Pöyry and Vattenfall Power Generation in Sweden have signed a new framework agreement for technical consulting and engineering services. The signed agreement spans 2015-2016 with an option to extend for a further two years.
Länsimetro Oy has awarded Pöyry with rock, geotechnical and structural engineering assignments for its Western Metro project in Finland, between the districts of Matinkylä and Kivenlahti. On the western part, services include structural engineering of the rail line, two underground stations, an underground pit and the shafts.
KBR Inc., a world leader in ammonia technology, announced today that it has been awarded the license and engineering contracts to perform front end engineering and design for a potential expansion of Mosaic’s Ammonia Plant in St. James, La.
The team installing the Königshovener Höhe wind farm have some eventful weeks behind them. At the weekend, the last of a total of twelve wind turbines was commissioned. Construction Stage One (38 megawatts) was thus completed on time after ten months of work, and Stage Two (29 megawatts) has already begun. This second stage will add nine wind turbines, class 3.2 megawatts.
IBERDROLA has signed with Areva its largest renewable energy contract to date, valued at approximately €620 million, for the supply of wind turbines to its Wikinger offshore project.
Skanska has signed a contract to complete the construction of the Patricia & Phillip Frost Museum of Science in Miami, Florida, USA. The contract is worth USD 101 M, about SEK 690 M, which will be included in order bookings for Skanska USA Building for the fourth quarter of 2014.
DONG Energy has decided to construct the offshore wind farm Burbo Bank Extension located 8 km off the United Kingdom coast in Liverpool Bay.
When fed into medium-voltage power grids, large loads of renewable or other decentralized energies – which are generated when winds are strong or the sun is very bright – can produce short circuits that endanger the power supply. Superconducting network technologies can ensure reliable grid operation even under these conditions.
Volker Stevin International (VolkerWessels) and its partner Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) have been awarded a contract by Iberdrola Renewables Offshore Deutschland GmbH for the partial construction of the Wikinger Offshore Wind Farm in the German section of the Baltic Sea. The work comprises the transport and installation of seventy offshore wind turbine foundations and six offshore substation piles.
ÅF has been awarded a significant four-year contract by the County Council of Östergötland for reconstruction, extension, and new construction in about 40 sub-projects to renovate Vrinnevi Hospital in Norrköping. The order value is about SEK 30 million.