The New Development Bank (NDB) has agreed to provide a $350M loan for a road project in India and a $290M loan for an offshore wind project in China.
Wärtsilä, a Finland-based specialist in flexible power plants, has signed a contract worth €75M to supply a 101MW plant to Pampa Energía in Argentina.
German energy company Stadtwerke Kiel has approved the construction of a gas power plant in Kiel, Germany and has appointed Kraftanlagen München (KAM) as the general contractor for the project.
India-based Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) has secured an EPC contract worth INR36.75bn ($539M) from NLC India for setting up two lignite-based CFB C thermal power projects with a capacity of 250MW each.
UK-based construction firm Costain has won a £113M contract from National Grid to enhance its Peterborough and Huntingdon compressor stations.
Entergy Louisiana has been given green light by the Louisiana Public Service Commission for the construction of a new natural gas-fired, combined-cycle power plant in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana.
UK-based United Utilities Group has received final planning consent from Allerdale Council for the construction of a £300M water pipeline project in West Cumbria, UK.
A consortium of ACWA Power and Harbin Electric has begun construction on the Hassyan clean coal power station in Dubai, UAE.
Swedish state-owned energy firm Vattenfall has secured a contract for the construction of a Danish 600MW offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea.
A consortium of Boskalis subsidiary VBMS and NKT Cables has won a contract to connect two offshore wind farms to TenneT’s onshore grid in the Netherlands.
Italian turnkey contractor Saipem has won two contracts worth around $1bn from Saudi Aramco for the works related to the development of three offshore oilfields in Saudi Arabia.
The president of Tajikistan has inaugurated the start of construction at what will be the tallest dam in the world, located at Rogun in the Central Asian country.
Indian engineering and construction firm BGR Energy Systems has won a contract from Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution (TANGEDCO) for Stage III of the 800MW North Chennai Thermal Power project in Tamil Nadu, India.
Malaysia-based Sarawak Energy has signed an agreement with General Electric (GE) and Sinohydro for the construction of the 400MW combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) Block at Tanjung Kidurong in Sarawak, Malaysia.
South Korea-based Hyundai Engineering & Construction (Hyundai E&C) has won a $735M contract from Saudi Aramco to construct a gas processing plant in Saudi Arabia.
General Electric (GE) has won a turnkey contract worth over $900M from Centrais Elétricas de Sergipe (CELSE) for a combined-cycle power plant in Brazil.
Murphy in partnership with Siemens has been awarded a contract to build a converter station and nine compound buildings for the Nemo Link interconnector project in Richborough, Kent.
National Grid has unveiled plans for a £2.8bn project to connect the proposed nuclear power station at Moorside in Cumbria into the electricity network.
German utility company E.ON has started work on its Radford’s Run wind farm in Macon County, Illinois.
Canada-based AltaGas has announced that its board of directors have approved a positive final investment decision for the construction, ownership and operation of the North Pine facility in British Columbia, Canada.