Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded a contract worth AED982m ($267m) to a consortium of Ghantoot Transport and General Contracting and Ghantoot Gulf Contracting for the construction of its new headquarters, called Al-Shera’a (Arabic for sail).
Canada-based solar power company Canadian Solar has been selected to build three solar photovoltaic (PV) projects with a total capacity of 393.7MW in two recent private corporate auctions held in Brazil.
Almar Water Solutions, through Abdul Latif Jameel and Rawafid Alhadarah, and its consortium partners Spanish infrastructure company Acciona and Japanese firm Marubeni Corporation have laid the foundation stone at the IWP Shuqaiq-3 desalination project in Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea coast.
US-based Dominion Energy and the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) have announced a joint project to develop a 100MW solar power project on 1,200 acres at Washington Dulles International Airport.
Canadian electricity generator and wholesale marketing company TransAlta has partnered with SemCAMS Midstream, a gathering and processing business and Canadian subsidiary of US-based SemGroup, to build a 40MW cogeneration facility in Alberta, Canada.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Dutch development bank FMO have agreed to provide $106m (£85m) in financing for the construction of 80MW Radiant and Eldosol solar projects in Kenya.
Enel Green Power, a subsidiary of Italian energy company Enel, has broken ground on the 201MW Kolskaya wind farm located in the Russian region of Murmansk.
Colas Rail’s subsidiary Colas Rail Italia has won two contracts worth €44m (£39m) from Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI) to modernise the Italian railway infrastructure.
UK-based infrastructure firm Balfour Beatty has commenced the tunnelling work at the £19.6bn Hinkley Point C nuclear power station project in Somerset, UK.
UK-based construction company Balfour Beatty has received a £70m contract to deliver Overhead Line works in the west of Scotland, UK on behalf of utility firm Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission (SSEN Transmission).
A consortium of Orascom Construction and Siemens has signed an agreement with Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity to rebuild Baiji 1 and Baiji 2 power plants in northern Iraq.
SIMEC Atlantis Energy (Atlantis), the developer, owner and operator of sustainable energy projects, is planning to build what it claims to be the world’s first and largest data centre powered by ocean energy in Scotland.
Lightsource BP has begun construction on the 70MW Penn State Solar Project to supply power to Penn State University in Pennsylvania, US.
German engineering services firm Siemens has secured a contract worth about €450m (£407m) from the special-purpose company Compagnie Electrique de Bretagne for the construction of a new combined-cycle power plant in France.
Xcel Energy has announced its plans to construct the 522MW Sagamore Wind Project to be located in Roosevelt County, New Mexico.
Italian energy company Enel through its subsidiary Enel Green Power Chile has begun construction on the 382MW Campos del Sol solar plant in the Atacama Region in Chile.
The European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed to provide financial assistance for rehabilitation work at Tajikistan’s Qairokkum hydropower plant.
LNG supplier Venture Global LNG has announced final investment decision and financial close for its Calcasieu Pass LNG facility and associated TransCameron pipeline to be located in Cameron Parish, south of the city of Lake Charles, Louisiana.
Japan-based urban landscape developer Mori Building has commenced construction on JPY580bn (£4.48bn) urban regeneration project, Toranomon-Azabudai District Category 1 Urban Redevelopment Project, in central Tokyo.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has selected a consortium of Strabag Dubai, Strabag, Andritz Hydro and Ozkar for the construction of the AED1.437bn (£316m) pumped storage hydroelectric power station in Hatta, Dubai.