The Nebraska Public Service Commission has approved Canadian pipeline company TransCanada’s plan to construct $8bn Keystone XL pipeline; however, the route was not the preferred one by the pipeline developer.
Bechtel, a US-based construction and civil engineering firm, has bagged four fixed price, lump sum turnkey contracts worth $15.2bn from Tellurian for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the new Driftwood LNG plant near Lake Charles, Louisiana.
MidAmerican Energy Company has announced plans to build a new wind farm in Poweshiek County, Iowa.
Competitive Power Ventures (CPV), GE and Osaka Gas have broken ground on the 1,050MW CPV Fairview Energy Center in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
Nexus Gas Transmission has secured an approval from the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to commence construction on its $2.1bn interstate natural gas pipeline project.
An equal stake joint venture of Macro Enterprises and Spiecapag Canada has won a CAD375m ($298m) contract from Trans Mountain Pipeline for pipeline construction work on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project.
Energy infrastructure firm Veresen has submitted applications with the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for two energy projects.
Tall Oak Midstream is set to construct a natural gas gathering system in southeast Oklahoma’s East STACK play in the US.
Surerus Murphy Joint Venture (SMJV) has been awarded a contract by Kinder Morgan Canada Limited to construct part of the 980km Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project in Canada.
Entergy Louisiana and Cleco have started construction on a new storm-hardened transmission line in order to enhance power supply network in Southeast Louisiana, US.
Amec Foster Wheeler, a UK-based engineering services firm, has won an EPC contract for a methanol plant in Louisiana, US.
US-based engineering services firm Bechtel has been awarded a contract by Georgia Power to complete construction of the two-reactor expansion of a nuclear power plant near Augusta, Georgia.
Canadian power utility Capital Power has decided to go ahead with its plans to construct CAD182m ($144m) Frontier Wind farm in North Dakota, US.
Spanish renewable energy specialist Acciona has been awarded a contract by Mexican energy company Zuma Energía to build a 424MW wind farm in Tamaulipas, Mexico.
Webcor Builders in a joint venture with MWH Constructors has secured a $939m contract to deliver the Southeast Water Pollution Control Plant Biosolids Digester Facilities Project in San Francisco, California.
Canadian Solar and EDF Energies Nouvelles have obtained a BRL529m ($163m) in project financing from the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) for their 191.5 MW solar power project known as Pirapora I project in Brazil.
DTE Energy has sought permission from the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) to build a natural gas-fired power plant of about 1,100MW on existing company property in East China Township, Michigan.
Renewable energy company Invenergy in collaboration with GE Renewable Energy has announced a 2,000MW wind farm in Oklahoma, US that will be the largest in the US and second-largest in the world when operational.
New York has unveiled a $440m modernisation plan to rebuild nearly 78 miles of an existing power transmission line in the northern part of the state.
A joint venture of Salini Impregilo and The Lane Construction has won a $580m contract to build the Northeast Boundary Tunnel (NEBT) project in Washington, DC.