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.
West Cumbria Mining (WCM) has secured planning approval from Cumbria County Council (CCC) to develop its metallurgical coal project Woodhouse Colliery, a new underground mine near Whitehaven in West Cumbria.
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).
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.
Construction is set to commence on coastal risk management works as part of a £150m investment over three years across Wales, UK.
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.
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.
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).
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.
A joint venture between Clugston and CNIM has secured a contract from a consortium consisting of Brockwell Energy, Green Investment Group (GIG) and Covanta Energy for a new £210m energy from waste (EfW) plant at Grangemouth in Scotland.
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.
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.
American oil and gas corporation ExxonMobil will fund a new polypropylene production unit in Baton Rouge in the state of Louisiana that will expand production capacity along the Gulf Coast by up to 450,000 tonnes per year.
Fluence, a company involved in water, wastewater and reuse treatment markets, has won a €165m contract from the Federal Government of Ivory Coast, West Africa, for the turnkey supply of a 150,000m³/day surface-water treatment plant.
Sadara Chemical has broken ground on the ethylene oxide (EO) and propylene oxide (PO) pipeline project at PlasChem Park, a 12km² site in Jubail Industrial City II, Saudi Arabia.
Enel Green Power North America, the US renewable energy subsidiary of Italian energy company Enel Group, has commenced construction on the 497MWRoadrunner solar plant in Upton County, Texas.
The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) has awarded an AED4.4bn ($1.21bn) EPC contract to South Korea’s SK Engineering and Construction (SKEC) for three underground storage caverns, each with a capacity of 14m barrels.
Ground was broken on the PHP11.2bn ($216m) Jalaur River Multipurpose Project (JRMP) II in Calinog, Iloilo in the Philippines.
A consortium, led by construction company Acciona, has been selected to build and operate the £150m NESS energy from waste (EfW) plant for Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeenshire Council and Moray Council in Scotland.
Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has been appointed by Alinta Energy as its EPC partner for the construction of West Australia’s biggest wind farm by mid-2020.