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  • Omani firms sign MoU for smart city pilot

    Oman’s National Energy Centre has signed a MoU with oil & gas company Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) for the development of a smart city pilot project

  • HSBC signs PPA with Scottish wind project

    HSBC has today signed a 15-year power purchase agreement with the 13MW Sorbie Wind Farm in Scotland, as a part of its strategy to decarbonise its energy use by 2030

  • Medellín light rail project to seek international financing

    The municipal government of Medellín will seek national and international financing for the ‘Metro de la 80’ light rail project, with a view to bringing the project to FC in late 2021 or early 2022

  • EnergyAustralia brings forward coal mine closure

    Australian utility EnergyAustralia has today released an update to its climate change policy, confirming its transition out of coal assets by 2040

  • Wärtsilä signs concession for Gabonese gas-fired

    A Wärtsilä-led consortium has signed with the government of Gabon a 15-year concession agreement for a 120MW gas-fired project to be developed at Owendo, near Libreville

  • NSW approves AGL’s big battery

    The New South Wales government has today approved AGL’s proposed 50MW/100MWh battery in Broken Hill

  • Progress on Australia’s largest renewables project

    Singapore-based renewables developer Sun Cable has logged progress on its proposed Australia-ASEAN Power Link project, after securing approval form the Indonesian government

  • PetroCity pitches 1,100km rail project

    Brazilian port operator PetroCity has submitted a proposal for a new privately-funded railway to link the federal district of Brasília with the ports of Espírito Santo

  • Colbun to break ground on 780MW Chilean wind farm

    Independent power producer Colbun has approved the construction of a 778MW wind project in the country's Antofagasta region

  • Cox Energy plots Chilean solar

    Spanish developer Cox Energy has begun the permitting process for a 9MW solar park in Chile's O’Higgins region

  • EXCLUSIVE Spark’s layout of 2.5GW NSW renewables hub

    Further details have emerged on Spark Renewables’ proposed 2.5GW Dinawan renewables hub in New South Wales, IJGlobal can reveal

  • State of QLD approves Edify’s 1GW hydrogen plant

    Queensland has today granted development approval for Edify Energy’s 1GW green hydrogen production plant in Townsville, Queensland

  • Brazil preps capacity auction

    The Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy has outlined the terms of a capacity auction to be held for both renewable and thermal power projects in the country

  • Ecuador launches tender for power projects

    Ecuador’s Ministry of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources has announced the launch of three procurement processes for renewables, gas-fired and transmission projects in the country

  • Progress for Belgian desal at Port of Antwerp

    Dockwater has brought in Engie’s engineering offshoot Engie Fabricom and Belgian construction firm Denys to design and build the Dockwater desalination facility in the Port of Antwerp

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