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Pöyry Awarded Owner's Engineer Services Assignment By Nakheel For Two Substations In Dubai, UAE

SOURCE: Poyry | 01 October 2015

Nakheel has awarded Pöyry with the owner's engineer services assignment for the establishment of 132/11kV substations for two separate developments: Jumeirah Village and Nad Al Hamar Residential Villas in Dubai, UAE.

Humber Gateway Offshore Wind Farm Officially Opened By Minister Of State

SOURCE: E.ON | 01 October 2015

E.ON’s Humber Gateway Offshore Wind Farm was today officially opened by Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change, Andrea Leadsom MP.

Dominion Virginia Power Seeks To Build 56 Megawatts Of New Solar

SOURCE: Dominion | 01 October 2015

Dominion Virginia Power today proposed to build 56 megawatts of large-scale solar facilities that would begin producing renewable energy by December of 2016

AECOM Receives Selective Catalytic Reduction Retrofit Contract With Arizona Public Service

SOURCE: AECOM | 29 September 2015

AECOM (NYSE:ACM), a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced today that it has been selected for the project with Arizona Public Service (APS) to engineer, procure and construct (EPC) selective catalytic reduction (SCR) retrofits and related balance of plant equipment at the Four Corners Station near Farmington, N.M.

ÅF Wins Extensive Assignment From OKG

SOURCE: ÅF | 25 September 2015

ÅF has won two new safety assignments at Oskarshamn nuclear power station. The assignments will total approximately 40,000 hours in 2015 and 2016.

Nordex UK: 15th Wind Farm From Key Account

SOURCE: Nordex | 21 September 2015

Nordex has received the 15th order from its key account, Falck Renewables. The manufacturer will supply ten N90/2500 turbines for the Assel Valley wind farm near the south-west coast of Scotland. The supply schedule includes the turnkey construction of the wind farm, including the civil and electrical infrastructure works.

ABB To Support India’s Push For Solar Power

SOURCE: ABB | 18 September 2015

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth around $18 million to provide plant electrification, automation and substation solutions for solar power plants being built as part of India’s strong push for solar energy and renewables.

Amec Foster Wheeler Wins Radiochemical Testing Projects From CERN

SOURCE: Amec Foster Wheeler | 17 September 2015

Amec Foster Wheeler announces today the award of a series of contracts from CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, to carry out radiochemical testing. The work, which began earlier this year and is ongoing, involves characterisation of waste components taken from high energy accelerators including the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world's largest particle accelerator.

SNC-Lavalin Joint Venture Awarded $146 Million Power Contract

SOURCE: SNC-Lavalin | 17 September 2015

SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) announced today that an SNC-Lavalin joint venture has been awarded a $146 million power contract in Ontario, Canada.

Nordex Inaugurates Its Biggest Wind Farm De-veloped In-House In France

SOURCE: Nordex | 16 September 2015

Together with its project partner H2air, Nordex has officially opened its largest wind farm in France to date. The 75-megawatt "Seine River Gauche Nord" ("SRN") project is something of a trendsetter for the French energy market in view of the targets set by the French government for extending the use renewables