Energy & Utilities

EDF-led consortium to build 600MW Dunkirk offshore wind project

17 Jun 2019 | Europe

A consortium led by French state-owned utility EDF has been selected by the French government to build the 600MW offshore wind project off the coast of Dunkirk.

DEWA floats tender to build 900MW, fifth phase of Dubai solar park

17 Jun 2019 | Middle East

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has floated a tender for the fifth phase of the AED50bn (£10bn) Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.

ExxonMobil, SABIC to start construction on £7bn petrochemical plant in US

14 Jun 2019 | North America

Gulf Coast Growth Ventures, a 50/50 joint venture of ExxonMobil and Saudi Basic Industries (SABIC), is set to commence construction on $9bn (£7bn) petrochemical plant in Texas, US in the third quarter of this year.

ScottishPower wins approval to build 50MW super battery in Scotland

13 Jun 2019 | Europe

Iberdrola’s Scottish subsidiary ScottishPower has secured planning approval from the Scottish government to build a 50MW super battery at the 539MW Whitelee wind farm near Glasgow, UK.

Iberdrola submits proposal for £267m solar plant in Spain

10 Jun 2019 | Europe

Spanish energy giant Iberdrola has submitted a proposal to the Ministry for the Ecological Transition of Spain for the construction of a 590MW solar plant in Extremadura.

Cyprus signs agreement on 2GW EuroAsia Interconnector converter station

7 Jun 2019 | Europe

The Cyprus government has signed a lease agreement, paving the way for the construction of the EuroAsia Interconnector, a proposed 2GW electricity interconnector between Cyprus, Israel, Crete and Attica in Greece.

innogy breaks ground on £236m wind farm in US

7 Jun 2019 | North America

German energy company innogy has broken ground on the 250MW Scioto Ridge wind farm in Hardin and Logan Counties, Ohio, US.

INEOS to invest £1.5bn to build three chemical plants in Saudi Arabia

4 Jun 2019 | Middle East

UK-based chemicals multinational INEOS has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Saudi Aramco and France-based Total to build three new chemical plants in Saudi Arabia.

Van Oord consortium wins £208m land reclamation contract in Mexico

4 Jun 2019 | South America

A consortium of Van Oord and Grupo Huerta Madre has secured a land reclamation contract worth €235m (£208m)in Mexico.

Longroad closes financing for £330m solar facility in Texas

31 May 2019 | North America

Longroad Energy, a US-based renewable energy developer, has closed a financing package of approximately $416m (£330m) and commenced construction on its Prospero solar project in Andrews County, Texas.

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