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EDF Renewables, Canadian Solar secure $373m financing for Brazilian solar plant

27 Nov 2018

Pirapora solar complex, a 399MWp plant in Brazil jointly owned by EDF Renewables and Canadian Solar, has raised BRL1.39bn ($373m) from multiple project finance sources.

Boskalis, NKT team wins €250m export cable contract for German wind farms

26 Nov 2018 | Europe

A consortium, comprising Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) and NKT, has won a €250m contract from German transmission system operator 50Hertz for the installation of export cable for the Ostwind 2 offshore grid connection in the Baltic Sea.

Sapura Energy secures $417m orders in Mexico and Malaysia

23 Nov 2018 | Asia

Malaysian oil and gas services company Sapura Energy has secured contracts worth RM1.75bn ($417m) for projects in Mexico and Malaysia.

Ofgem chooses preferred bidder for Galloper offshore wind farm

23 Nov 2018 | Europe

British independent energy regulator Ofgem has selected Diamond Transmission Partners as the preferred bidder to own and operate the high-voltage transmission link to the Galloper offshore wind farm for the next 20 years.

McDermott wins EPCI contract for Brazilian gas pipeline project

22 Nov 2018 | South America

American EPCI company McDermott International has won a contract from Petrobras for a natural gas pipeline project at the Santos basin pre-salt field programme.

E.ON to build 475MW onshore wind farm in Sweden

19 Nov 2018 | Europe

German energy company E.ON, in a joint venture with Swiss investment manager Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners (CSEIP), will construct a 475MW onshore wind farm at Nysäter in Sweden.

Murphy wins contract to upgrade drinking water reservoir in Ireland

16 Nov 2018 | Europe

UK-based construction company J Murphy & Sons has secured a contract from Irish Water to design, construct and commission a covered storage reservoir at Stillorgan, which will safeguard the drinking water supply for 200,000 people in south Dublin.

UK govt announces £5bn energy investment projects

16 Nov 2018 | Europe

The UK government has launched its first Energy Investment Portfolio worth £5bn, under which energy and infrastructure projects across the country will be promoted to global investors as part of a new portfolio of opportunities.

ADB grants financing for $1.49bn power plant in Thailand

12 Nov 2018 | Asia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Gulf SRC have signed a $227.7m loan agreement to finance the construction and operation of a 2,500MW combined-cycle power plant in Chonburi Province, Thailand.

Toshiba to pull out of UK nuclear power plant project, wind up NuGen

9 Nov 2018 | Europe

Toshiba has decided to wind up NuGeneration (NuGen), a subsidiary formed for the construction of a nuclear power plant on the West Cumbria coast in northwest England, and withdraw from the project.


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