Planning approval secured for 245MW solar PV plant in Chile

10 Feb 2017 | South America

Mainstream Renewable Power has received planning approval from Chile’s Environmental Assessment Service for its 245MW solar PV facility in Escondido, Chile.

Vattenfall to invest €325M in German power plant

9 Feb 2017 | Europe

Swedish power utility Vattenfall is set to construct a new €325M gas-fired combined cycle heat and power plant in Marzahn-Hellersdorf, Berlin, Germany.

Approval secured for $3bn gas pipeline expansion project

7 Feb 2017 | North America

Williams Partners has received the go-ahead from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for its $3bn Atlantic Sunrise expansion project in the US.

METKA wins EPC contract for Libya power plant

2 Feb 2017 | Africa

Greece-based contractor METKA has secured a contract from the General Authority for Electricity and Renewable Energy of Libya (GAEREL) to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for a new power plant in Tobruk, Libya.

Engie wins contract for $1.2bn Saudi power project

1 Feb 2017 | Middle East

French power utility Engie has won an order and closed financing for the green-field Fadhili independent power project (IPP) in Saudi Arabia.

$109M in funding for Indonesia geothermal power project

31 Jan 2017 | Asia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has provided $109M in financing for the Muara Laboh geothermal power generation project in western Indonesia.

Siemens, Marubeni win $550M Thai power plant contract

31 Jan 2017 | Asia

Siemens and its Japanese consortium partner Marubeni have secured a $550M contract to deliver a turnkey combined cycle power plant in Thailand.

BHEL, ABB win $200M contract for Indian power transmission project

26 Jan 2017 | Asia

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) in collaboration with ABB has won a INR13.6bn ($200M) order from the Power Grid Corporation of India to deliver the ultra high voltage direct current (UHVDC) transmission project in India.

Agreement signed for $300M gas-fired power plant

25 Jan 2017 | Asia

Sembcorp Industries’ subsidiary Sembcorp Myingyan Power Company has signed a build-operate-transfer (BOT) agreement with the Ministry of Electricity and Energy of Myanmar (MOEE) for its $300M gas-fired power plant in Mandalay, Myanmar.

200MW wind farm in Australia to proceed

23 Jan 2017 | Oceania

Australia-based AGL Energy (AGL) is set to move forward with the construction of the 200MW Silverton wind farm in western New South Wales, Australia.


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