A Bechtel-led construction team announced that it has placed the massive reaction building dome on Unit 4, the second of the two new nuclear units Vogtle’s Units 3 and 4, presently being constructed in Waynesboro, Georgia.
The World Bank has approved $700m in financing to Pakistan to fund the construction of the 4.32GW Dasu hydropower project.
North American energy infrastructure company TC Energy has announced its decision to proceed with the construction of the long-delayed $8bn Keystone XL (KXL) Pipeline Project, amid plunging oil prices.
Harworth Group, a UK-based regenerator of land and property, has completed the steel superstructure for the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s (UKAEA) Yorkshire building ahead of schedule.
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.
Spain-based energy company Acciona has announced plans to build what it claims to be the largest wind farm in Australia, the 1,026MW MacIntyre wind complex in Queensland, with an investment of A$1.96bn (€1bn).
A consortium of Saudi Arabia-based ACWA Power, Gulf Investment Corporation and Alternative Energy Projects Co. (AEPC) has secured financing for the 500MW Ibri II solar photovoltaic (PV) independent power project (IPP) in Oman.
SP Energy Networks, a subsidiary of Scottish Power, has secured approval from the UK government to strengthen the North Shropshire Electricity Network scheme.
The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a certificate of approval to Pembina Pipeline for the proposed $10bn Jordan Cove LNG project.
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.
German energy company innogy has commenced construction on the 47.5MW Dolice wind farm in West Pomerania province, Poland.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €250m loan agreement with TenneT to finance the construction of the western section of Zuidwest 380kV project in the Netherlands.
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.
UK-based construction company J F Finnegan has been selected by the University of Sheffield for the construction of Translational Energy Research Centre, a national hub for innovative research into low-carbon energy generation technology.
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.
US-based project management services provider Bechtel has secured an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract from Sempra Energy to build the Port Arthur LNG export terminal in Port Arthur, Texas.
L&T Construction said that its Water & Effluent Treatment Business has secured a design and execution contract for Phase II of Al Dhakhlia Water Transmission System, a water infrastructure project in Oman.
Costain, a British construction and engineering services company, has secured a contract from Pale Blue Dot Energy to provide technical consultancy services for the next phase of the UK’s first carbon capture and storage (CCS) project.
Global commodities trader TrafiguraTrafigura has entered into a joint venture with US-based refiner Phillips 66 to build a deepwater terminal in Texas, US to export crude oil.