Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has extended its support to Virginia-based energy company AES to construct of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal plant and a 2,250 MW combined cycle power plant in Vietnam.
Renewable energy firm DP Energy has awarded $600m contracts to Denmark-based Vestas Wind Systems and Australian engineering group Downer for the development of Stage 1 of the Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park in South Australia.
Irish renewable energy firm Mainstream Renewable Power is all set to move ahead with the construction of a 450MW Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm in Scotland.
Philippines-based AG&P (Atlantic, Gulf and Pacific Company) has inked an exclusivity with Karaikal Port Pvt Ltd (KPPL) to develop an LNG import terminal including LNG sourcing and supply at Karaikal Port in Puducherry, India.
North-West Power Generation Company (NWPGCL), a power generation company in Bangladesh, has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with German firm Siemens to construct a 3.6GW power plant in Bangladesh’s Patuakhali district.
GE has completed construction work on the 1.5GW Badr substation in Cairo, Egypt and work on connecting the facility to the national grid.
China’s Shanghai Electric Group has signed a contract with TE-TO Pancevo to build a thermal power plant in Pancevo, Serbia.
Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) and GlassPoint Solar have completed work on the first block of the 1GW Miraah solar plant in Oman.
MidAmerican Energy Company has announced plans to build a new wind farm in Poweshiek County, Iowa.
Dong Energy has started work on the DKK1.2bn ($187.6m) project for conversion of the Asnæs Power Station in Denmark.
A consortium of IFC and other lenders has granted $653m in debt package for 13 solar projects at the Benban Solar Park near the city of Aswan in Egypt.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has offered a loan of €50m to Romanian national gas transmission firm Transgaz for the construction of a new gas transmission corridor in Europe.
Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET), a public liability company owned by the government of Nigeria, has inked a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Qua Iboe Power Plant (QIPP) to develop a $1.1bn power plant in Akwa Ibom.
A joint venture (JV) of Clough and Wartsila has bagged an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract to develop a gas-fired power plant near Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea.
Norwegian firm Scatec Solar (SSO) and partners have reached financial close on six solar PV power plants in Egypt.
Competitive Power Ventures (CPV), GE and Osaka Gas have broken ground on the 1,050MW CPV Fairview Energy Center in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has granted a $200m loan with a sovereign guarantee to the Ceylon Electricity Board to develop a 100MW wind park on Mannar Island in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province.
Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has started the execution of the 4,000MW Yadadri Supercritical Thermal Power Project (TPP) in Telangana, India.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the Dutch Development Bank (FMO) have granted $87m in funding for the construction and operation of two solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants in Egypt.
A consortium led by Enel Green Power has been chosen as the preferred bidder to construct a 100MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Metehara, Oromia, Ethiopia.