A consortium of Shell, Van Oord, Eneco and Mitsubishi/DGE has been awarded a contract to build the second Borssele offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea.
Ground has been broken on a new mixed-use development in the Transbay Area of San Francisco, California.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is set to provide $1bn in financing for the expansion of the Shah Deniz II gas field in Azerbaijan.
UK-based renewable energy company RES has received planning permission for the construction of the Murra Warra Wind Farm in Australia.
AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets has submitted a planning application to Bristol City Council for the overall masterplan and first building of its Assembly Bristol regeneration project in the UK.
The European Association for Abnormal Road Transport and Mobile Cranes (ESTA) is launching a new conference early next year to address growing concerns about safety during the transportation and erection of on-shore wind turbines.
Canada-based firm SNC-Lavalin has won an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract worth $125M from Northwest Natural Gas Company (NW Natural) for the expansion of its natural gas storage services in Oregon, US.
UAE-based engineering services provider Lamprell has secured a $225M contract from ScottishPower Renewables for the fabrication of multiple jackets and piles for the East Anglia One Offshore Wind Farm.
German engineering services firm Siemens has celebrated the topping out of its new €200M wind turbine manufacturing facility in Cuxhaven, Germany.
The New Development Bank (NDB) has agreed to provide a $350M loan for a road project in India and a $290M loan for an offshore wind project in China.
Danny Richards, lead economist at Timetric’s Construction Intelligence Center, examines the potential positive effect Donald Trump’s surprise victory could have on the US construction sector.
Swedish state-owned energy firm Vattenfall has secured a contract for the construction of a Danish 600MW offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea.
A consortium of Boskalis subsidiary VBMS and NKT Cables has won a contract to connect two offshore wind farms to TenneT’s onshore grid in the Netherlands.
German utility company E.ON has started work on its Radford’s Run wind farm in Macon County, Illinois.
Whether buildings are comprised of commercial, residential or office space, they can be assessed, rated and certified according to their green and sustainable features.
Enel subsidiary Enel Green Power North America (EGPNA) has begun construction on the Rock Creek wind farm in Missouri, US.
With arising worries about the environment, global warming and pollution, skyscrapers, office towers and even mosques are increasingly incorporating green and eco-friendly design and features. Here, as part of the sustainability week on WCN, we look at some of the world’s greenest buildings.One Angel Square, UK
“SolarWindow is attempting to make history by developing what may be the single-biggest breakthrough in the clean energy industry in a long time,” says John Conklin, president and CEO of SolarWindow Technologies, when referring to the company’s vision of an electricity-generating window.
‘Living walls’, green façades, vertical farming or roof gardens are increasingly featuring in the design-concept of buildings.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted a loan of up to €300M for the construction of the offshore Rentel wind farm in Belgium.