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Development of new application for rail system expected to set global standard for energy efficiency and operations optimization

Saint-Ouen, France, 20-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom, a global leader in rail transportation and The CoSMo Company, a global technology company specialized in decision management, announce a strategic partnership to develop a new application to improve the global efficiency of a … Read the full press release

EnOcean Alliance to present energy harvesting wireless solutions for building automation in ISH 2017, Frankfurt

The organization demonstrates professional automation technology ranging from functional buildings to the Smart Home, based on energy harvesting wireless technology and, in new partnership with others, builds bridges to a global network in the IoT San Ramon, CA/Frankfurt am Main, … Read the full press release

Iberdrola signs €500 million green loan with BBVA

It is the largest amount ever signed worldwide in the area of sustainable finance  The company was also the first to launch the green bonds market in Spain in April 2014 BILBAO, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Iberdrola has signed for a … Read the full press release

Air BP becomes the fuel supplier and carbon reduction partner for the 2017 Red Bull Air Race World Championship

LONDON, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and service supplier, is delighted to announce it is an official sponsor of the 2017 Red Bull Air Race World Championship, serving as both the fuel supplier and carbon … Read the full press release

E.ON applauds German government on its new e-mobility funding program

New program announced by German government E.ON also plans to install public charging points in rural areas Düsseldorf, Germany, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — “The German government’s new e-mobility funding program provides an important basis for further developing the charging infrastructure … Read the full press release

Wood Group announces the appointment of Alan Johnstone as president of its Asset Life Cycle Solutions business in Europe

ABERDEEN, 16-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Joining Wood Group from his position as Amec Foster Wheeler’s managing director for upstream asset solutions, Alan brings almost three decades of North Sea, Southern North Sea and Caspian oil & gas experience. A long-standing member … Read the full press release

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center awarded Ramboll and team partners Offshore Wind Ports & Infrastructure Assessment

Ramboll key member of team awarded Massachusetts offshore wind ports and infrastructure assessment. COPENHAGEN, 16-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The untapped offshore wind energy potential in the US is estimated by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy to be … Read the full press release

Eni completes sale of 10% stake in the Shorouk concession, offshore Egypt to BP

Cairo (Egypt), 15-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni’s CEO, Claudio Descalzi, Bob Dudley, CEO of BP, and   the Egyptian Minister of Petroleum, Tarek El Molla signed a deed completing the sale to BP of a 10% stake in the Shorouk concession, offshore … Read the full press release

Russian oil company recognized for best practices in corporate social responsibility

MOSCOW, 14-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Based on the results of ratings conducted in 2016 by the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RUIE), LUKOIL is part of the pacesetter group in the field of sustainable development and corporate responsibility. The … Read the full press release

Wintershall to move its Russian branch office from Moscow to St. Petersburg

KASSEL, 13-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — From the Moskva to the Neva estuary: Wintershall is moving its Russian branch office, which currently has around 90 employees, from Moscow to St. Petersburg in August 2017. “Relocating Wintershall’s Russian branch office to St. Petersburg … Read the full press release

MOL Group expands exploration portfolio with 6 new licences in Hungary and 4 licences in Norway

BUDAPEST, 13-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MOL Group expanded its exploration portfolio by acquiring new licenses in Hungary and Norway. MOL acquired 6 new licences in the 4th bid round in Hungary, doubling its exploration acreage in the country. MOL Norge participated … Read the full press release

Gamesa secures first order for its new G126-2.625 MW turbine for Thailand’s Gunkul Engineering Public Company Limited

The company will install 20 turbines for Thailand’s developer Gunkul Engineering Public Company Limited It will also operate and maintain the facility for 10 years MADRID, 10-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, continues to shore … Read the full press release

Gamesa expands its Asian footprint with its maiden order in Indonesia

Moreover, this order marks the first time Gamesa will install its G114-2.5 MW turbines in Asia-Pacific, excluding China. MADRID, 10-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has entered into an agreement with PT UPC Sidrap Bayu … Read the full press release

Ukrainian gas company announces 2016 performance and 2017 plans

KIEV, 10-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2016, companies of SMART ENERGY Group produced 208.4 million cubic meters of gas, 16.8 thousand tonnes of condensate and 3.7 thousand tonnes of liquefied gas from hydrocarbons of own production. In the current economic and … Read the full press release

Solikamsk Thermal Power Station in Russia to undergo modernization

HELSINKI, 10-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Finnish technology group Wärtsilä will supply equipment for a 55 MW combined heat and power plant to Solikamsk, Russia, in order to modernize the Solikamsk Thermal Power Station. Wärtsilä’s scope covers an extended engineering and equipment … Read the full press release

AREVA TN to supply second TN®81 cask to ANSTO

PARIS, 09-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AREVA TN signed a contract by end of 2016 with the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) for the supply of a new TN®81 cask for the transportation and the storage of universal residues issued … Read the full press release

Gamesa opens its new factory in Nellore region, India’s fastest-growing wind power producing regions

The factory will produce blades for the G114-2.0 MW class S turbine, tailor-designed for the Indian market Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Ramesh Kymal, Gamesa’s CEO in India, and José Antonio Cortajarena, Gamesa’s Chief Corporate and … Read the full press release

Eurazeo and InfraVia become share holders of Fonroche Solaire’s business

PARIS, 06-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On February 2, 2017, the shareholders of Fonroche, a key player in the renewable energy sector, announced the spin-off of the company’s businesses into two separate groups: – Geothermal and biogas activities, kept entirely by the … Read the full press release

Landis+Gyr’s Network Node radio integrates into Sentient Energy’s S610 Line Sensor increasing the transmission range of grid sensors

Next gen radio delivers more transmit power, advanced security and communication options Atlanta, GA and Burlingame, CA, U.S.A., 06-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Landis+Gyr and Sentient Energy announced the integration of Landis+Gyr’s Network Node radio into the S610 Line Sensor developed by … Read the full press release

EnBW approved wind farm projects with total capacity of around 200 Megawatts in Germany

Self-developed wind power projects with a capacity of around 200 Megawatts under construction / Expansion in 2017 primarily in the home market of Baden-Württemberg KARLSRUHE, 03-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The intensive work carried out by EnBW in the development of … Read the full press release

Iberdrola inaugurates the new San Pedro II hydroelectric complex in Galicia

The Chairman of Iberdrola, Ignacio Galán, and the President of the Regional Government (Xunta) of Galicia, inaugurated the new San Pedro II hydroelectric complex this morning The commissioning of this facility marks the conclusion of the extension that has been … Read the full press release

Swedish company Wibax Ab acquires Neste’s terminal in Pietarsaari

ESPOO, 02-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste has sold its terminal in Pietarsaari to the Swedish company Wibax Ab. The terminal has not been used for Neste’s own operations for many years because the tanks and other facilities are not suitable for … Read the full press release

DONG Energy joins Macquarie, Swancor to accelerate Taiwan’s first commercial-scale offshore wind project

FREDERICIA, Denma, 31-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DONG Energy has signed an agreement to acquire a 35% ownership interest in the Taiwanese offshore wind project Formosa I from local developer Swancor Renewable. Completion of the transaction is subject to a number of conditions … Read the full press release

PNE WIND AG issued planning permission for the “Gode Wind 3” project by German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH)

Negotiated sale to DONG Energy has now been finalised Offshore competence of PNE WIND confirmed CUXHAVEN, 23-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ —  PNE WIND AG again provided proof of its competence in the area of development of offshore wind farm projects. The … Read the full press release

Eni among the 2017 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World

This recognition reaffirms Eni’s constant commitment to sustainable development and ensuring the responsible management of its business. San Donato Milanese (Milan), 23-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni’s position was confirmed among the 2017 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World. The … Read the full press release

Eni now operator in PL900 in the Barents Sea

These awards confirm Eni’s long-term strategy and commitment to the exploration of the Norwegian Continental shelf. San Donato Milanese (Milan), 23-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni has been awarded three licenses by Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy as part of the … Read the full press release

DNV GL survey of nearly 500 commercial facility managers across the United States

OAKLAND, CA, United States, 20-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL today released findings from a comprehensive survey of nearly 500 commercial facility managers across the United States to analyze the current patterns of energy management and efficiency investments in large- and … Read the full press release

Statoil awarded interests in 29 exploration licences on the Norwegian continental shelf

Stavanger, Norway, 17-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In connection with the Award in Predefined Areas (APA) for 2016 Statoil has been awarded interests in 29 exploration licences on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS), 16 of these as operator, and 13 as … Read the full press release

Statoil plan for development and operation of Utgard and Byrding approved by the authorities

The plan for development and operation for the Utgard and Byrding fields in the North Sea has been approved by the authorities. Utgard is a gas and condensate field on Norwegian and UK continental shelf while Byrding is an oil … Read the full press release

Statoil announces oil and gas discovery close to Norne

One year after the licence award Statoil has made an oil and gas discovery close to Norne estimated at between 20 and 80 million barrels. Stavanger, Norway, 17-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — “It’s great kicking off the new year with a … Read the full press release