Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions (Toshiba ESS) has been awarded EPC services contract for the construction of 147MW Onikoube Solar Power Plant in Japan.
Private technology firm Tongwei Group has broken ground on the 30GW Tongwei Solar Photovoltaic Industrial Base Project in Chengdu, China.
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has secured a contract from JERA Power Anegasaki, a part of JERA, to build three new gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) generation units at the Anegasaki Thermal Power Station in Japan.
The Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan has signed three new agreements, worth over $2bn, with the Saudi Arabian utility developer ACWA Power to strengthen the country’s energy industry.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has agreed to provide a $200m loan to Bangladesh to upgrade the power supply network in its capital Dhaka and the country’s western zone.
Singapore-based Atlantic Gulf & Pacific (AG&P) has broken ground on LNG import facility at Karaikal Port, Puducherry in India.
Singapore-based ChemOne Group has announced plans to build a $3.38bn aromatics plant, named Pengerang Energy Complex (PEC), in Johor, Malaysia.
Marubeni has decided to construct two offshore projects with a combined capacity of 140MW, at Akita Port and Noshiro Port in Akita Prefecture, Japan.
UAE-based renewable energy company Masdar has signed an agreement with Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Energy to build a 200MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Azerbaijan.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a $500m loan for two investment projects in Turkey.
German chemical firm BASF has broken ground on a $10bn integrated petrochemical complex in China.
VINCI Construction Grands Projets, a construction engineering subsidiary of French concessions and construction company VINCI, has been selected by Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority to build a $200m water treatment plant in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a $180m financing agreement with Gulf PD Company to support the construction and operation of a 2,500MW combined cycle gas turbine power plant in Thailand.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide €271.84m ($300m) in financing for the Dhaka and Western Zone Transmission Grid Expansion project in Bangladesh.
Indian construction firm Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has been awarded engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts for various projects in India.
Philippine water and wastewater services provider Maynilad Water Services has broken ground on PHP10.5bn ($207m) CAMANA (Caloocan-Malabon-Navotas) water reclamation facility in Caloocan City.
The joint venture of Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) and Swancor Renewables has commenced onshore construction on the NT$62.4bn ($2.05bn) Formosa 2 offshore wind farm located off the coast of Miaoli County, Taiwan.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $451m loan to improve the power connectivity in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
A consortium comprising Spanish infrastructure developer Acciona Agua and y VINCI Construction Grands Projets has won a €200m ($223.3m) contract in Vietnam to build, operate and maintain the Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe wastewater plant in Ho Chi Minh City.
L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of engineering and construction major Larsen & Toubro (L&T), has won a mega engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) contract from Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) for Residue Up-gradation Facility (RUF) at Visakh Refinery in India.