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.
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.
German energy company innogy has broken ground on the 250MW Scioto Ridge wind farm in Hardin and Logan Counties, Ohio, US.
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.
A consortium of Van Oord and Grupo Huerta Madre has secured a land reclamation contract worth €235m (£208m)in Mexico.
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.
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.
Danish wind turbine-maker Vestas has won an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the 227MW Collector wind farm, being developed by RATCH-Australia.
Lietuvos Energija Renewables, a subsidiary of Lithuania-based energy company Lietuvos Energija, has agreed to acquire a yet-to-be built 94MW wind farm in Poland.
Virginia-based project management services provider Bechtel has won an engineering procurement, and construction (EPC) contract from NextDecade for the first phase of Rio Grande liquefied natural gas (LNG) project.
Italian energy company Enel’s subsidiary Enel Green Power RSA has started construction on the 140MW Oyster Bay wind farm in South Africa.
Swedish energy giant Vattenfall has commenced manufacture of monopile foundations for the 604MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm, to be located 15km off Danish coast of the Baltic Sea.
Kalium Lakes has awarded engineering, procurement, construction management (EPCM) and commissioning contracts for the development of purification plant facilities for its Beyondie Sulphate of Potash Project (BSOPP) in Western Australia.
Italian renewable energy corporation Enel Green Power (EGP) has commenced construction on the 90MW Azov wind farm in the Rostov region in southern Russia.
BASF has unveiled plans to build engineering plastics compounding plant and a thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) plant at its proposed $10bn integrated chemical production (Verbund) site in Zhanjiang, China.
Spanish company Abengoa has been selected by Arauco, producers of cellulose and wood derivatives in Chile, to construct two substations and a transmission line in the country.
Gemma Power Systems, a subsidiary of Argan, has secured an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract from ESC Harrison County Power to build a 625MW natural gas-fired power plant in Harrison County, West Virginia.
GE and its partners have secured approximately $1bn in financing from Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), Japanese export credit agency (ECA) and private financial institutions for the proposed 1.8GW Hamriyah Independent Power Company in Sharjah, UAE.
Southern California Gas (SoCalGas) has secured approval from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to move to the next phase in the construction of four new dairy biomethane projects in the state.
South Field Energy has broken ground on a new $1.3bn combined-cycle natural gas electric generating facility in Columbiana County, Ohio, US.