Month: April 2017

ACCIONA to build new cad$525 million waste water treatment plant in Vancouver

The Spanish company has signed a contract that includes the design, build and construction financing for the new Lions Gate Secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) ACCIONA will build a new waste water treatment plant in Canada. The company, that is also upgrading the water distribution system and building a new drinking water treatment plant in Saint John, New Brunswick, has signed its second bigger water project in the North American country. This project awards a CAD$525 million contract by Metro Vancouver to design, build and commission a new plant in the British Columbia. The new wastewater managamente regulations launched in Canada require all primary treatment plant in urban areas to upgrade to secondary treatment by 2020. Something that affects about one out of every four wastewater treatment systems of the...

European power sector declares its full commitment to Paris Agreement and EU Climate objectives

EURELECTRIC , the association of the electricity industry in Europe, has launched a statment to support the objectives of the climate agreement The association, who represents the common interests of the electricity industry at pan-European level, plus its affiliates and associates on several other continents, launched on March, a release that places value on the Paris Climate Agreement. Take a look to the publication:EURELECTRIC reiterates the European electricity sector’s full support of the objectives of the Paris Climate Agreement. In light of recent developments in other major economies, the European electricity sector declares that it remains fully committed to leading in the decarbonisation transition which is crucial to ensure the long-term sustainability of the global economy. “The...