Sonnedix, a solar independent power producer, has commenced construction on Sonnedix Atacama Solar, a 171MWp solar PV plant, in the Pica district in the Atacama Desert in Chile.
Spanish energy giant Iberdrola has won a tender in Portugal to build a 149MW solar plant in the country.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has approved $252m (£207.4m) funding for the construction of Lekela Power’s new 250MW wind farm, West Bakr Wind, in the Gulf of Suez, Egypt.
Sydney-based Alinta Energy has broken ground on the 214MW Yandin wind farm in the Shire of Dandaragan, Western Australia.
Indianapolisheadquartered Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives (IEA) has secured a $98m (£80.6m) contract from EDF Renewables North America for the 300MW Milligan 1 wind farm, located near Nebraska’s capital city of Lincoln.
Italian energy company Enel, through its subsidiary Enel Green Power North America, has commenced construction on two wind farms in the US, with a total installed capacity of 302.5MW.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced that it will provide up to €385m (£316.4m) to Saudi Arabia’s Alfanar to fund the construction of 547MW Lanuza onshore wind project in Spain.
Finnish oil refining and marketing company Neste has commenced construction on the expansion of the new production line for renewable and sustainable products at its refinery in Singapore.
American engineering and construction company Fluor has secured an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract from Cupric Canyon Capital for its Khoemacau copper and silver project in Botswana, Africa.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed to provide €149m (£122m) to Ukrainian utility Ukrenergo to support the country in upgrading its power transmission network.
Corvias, a solutions and management partner to the US military, has entered the final phase of its geothermal installation and energy upgrades effort at the US Army’s Fort Polk in West-Central Louisiana.
French environmental services provider Suez was selected by Delhi Jal Board to build and operate a wastewater treatment plant in New Delhi, India.
Technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded an EPC contract for a 100MW/100MWh capacity energy storage project in South East Asia.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) are co-financing a financial package worth $350m (£280m) for three new units at EFELER, the largest geothermal power plant in Turkey.
Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract, worth €700m (£628.2m), for the development of 1.4GW Viking Link power cable between Britain and Denmark.
Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ subsidiary Hydrogen Engineering Australia (HEA) has commenced construction on the Hydrogen Liquefaction and Loading Terminal in Australia.
UK-based construction firm Tolent has begun work on the operational base for Triton Knoll wind farm at Grimsby’s Royal Dock off the coast of Lincolnshire in the North Sea, England.
A joint venture of L&T Construction’s Water and Effluent Treatment Business and UAE firm Tecton Engineering & Construction has won a significant EPC contract from Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) for a 100MLD desalination plant in the State of Gujarat.
VINCI Construction had secured a contract worth C$400m (£245m) for the construction of a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) tank in Canada.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO) have agreed to provide green financing to Iberdrola for its 500MW Núñez de Balboa solar project in Extremadura, Spain.