energy infrastructure project News

  • Informal agreement on notification of investment projects in energy infrastructure

    The Council's Permanent Representatives Committee today (on October 23th) confirmed the agreement reached at the informal trilogue with the European Parliament on 16 October on the regulation concerning the notification to the Commission of investment projects in energy infrastructure within the EU.  The text still needs to be formally approved by the Parliament, whose vote in plenary is ...


    By EU Council of Ministers

  • Energy: Commission releases €750 million for infrastructure projects

    The first call for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) to help finance key trans-European energy infrastructure projects is open. A total of €750 million will be made available for first priority projects mainly in the gas and electricity sectors. These projects will address security of supply issues and help bring an end to the energy isolation of some Member States. They ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • NGWA urges water infrastructure projects

    In a letter to President-elect Barack Obama, the National Ground Water Association recommended adopting an economic stimulus package with water infrastructure projects addressing the long-term challenge of securing an adequate supply of fresh water, including groundwater. 'In 2003, 36 state water managers told the U.S. Government Accountability Office that they anticipated local, regional, or ...

  • Clean energy infrastructure

    Preferred bidders in the Government’s £1bn CCS Commercialisation Programme were announced in March 2013. Since then, my Department has taken forward detailed negotiations with these bidders to draw up and agree specifications and contracts for Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) studies of their projects. Developing carbon capture and storage infrastructure forms part of the ...

  • Energy Department, Arizona Utilities Announce Transmission Infrastructure Project Energization

    Today, the Department of Energy’s Western Area Power Administration (Western) and a group of Arizona utilities celebrated the energizing of a new transmission infrastructure project that will serve the state’s growing electrical energy needs, attract renewable energy development to the area, and strengthen the transmission system in the Southwestern United States. The 109-mile ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Infrastructure Bill

    The Infrastructure Bill would provide a £2.6 billion boost to the economy over the next 10 years by: improving the funding and management of our major roads streamlining the planning process for major projects protecting our infrastructure from invasive plants and animals supporting house building making it easier and cheaper to register land and ...

  • NIB to finance key infrastructure projects in Vilnius

    The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and the City of Vilnius have signed an agreement providing the city with a new 20-year loan facility totalling EUR 8.5 million for financing a municipal investment programme.The loan proceedings will be used for financing projects of street reconstruction, upgrading infrastructure for sludge and wastewater ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Groundbreaking infrastructure projects fuel `cities of the future`

    Earlier this month KPMG's Global Infrastructure Practice unveiled the second edition of the  Infrastructure 100: World Cities Edition - a high-profile report showcasing 100 of the most innovative and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Vancouver infrastructure projects receive global recognition

    Two Vancouver examples of sustainable urban infrastructure have been named to KPMG's Infrastructure 100: World Cities Edition. The University of British Columbia's (UBC) Bioenergy Research and Demonstration Facility in Vancouver and Harvest Power's Energy Garden in Richmond were chosen as two of the 100 most innovative and inspiring projects urban infrastructure projects in the world. Being ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Clarke Energy at iPAD Cameroon Energy & Infrastructure Forum

    Michel Susini, Commercial Director, with Theodore Muluh Sales Engineer for Cameroun represented Clarke Energy at iPAD Cameroon Energy & Infrastructure Forum, which took place form December 1st to December 2nd 2015, in Yaoundé, at Cameroon. The official opening of the forum was by the ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • The Top 25 Global Water Infrastructure Projects: Project Guide

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: The Top 25 Global Water Infrastructure Projects: Project Guide ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Energy: EU invests €150 million in energy infrastructure

    Today (July 14, 2015) Member States agreed on the Commission's proposal to allocate €150 million to key trans-European energy infrastructure projects. The bulk of the support will go to projects in Central Eastern and South Eastern Europe as well as to projects in the Baltic region. In total, 20 ...


    By European Commission

  • Energy: EU invests €217 million in energy infrastructure

    Today Member States agreed on a Commission proposal to invest €217 million in key trans-European energy infrastructure projects, mainly in Central and South Eastern Europe. In total, 15 projects were selected following a call for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), an EU funding programme for infrastructure. The selected projects will increase energy security and help end ...


    By European Commission

  • EU Invests 444 Million in Key Energy Infrastructure

    Today (2/17) EU Member States agreed on the Commission's proposal to invest 444 million in priority European energy infrastructure projects. The 18 selected electricity, smart grids and gas projects are seen as contributing to achieving the  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • iPad Cameroon Energy & Infrastructure Forum 2015

    iPad Cameroon is the unique platform and leading forum for investors, project developers, technical partners and financiers looking at investing in the country as well as the key partners to develop national plans and consolidate the expansion of synergies and partnerships in transmission & distribution. Cameroon is open for ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • New energy infrastructure investment to fuel recovery

    Government action to unlock up to £110 billion energy infrastructure investment and support up to 250,000 jobs by 2020 Capacity Market to be initiated in 2014 to bring on gas and other flexible electricity supply to meet future demand and reduce risks to security of supply from winter 2018 Renewable Strike Prices to help renewables ...

  • Common rules and Infrastructure needed to complete Energy Market

    An integrated EU energy market is the most cost-effective way to ensure secure and affordable supplies to EU citizens and mitigate climate change. A completed internal energy market could bring net economic benefits between 16 and 40 billion euros each year. Substantial progress has been achieved to date but in order to reap full benefits more investment is needed in strategic cross-border ...


    By European Commission

  • Planning decisions for six Powys, Mid-Wales infrastructure projects

    The decisions follow a combined public inquiry, called by the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, which closed in May 2014. The decisions are: Llanbadarn Fynydd onshore wind farm refused; Llandinam onshore wind farm repowering consent given; Llaithddu onshore wind farm refused; Llanbrynmair onshore wind farm refused; Carnedd Wen onshore ...

  • The European Union actively supports investments for infrastructure projects in the EU`s neighbourhood

    After only a year of activity, the Neighbourhood Investment Facility (NIF) has already produced impressive results on the ground and has contributed to mobilising important funding for infrastructure projects in the neighbourhood region of the European Union. The EUR 71 million of grants provided by the NIF in 2008 underpinned projects worth around EUR 2.7 billion, of which EUR 1.6 billion come ...

  • EPA announces US$48.8m stimulus funds for wastewater infrastructure projects

    In a move that stands to create jobs, boost local economies, improve aging water infrastructure and protect human health and the environment for the people of West Virginia, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded over $48.8 million to the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection. This new infusion of money will help the state and local governments finance many of the ...

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