SunPower has agreed to acquire 100 percent of the Hillsboro, Oregon-based SolarWorld Americas. A long-time solar industry pioneer, SolarWorld Americas is the leading American manufacturer of solar panels.
Infrastructure/PPP news in (USA) United States of America
Yilport Holding A.S., a subsidiary of Yildirim Group of Companies, has announced that it has executed a letter of intent with the Mississippi State Port Authority to allow for due diligence and negotiations regarding an investment in the Port of Gulfport, Mississippi, USA. The company would commit to investing in additional facility and equipment upgrades.
Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions, Balfour Beatty's dedicated unit to infrastructure projects for the college and university market, and Texas Woman’s University (TWU), America’s largest University primarily for women, have announced that they have reached financial close on a mixed-use student housing project on TWU’s main campus in Denton, which is located in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area in northern Texas.
The Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) has approved a US$4.9 billion 30-year public-private partnership (P3) contract with LAX Integrated Express Solutions (LINXS) to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Automated People Mover (APM) system at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), located in southern California, USA.
Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has issued a draft Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the development and maintenance of facilities for a variety of uses, including office, research and development and recreation uses, in up to 775,000 net square feet of land located north of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and south of the Westchester-Playa del Rey community, in the Westside Region of Los Angeles County, California, known as Areas 1 and 2 of the LAX Northside Area.
The Office of Public Private Partnerships (OP3) of the Government of the District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.) has announced the selection of three teams that will be invited to respond to the Request for Proposals (RFP) in the District's smart street lighting project.
The Mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel, has announced the selection of two teams to proceed with competing to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the O’Hare Express operating system, which will connect downtown Chicago to O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in 20 minutes or less.
Cubic Corporation has announced its business division Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) and John Laing have reached commercial and financial close with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) regarding a public-private partnership (P3) which involves the implementation and operation of a new fare payment system.
The Kansas City Council has approved a revised Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Edgemoor for the development of a new single terminal airport in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
The Connecticut Port Authority (CPA) has issued a Request for Qualifications for the development, operation and/or maintenance of its New London State Pier facility.
HDR has announced that it has completed the sale of HDR | ICA Asset Management to DBi Services, which specializes in infrastructure operations and maintenance. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The North Carolina Central University has announced it is requesting qualifications from private development firms who are qualified to design, build, finance, operate and maintain a 1,240-bed on-campus student housing project. The university is located in Durham, North Carolina, south-east USA.
The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) has announced the shortlist of three project teams to respond to the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the development of the Mobile River Bridge and Bayway Project. The project will involve constructing a new six-lane bridge across the Mobile River, in Mobile and Baldwin Counties, Alabama, USA.
Corporación América Airports SA has announced that it is selling a 17.8% stake in the company in an initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange at a set price of US$17 per share. 28,571,429 shares will be traded, 11,904,762 new shares and 16,666,667 existing shares.
The Department of Technology of the City and County of San Francisco has issued a Request for Qualifications for the design, construction, financing, operation and maintenance of a citywide high-speed internet network. The city is located in northern California, on the east coast of the USA. The total investment for the project is estimated to be US$1.9 billion.
The Governor of New York, Andrew M. Cuomo, has announced that the New York State Department of Transportation has issued a Request for Expressions of Interest to advance the proposed Long Island tunnel project.
A consortium led by ACS/HOCHTIEF has been chosen as the recommended developer for a large-scale modernization PPP rail project at Los Angeles International Airport. The consortium consists of ACS Infrastructure Development (Iridium), Dragados USA, HOCHTIEF PPP Solutions, Flatiron, Fluor, Balfour Beatty and Bombardier.
The Kansas City Streetcar Authority (KCSA), in partnership with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA), has issued a Request for Information (RFI) for innovative project delivery methods to support the extension and operations of the Kansas City streetcar. The cost estimates of the extension projects amount to more than US$280 million.
Starwood Energy has recently committed US$135 million capital to its Starwood Energy Infrastructure Fund III, taking the fund's total to US$989 million.
The Department of Technology, Management & Budget State Facilities Administration of the State of Michigan has announced it will hold a conference for interested participants to design, build, finance, and maintain a purpose-built consolidated laboratory facility.