India’s Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has started civil works at the 660MW power unit for the Sagardighi supercritical thermal power project in West Bengal, India.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), based in Egypt, has approved $400m in loans and guarantees to support the construction of $24bn Mozambique LNG project.
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) Transmission has appointed a joint venture of Siemens BAM, along with three other contractors, for the construction of the 600MW Shetland HVDC link to transmit energy from Shetland Islands to Great Britain.
Laing O’Rourke has secured a £123m contract from Thames Water to conduct sewage upgrade work in Beckton, UK.
The board of Indian Oil (IndianOil) has given green light to build an integrated para-xylene (PX) and purified terephthalic acid (PTA) complex project at Paradip, Odisha, with an investment of INR138.05bn ($1.8bn).
Hill International has been selected by the Natural Gas Infrastructure Company of Cyprus (ETYFA) to provide owner’s engineering services for the $336m Cyprus Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Import Terminal Project.
The UAE has commissioned the first reactor out of the four units in the $24.4bn Barakah nuclear power plant (NPP) in the Dhafra Region of Abu Dhabi.
Saudi Arabia-based ACWA Power has selected Shanghai Electric as the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor to build the fifth phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Solar Park, to be located near Dubai, UAE.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has commenced operations of the new 400/132kV substation in Dubai South.
Biwater, a UK-based water treatment services provider, has secured a turn-key contract from Office National de l’Electricitéet de l’Eau Potable (ONEE) to design and construct a new wastewater treatment facility in Southern Morocco.
SUEZ NWS, together with its partner Huaibei City Construction Investment, has signed a contract to build and operate a hazardous waste management facility in Huaibei City, northern Anhui Province, China.
A consortium comprising France's EDF Renewables and China's JinkoPower has been awarded a contract to develop what it claims to be the world’s largest solar power plant, with 2GW capacity, in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Gazprom Neft has announced the commissioning of the new RUB98bn ($1.3bn) Euro+ complex at the Moscow Refinery located in Russia.
The US Department of the Interior (DOI) has approved the rights-of-way permits for the $38.7bn Alaska LNG Pipeline Project.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide €125m in financing for the construction of the new natural gas-fired 826 MW CCGT Agios Nikolaos power plant in Greece.
Enel Green Power, a subsidiary of Italian energy company Enel, has started construction on a solar and storage project in Texas, US.
Coastal GasLink, a project company owned by TC Energy, has selected Aecon for the construction of the Wilde Lake Compressor and Meter Stations and the Kitimat Meter Station in British Columbia, Canada.
The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority in the UK has granted planning consent for a portion of the 500MW Ireland-Wales Greenlink Interconnector.
Britain’s electricity and gas firm National Grid has begun construction on the €2bn Viking Link Interconnector project, a high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) link between the UK and Denmark.
German utility RWE has selected GE consortium for the construction of the high voltage direct current (HVDC) electrical transmission system for the 1.4GW Sofia offshore wind farm to be located 195km in the English North Sea.