Canada’s BC Hydro has awarded three contracts with a combined value of more than $1.26 billion for the 1100 MW Site C hydropower project in the Canadian province of British Columbia.
Redondo Peninsular Energy has terminated a $940 million contract awarded to Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction in 2016 for the construction of a coal-fired power plant in the Philippines.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has secured orders for the supply of 39 onshore wind turbines in France, with a combined generation capacity of 104 MW.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting the privatisation of state-owned hydropower plants in Turkey with a $55 million loan to a subsidiary of Koc Holding.
EDF has said that it hopes the terms of the deal to build an EPR nuclear power plant in Jaitapur, India will be finalised by December 2018.
E,ON and RWE have proposed to reshuffle their business units in a complex merger agreement.
Inadequate rainfall in the main catchment areas of Sri Lanka has reduced the country’s hydropower generating capacity, and as a result, the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has entered into emergency power supply agreements to purchase 100 MW of temporary thermal capacity, to ensure uninterrupted power supply over the next six months.
Siemens has signed a long-term agreement with the Sudanese Thermal Power Generating Company (STPGC) to provide service and maintenance for the power generating assets and related components operating the 337 MW Port Sudan and 502 MW Garri gas-fired power plants.
GE has announced the launch of the GE Reservoir, a comprehensive 20 MW, 80 MWh energy storage platform.
The Brazilian Government has formed a special congressional committee to analyse the Federal Bill PL 9463/18, which proposes the privatisation of the country’s state-owned energy company Eletrobras.