- Tunnel to carry high-voltage power line
- Order worth around EUR 130 million (approximately CHF 140 million)
Chile has its first floating solar farm installed and on a brand-new type of site: a tailings pond, owned by the mining giant AngloAmerican.
Turquoise Hill Resources announced the signing of the Power Source Framework Agreement (PSFA) between Oyu Tolgoi and the Government of Mongolia (Government), which provides a binding framework and pathway forward for the construction of a Tavan Tolgoi-based power project, as well as establishes the basis for a long-term domestic power solution for the mine.
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On the 30th of August 2018 Juwi Renewable Energy signed an agreement with the University of Queensland to deliver a high penetration solar, battery hybrid power solution at the Heron Island Research Station located in the Great Barrier Reef under an EPC contract. The project consists of a 500kW roof top installation combined with a 0.6MWh vanadium flow battery integrated with diesel generators using a microgrid control system. This project is expected to deliver over 80% of the research facilities annual electricity needs and be operational in mid-2019.
Juwi Renewable Energies has concluded three Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) and Operation & Maintenance (O&M) contracts, with a combined value of R3bn, with African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), Africa’s largest and most experienced infrastructure-focused private equity fund manager and a member of Old Mutual Alternative Investments. This will deliver 250 MW of additional solar PV electricity to South Africa’s power grid over the coming few years.
Cimic Group company UGL has been awarded a contract with ElectraNet Pty Ltd to design, build and commission high voltage substations and transmission lines that will connect the Prominent Hill Mine to the South Australian electricity grid, continuing Cimic Group’s long-standing involvement with the mine.
Turquoise Hill announced that Oyu Tolgoi has received notification the Government of Mongolia (Government) has
canceled the Power Sector Cooperation Agreement (PSCA), which was signed in 2014. The Government’s cancellation,
under Section 1.3 of the PSCA, indicates that the Tavan Tolgoi power project is no longer a viable option.
SNC-Lavalin (TSX:SNC) is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement to form a joint venture with ABB for the delivery of substation projects globally at 66 kV AC and above.
SNC-Lavalin is pleased to announce its new client-facing global structure, following the successful completion of the Atkins integration plan, effective January 1, 2018
Nexans secures an eight-year contract to provide power cable and support services for the Mosaic K3 potash mine in Canada.
Ceremony with Georgian Prime Minister commissions Green Power Station
The engineering and services group Bilfinger has won three new orders for its Power business in the United Arab Emirates, in Kuwait and in Saudi Arabia. Total volume for the orders is a good €40 million.
With enough reinforced steel for one quarter of the Eiffel Tower and enough concrete for 57 highway bridges, the conversion of Skærbæk Power Station is well under way. Over the weekend, the power station’s neighbours had the chance to see the construction work up close. Heavy-duty steel elements have just been shipped by sea from India directly to Skærbæk Power Station’s own quay. They will be used to build the new wood chip boilers, which from 2017 will enable Skærbæk Power Station to use wood chips instead of gas.
Vattenfall has agreed to phase out 1,000 MW lignite power capacity, corresponding to 8 million tonnes of CO2-emissions. Two 500 MW plants will be taken out of regular operation 2018 and 2019 – remaining on stand-by during a transition period to guarantee security of supply.
Costain’s Power Sector has notched up a major safety milestone, achieving in excess of one million man-hours without a single lost time accident or incident. The milestone was achieved between February and September 2015 in a sector which works right across the UK, in areas as diverse as maintenance activities on coal fired power stations, high voltage transmission and distribution refurbishments, and large scale tunnelling and construction activities.
Bilfinger hat die Deutsche Bank mandatiert, den strukturierten Verkaufsprozess seines Geschäftsfelds Power durchzuführen. Der Konzern hatte am 17. Juni 2015 beschlossen, sich künftig auf sein Geschäft mit Kunden im Industrie- und Immobiliensektor zu konzentrieren. Der Verkauf des Segments Power, in dem die Aktivitäten im Energie- und Kraftwerkssektor gebündelt sind, soll spätestens innerhalb eines Jahres abgeschlossen werden.
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Der Vorstand der Bilfinger SE hat in seiner heutigen Sitzung beschlossen, das Unternehmen künftig auf das Geschäft mit Kunden im Industrie- und Immobiliensektor zu konzentrieren. Für das Geschäftsfeld Power wird ein strukturierter Verkaufsprozess gestartet, der innerhalb eines Jahres abgeschlossen werden soll.
Substations to facilitate integration of renewables and strengthening of power transmission grid