Energy & Utilities

GE plans offshore wind factory and development centre in China

15 Jul 2019 | Asia

GE Renewable Energy has announced plans for a new offshore wind factory as well as an operation and development centre in Guangdong province, China, to meet the growing demand for global offshore wind energy.

Longroad Energy begins construction on 243MW wind farm in US

10 Jul 2019 | North America

US-based renewable energy developer Longroad Energy has closed financing and begun construction on the 243MW El Campo wind farm in Knox County in the US state of Texas.

Enel begins construction on 140MW wind farm in South Africa

5 Jul 2019 | Africa

Enel Green Power RSA, the South African subsidiary of Italian energy company Enel, has started construction on the 140MW Garob wind farm in South Africa.

Salini subsidiary wins £170m contract for water treatment project in Argentina

1 Jul 2019 | South America

Italian company Salini Impregilo Group subsidiary Fisia Italimpianti has secured a $215m (£170m) contract from Agua y Saneamientos Argentinos (Aysa) for Lot 2 of the Riachuelo engineering and infrastructure project in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to reduce pollution in the Riachuelo River.

IFC approves £394m loan to upgrade PAE’s refinery in Argentina

28 Jun 2019 | South America

International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank Group member, has approved $500m (£394.3m) in financing for Pan American Energy (PAE) to support the company in upgrading its refinery in Argentina to produce low-emissions diesel fuel.

Strabag to begin construction of two more tunnels for Polyhalite project in UK

28 Jun 2019 | Europe

Austrian construction firm Strabag has been issued a notice to commence construction of two more tunnels (Drives 2 and 3) at the North Yorkshire Polyhalite Project in the UK.

DTEK secures €90m financing for phase II of Primorskaya wind project in Ukraine

26 Jun 2019 | Europe

Ukrainian energy firm DTEK Renewables has secured €90m (£80.5m) in financing to build phase II of the Primorskaya Wind Electricity Plant (WEP) in Zaporizhzhya region, Ukraine.

Tutor Perini subsidiary wins £96m wastewater treatment plant contract in Guam

25 Jun 2019 | North America

Black Construction (BCC), a subsidiary of construction company Tutor Perini, has secured a contract worth approximately $122m (£95.7m) to upgrade the Northern District Wastewater Treatment Plant (NDWWTP) in the Village of Dededo, Guam.

Acciona begins construction on 64MWp Usya solar plant in Chile

25 Jun 2019 | South America

Spanish conglomerate group Acciona has started construction on the 64MWp Usya solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Chile.

L&T bags EPC contract for 1.3GW Buxar thermal power project in Bihar, India

24 Jun 2019 | Asia

Larsen & Toubro's (L&T) Power business has been awarded engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract by India's SJVN Thermal for the 2x660MW ultra-supercritical power plant in Buxar district in the Indian state of Bihar.

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