Kier, a provider of construction and infrastructure services, has been hired by Openreach to build full fibre broadband in additional locations across the UK.
Construction has begun of a 300MW nuclear power unit with a coolant BREST-OD-300 fast reactor at the site of the Siberian Chemical Combine, which is an enterprise of TVEL Fuel Company of Rosatom in Seversk, Russia’s Tomsk region.
VetroSGC-2 JSC, which is within NovaWind JSC, the wind energy division of Rosatom, has secured approval for construction of Berestovskaya wind farm in Petrovskiy urban district of Stavropol Krai, Russia.
German utility RWE has commenced construction on its 1.4GW Sofia offshore wind project in the UK.
NCC has secured a contract worth $32.6m (SEK270m) from Uppsala Vatten to upgrade and modernise the Kungsängsverket treatment plant in Sweden.
Serbia and Republika Srpska have started construction works on a 125MW hydroelectric plant on the river Drina.
Enel Green Power España (EGPE) has commenced construction works on the $200m (€181m) wind farm in the province of Zaragoza, Spain.
Energy firm Repsol has started construction of the 860MW Delta II wind farm complex in Spain.
EDF Renewables Ireland, a wholly owned subsidiary of EDF Group, has commenced construction on three new solar power projects in Wexford and Kilkenny.
Construction company Mace has been selected as a manufacturing programme partner to deliver new manufacturing facilities in the UK.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a funding agreement with Israeli provider of industrial energy storage solutions Brenmiller Energy to build a first-of-its-kind manufacturing plant for innovative thermal energy storage systems.
Albania will soon be constructing its first floating solar photovoltaic (PV) farm with the help of the $10.7m (€9.1m) loan sanctioned by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
Both UK-based, Mace and AFC Energy have joined together in a UK-first strategic partnership to decarbonise the construction industry using hydrogen power.
Swedish construction company Peab has secured a contract worth $29.8m (SEK254m) to rebuild a wastewater treatment plant in Henriksdal, Sweden.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has provided a loan of PLN117m ($31.3m) to Poland for the construction of two new wind farms to help the country in its transition from fossil fuels.