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EDP wins 4 blocks of concessions for the building and operation of electricity transmission lines in Brasil

LISBON, 28-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Pursuant to the terms and for the purposes of the article 17 of Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council and of article 248 of the Portuguese Securities code, EDP – … Read the full press release

Consortium of investors to acquire 100% of EDP’s gas distribution subsidiary in Spain

LISBON, 28-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Pursuant to the terms and for the purposes of the article 17 of Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council and of article 248 of the Portuguese Securities code, EDP – … Read the full press release

WindEurope calls on EU Member States to adopt European Commission’s new environmental standards proposal for coal and lignite plants

BRUSSELS, 28-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 28 April the European Commission will seek the support of EU Member States for new environmental standards for large industrial plants including coal and lignite plants. EU Member States will meet in the Industrial Emissions … Read the full press release

WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson talks EU energy policy and wind at Hannover Messe

BRUSSELS, 28-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (27 April 2017) at the Hannover Messe (the world’s largest trade fair), WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson gave a lecture at the Enercon stand on EU energy policy and wind. He explained the goals and achievements … Read the full press release

Shell sold its 20% stake in Vivo Energy Holding B.V. for US$250 million

THE HAGUE, 27-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Shell has completed the sale of its 20% interest in Vivo Energy Holding B.V. to Vitol Africa B.V. for a total amount of US$250 million. This sale was earlier announced on 23 December 2016 … Read the full press release

TomTom Telematics and BP to offer innovative fuel and driver management solution

AMSTERDAM, 26-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom Telematics and BP have joined forces to offer businesses an innovative fuel and driver management solution. BP FleetMove combines fuel transaction information from BP fuel cards with driver behavior data from the TomTom Telematics Service … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce combined heat and power plants supply energy in 30 greenhouses in Holland, Belgium, Russia and the UK

2 CHP plants for tomato greenhouse in Belgium go into operation 10 year Long-term service agreement signed Rolls-Royce gensets deliver a total electrical output of 270 MW in 30 greenhouses in Holland, Belgium, Russia and the UK FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 26-Apr-2017 — … Read the full press release

Integrating Eastern Europe’s Regional Gas Markets discussion at the EBRD 2017 Annual Meeting and Business Forum

Gas markets underline the importance of integration LONDON, 26-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Integration is one of the qualities of a successful modern economy as defined by the EBRD in its new transition concept.  But why is it better to be integrated … Read the full press release

New and World’s First LNG-Fuelled Construction Vessel To Be Powered by Wärtsilä

HELSINKI, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä is to supply the engines and other propulsion machinery for a new offshore construction vessel being built at the Cosco shipyard in China. The ship owner is Belgian operator Dredging International (DEME). … Read the full press release

National Grid Raises Money for Charity With Wacky Hat Day

Wacky hat day raises money for brain tumour charity Fun loving team brimming with ideas Day capped off with tea served by team leaders WARWICK, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — It’s hats off to a team of fun loving employees from … Read the full press release

Chair of Naftogaz Supervisory Board Resigns

KYIV, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 3 April 2017, Naftogaz supervisory board chair Yulia Kovaliv submitted her resignation letter. Her powers as a supervisory board member shall be terminated on 17 April. In her address, Yulia Kovaliv notes that the international … Read the full press release

LIQUI MOLY Extends Its Winter Sports Engagement To 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship with Major Sponsorship

The German motor oils manufacturer commits to the ice hockey highlight in Cologne and Paris ZUG, 24-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LIQUI MOLY is extending its wide-ranging winter sports engagement, with the company joining as the Official Sponsor of the 2017 … Read the full press release

Voith Hydro Canada’s Mechanical Installation at Riel Converter Station Ready to Begin

Voith is a partner with Stuart Olson Industrial Constructors Inc. to build four stations Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 24-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Voith Hydro Canada and Stuart Olson Industrial Constructors Inc. are ready to begin the mechanical portion of the installation … Read the full press release

DNV GL Receives Award in Customer Service From APS

PHOENIX, AZ, U.S.A., 21-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL has been awarded Arizona Public Service Company (APS) 2017 Supplier of the Year Award for Customer Service in recognition of its work helping APS deliver the Solutions for Business energy efficiency program. … Read the full press release

UK Scientists To Gather Data on Geoenergy Technologies

New £31 million research facilities will see UK scientists gather critical data on the use of geoenergy technologies to help meet energy needs. SWINDON, 21-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Meeting future energy demand for the UK will require new technologies. These may … Read the full press release

Start-up of Trinidad Onshore Compression Project Announced by BP Trinidad and Tobago

LONDON, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BP Trinidad and Tobago LLC (bpTT) today announced the start-up of the Trinidad onshore compression (TROC) project – one of seven major upstream projects BP expects to bring online in 2017. Full start-up will take … Read the full press release

European Households Experience More Stress With Use of Technology

But two thirds of the population also see improvements in terms of convenience and energy savings ESSEN, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — For one third of the population in eight European countries, technology in the home makes life more stressful and … Read the full press release

MAYKOR Entrusted With comprehensive Maintenance of LUKOIL-Permnefteprodukt Project

MOSCOW, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Avtotank-Service (a subsidiary of MAYKOR that specializes in servicing gas stations) won a tender for high-level maintenance work as part of a LUKOIL-Permnefteprodukt project. The contract involves implementing the full range of maintenance and service work … Read the full press release

TPC Group Awards Wood Group with New Automation Contract

ABERDEEN, Scotland, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wood Group has been awarded a new three year contract valued at $8 million to deliver process automation engineering services to TPC Group, a leading producer of value-added products derived from C4 hydrocarbons. Effective immediately, … Read the full press release

ABB’s Solar Solutions Support Kayseri OSB Project

ABB’s PVS800 central inverters energize the largest solar power plant of 51 MWp in Turkey ZURICH, 19-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB provides high-performance, modular inverters to Kayseri OSB (Organized Industrial Zone), the largest solar power plant in Turkey. The plant was … Read the full press release

Lukoil Commences Transportation of Platform Topside to the caspian Sea

MOSCOW, 19-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LUKOIL commenced transportation of the topside of a fixed offshore ice-resistant platform (LSP-2), intended for Phase 2 of Vladimir Filanovsky field in the Caspian Sea. A tugboat caravan will tow the topside, weighing over seven thousand … Read the full press release

Solar Project in India Awarded to ENGIE

La Défense, France, 19-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following a very competitive bid in India, ENGIE – through its subsidiary Solairedirect India – was awarded yesterday a solar project of a total capacity of 338 MWp [1]. ENGIE proposed the most competitive … Read the full press release

A 50-Year Energy Management Contract with The Ohio State University Has been Secured by ENGIE and Axium

ENGIE (50%) and Axium Infrastructure US (50%) have won a 50-year concession valued at $1.165 billion USD to address The Ohio State University’s energy sustainability goals for its 485-building campus in Columbus, Ohio, one of the largest university campuses in … Read the full press release

Shell’s 2016 Sustainability Report Outlines Global Approach to Sustainability

THE HAGUE, 18-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Dutch Shell has published its Sustainability Report for 2016 which describes how it is working responsibly to help meet the world’s growing demand for more and cleaner energy. The Sustainability Report 2016 outlines … Read the full press release

Piaggio Gets Supply of Lubricants Under Global Agreement with Castrol

MILAN, 17-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Castrol and the Piaggio Group have just signed a multiannual global agreement for the supply of lubricants for the Italian Group’s motorised two-wheeler brands, Piaggio, Vespa, Aprilia, Moto Guzzi, Derbi and Gilera. The agreement covers the … Read the full press release

FaHyence Project Gets Commission for First Hydrogen Refueling Station in France

La Motte-Fanjas (France), 14-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 11 April 2017, the hydrogen refueling station of the FaHyence project was officially commissioned in the presence of Mr. Roland Roth, President of the Communauté d’agglomération Sarreguemines Confluences (CASC) and Didier Vaucois, the … Read the full press release

Next-generation prepay metering solution released by Landis + Gyr

Platform expands intelligence at the grid edge to automate energy transactions ATLANTA, GA, 14-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Landis+Gyr, a global leader in transforming the way energy is delivered and managed, has released its next-generation prepay metering solution as part of … Read the full press release

Romande Energie Holdings Announce the Succession of Elina Leimgruber from Laurent Ballif on the Board of Directors

LAUSSANE, 14-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Elina Leimgruber, who is mayor of Vevey, has been designated to represent the municipalities of Vaud canton on the Board of Directors of Romande Energie Holding. She will succeed Laurent Ballif, whose term of office expires … Read the full press release

Eni and FAO discuss possible partnerships in developing countries

ROME, 13-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni Chief Executive Officer, Claudio Descalzi, and the Director-General of FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) Graziano da Silva met today in Rome at the Organization’s headquarters. Eni’s CEO and FAO’s DG discussed … Read the full press release

TÜV Rheinland provides prototype certificate to Directtech for vertical wind turbine system

COLOGNE, 13-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TÜV Rheinland has provided a prototype certificate to Directtech, an energy systems manufacturer based in Moers. The certificate relates to the “Windtracker” system that features a vertical axis and is intended for the German and international … Read the full press release