Why disputes often emerge from energy construction projects


Large energy projects are notorious for difficult designs. Often, the energy generation solutions are innovative, the materials and technologies involved are new and the local geography is challenging.

The technology earmarked for the project also frequently moves on during the construction phase, necessitating changes to the project plan. The specialist equipment…

Snowy 2.0 in ‘reset’ as cost blowout sees budget top £6bn


Australia’s Snowy 2.0 hydroelectricity scheme has undergone a ‘reset’ of its contract model and scope after updated figures revealed it will cost six times more than originally planned.

Snowy 2.0 in New South Wales is being built by Future Generation (FGJV) – a joint venture between Webuild, Australian firm Clough and…