The UK Government’s Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Alok Sharma has approved the development of the 350MWCleve Hill Solar Park.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide a $300m loan to Indonesian state-owned company PT Geo Dipa Energi (GDE) to expand the geothermal power generation capacity in the country.
Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has begun construction on the new Calabogie Generating Station in eastern Ontario, Canada.
Stantec-led consortium has been selected by the Egyptian Holding Company for Water and Wastewater (HCWW) to lead the €456.5m Fayoum Wastewater Expansion programme in the country.
Nexans, a France-based company engaged in the cable industry, has secured a €220m contract to design, manufacture and install a 335km subsea high voltage direct current (HVDC) cable system, connecting Crete and the Greek mainland.
Ariadne Interconnection, a company fully owned by the transmission system operator for Greece’s power grid (IPTO), has awarded a €270m contract to Prysmian Group to supply two submarine interconnections between the island of Crete and mainland Greece (Attica region).
EDF Energy has submitted an application for the Development Consent Order (DCO) to the UK Planning Inspectorate for the proposed £16bn ($21bn) Sizewell C nuclear power station in the UK.
Germany-based Wpd has announced that the foundation work at the 72MW Aldermyrberget wind farm in Sweden is nearing completion.
Norwegian construction company Veidekke was selected by Stena Renewable for the construction of foundations and associated roads for the 47 wind turbines of Vindpark Tvinnesheda in Tvinnesheda–Badeboda outside Åseda in Småland, Sweden.
Beo Čista Energija (BCE) has secured financing for the construction of €370m Belgrade waste-to-energy project in Vinča, Serbia.
The state government of New South Wales (NSW) in Australia has issued planning approval for the main works for the Snowy Hydro 2.0 hydropower project.
Enel Green Power, a subsidiary of Italian energy company Enel, has started construction on the 60.9MW Azabache solar plant, located about 10km from the city of Calama in Chile.
Hanford Works Restoration (HWR), a joint venture between a subsidiary of BWX Technologies and Fluor, has been awarded Hanford Site Tank Closure Contract (TCC) by the US Department of Energy (DOE).
Sterling and Wilson Solar and its subsidiary have secured a A$525m ($338m) engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a solar plant in Australia.
Industrial gases company Air Products has agreed to invest $2bn in the construction of a coal-to-methanol production facility in Indonesia.
Iberdrola’s subsidiary ScottishPower has announced the development of two wind farms in Scotland with a total power-generating capacity of 165MW.
St. Joseph Renewable Fuels is planning to build a renewable diesel plant in Southern Illinois, US, with an investment of $400m.
The US Department of the Interior (DOI) has approved the plan for the construction of $1bn integrated solar photovoltaic (PV) and battery storage facility on federal lands near Las Vegas, Nevada.
Italian cable-maker Prysmian has been selected by German grid operator Amprion for the development of the A-Nord underground cable connection, part of the 2GW German Corridor ‘A’ electricity transmission project.
The US Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) and Friant Water Authority are seeking public inputs on the alternatives for the repair of the 53km stretch of the Friant-Kern Canal in eastern San Joaquin Valley, California.