A wholly-owned subsidiary of Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co has received tax equity financing commitments from MidAmerican Wind Tax Equity Holdings, a Berkshire Hathaway Energy subsidiary, and Citi for its 160MW Rattlesnake Wind Project in McCulloch County, Texas.
The Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) has awarded three contracts worth CAD86M ($62.6M) for high voltage cabling and accessories, and transmission and distribution line relocation works in Canada.
Japanese automaker Honda is set to invest $124M in the construction of a multifunctional aeroacoustic wind tunnel facility in East Liberty, Ohio.
Acciona Energy has started construction on the 132MW Mount Gellibrand wind farm in the Australian state of Victoria.
Enel Green Power North America (EGPNA), a subsidiary of Enel, has begun construction on the 300MW Red Dirt wind farm in the US.
Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE), a portfolio company of I Squared Capital, has secured financing for its 250MW Willow Springs wind project in Haskell County, Texas.
Australia-based Infigen Energy has secured financing for the 113.2MW Bodangora wind farm near Wellington in New South Wales, Australia.
Liverpool City Council has given green light to the construction of a £60M eco-friendly apartment complex in Liverpool, UK.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €115M loan agreement with the Arab Republic of Egypt for a wind farm project in the Gulf of Suez.
Enel Green Power Mexico (EGPM), the Mexican unit of energy firm Enel, has begun construction on a 754MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Viesca, Coahuila, Mexico.
Brazilian renewable energy firm Rio Energy has received R$848M ($270M) in financing to build eight wind farms in the Serra da Babilonia Complex in Bahia state.
Enel Green Power Mexico (EGPM), the Mexican renewable energy subsidiary of energy group Enel, has begun construction on the 200MW wind farm in Coahuila, Mexico.
A consortium formed by Hanwha Q Cells and Turkish firm Kalyon Enerji has won the tender to build a 1GW solar power plant in Turkey.Expected to be the region's largest project of kind, the new solar power plant will be established in the Karapinar region at a tariff of US$0.0699/kWh.Estimated to cost $1.3bn, the project will have an installed capacity of 1,000MW (AC) and will generate enough electricity to power more than 600,000 households. The consortium will also establish 500MW of fully integrated PV manufacturing capacity in the country. It will be operational within 21 months.Murtaza Ata, Kalyon Energy Group president, said: “This is a big step towards reducing the external energy dependency on which the Ministry has been focusing over the past year.“With this project, Turkey's external energy dependency will decrease. This project shall also open opportunity window to extend solar business beyond our borders since Turkey has a significant geographical importance due to its close proximity to the Middle East and North Africa, where solar power potential is quite significant."Hanwha Q Cells chairman and CEO, Seong-Woo Nam, said: "We are excited to be a part of this historic milestone energy project in Turkey and the region. We will bring our leading technology and operations expertise to bring environmentally sustainable energy solutions to Turkey and to support the Turkish government's aim to be energy independent."The power plant is expected to become operational within 21 months.
Asia-Pacific has the largest power generation construction pipeline out of the major regions, with $1.67 trillion worth of investments, according to a new report.
Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Limited has secured planning permission from the Scottish government for a 50MW offshore wind farm at approximately 15 km south-east of Aberdeen.
Mortenson, a US-based construction firm, has been selected by Xcel Energy to construct the 600MW Rush Creek Wind Project in Colorado, US.
Stress, depression or anxiety is significantly affecting our society. According to mental health charity Mind, 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health issue in any given year and, according to the Centre for Mental Health, at any one time 1 in 6 workers is experiencing depression, anxiety or stress — and construction workers are not immune to it.
US-based Madison Gas and Electric (MGE) has unveiled plans to build, own and operate a 66MW wind farm, to be the company’s largest wind farm to date, near Saratoga, Iowa.
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US Wind has selected JDR Cable Systems to supply subsea power cables to its proposed 750MW wind project off the coast of Maryland, US.