019 | Europe

Construction is set to commence on coastal risk management works as part of a £150m investment over three years across Wales, UK.

Drax secures approval for rapid response gas power station in UK

14 Mar 2019 | Europe

Drax Power has secured approval from the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) for an application submitted by the company for the construction of a gas power station in Bedfordshire to support the electricity system as more renewables come online.

Acciona commences construction on fifth wind farm in Australia

11 Mar 2019 | Oceania

Acciona Energía, a subsidiary of Spanish energy company Acciona, has commenced construction on its fifth wind farm in Australia, with an investment of around A$288m (€180m).

ACWA signs financial agreements for $700m desalination plant in Saudi Arabia

7 Mar 2019 | Middle East

A consortium comprising ACWA Power and industrial conglomerate Saudi Brothers Commercial Company (SBCC) has signed senior financing and hedging agreements for the SAR2.625bn ($700m) Rabigh-3 independent water-desalination plant (IWP) in Saudi Arabia.

L&T Construction wins major contracts in India

5 Mar 2019 | Asia

L&T Construction’s Water and Effluent Treatment Business has secured major orders from clients in the Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand and Odisha.

FPL unveils plans to build four solar power plants in 2019

5 Mar 2019 | North America

Florida Power & Light (FPL) has unveiled plans to build four new solar power plants in 2019 that are expected to begin powering customers in early 2020.

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