Tag Archives: electricity

EBRD-financed 1.5 MW solar power plant in Cyprus sent its first electricity into the national grid

1.5 MW plant in Nisou, unveiled today, is one of five plants which will add 12 per cent to country’s solar capacity LONDON, 03-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — One of a cluster of five brand new solar plants, financed by the EBRD, … Read the full press release

LEGO Group: Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm begins generating electricity

Electricity has been generated for the first time from the Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm. The wind farm will help the LEGO Group reach its goal of balancing its energy consumption with production of renewable energy by 2020. BILLUND, … Read the full press release

Volvo: Seinabo Sey performed onboard one of Gothenburg’s new electric buses to promote ElectriCity

GOTHENBURG, 23-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — At the initiative of Volvo, the City of Gothenburg and others, Seinabo Sey – one of Sweden’’s most popular artists – recently performed onboard one Gothenburg’s new electric buses. Two music videos are being released today. They … Read the full press release

U.K. energy supplier comparison website Energyhelpline.com uses HP Optimost to enhance its online customer experience and increase conversion rates

PALO ALTO, Calif., United States, 5-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — HP Autonomy today announced that energyhelpline.com, the U.K. energy supplier comparison website, is using HP Optimost to enhance its online customer experience and increase conversion rates. Founded in 2002, energyhelpline.com has rapidly grown to become … Read the full press release

EIB provides €100M for modernisation of power and heat generation technology in Vladivostok, Russia

Luxembourg/Vladivostok, 02-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 100 million (RUB 4bn) to support the modernisation of power and heat generation technology in Vladivostok. The project is part of a larger programme to bring natural gas to Russia’s … Read the full press release

RWE Innogy, Stadtwerke München, Siemens joint venture project Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm begins generating electricity

Gwynt y Môr begins generating electricity Joint venture project of RWE Innogy, Stadtwerke München and Siemens making good progress Complete commissioning planned for 2014 Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm has officially generated and exported its first electricity, on track … Read the full press release

Ukrainian agribusiness company CJSC Ecoprod takes seven-year EBRD loan to develop 1.5MW biogas plant

29-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Ukraine’s Donbass mining region, which started developing in the late 19th century and became the industrial heart of the Soviet Union, is famous for its ruthless managers running gigantic plants and more recently the entire country. So it … Read the full press release

Red Eléctrica de España led project Perfila to define electricity demand behaviour patterns for households and small businesses

The project that will culminate in 2015, will define household and small consumer demand patterns through hourly electricity metering.  The data collected by the smart meters in this Perfila Project will allow greater precision for the purchase of electricity in … Read the full press release

EU Court of Justice’s Advocate General Jääskinen issued opinion in Case C-262/12 Vent de Colère and Others

The financial burden arising from the obligation to purchase the electricity generated by wind turbines at more than the market price applies to all electricity consumers in France 16-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — According to EU law, as interpreted by the Court … Read the full press release

Volvo to launch ultramodern noiseless electric buses in Gothenburg

19-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Buses that glide noiselessly without emissions, that pick up passengers indoors and which are powered by a renewable source of electricity – this will become a reality in 2015, through the launch of an ultramodern bus service … Read the full press release

Bayer, ThyssenKrupp unveil technology for Chlorine production with much less electricity

New process reduces energy consumption by roughly one-third / Trial phase completed successfully Leverkusen, 18-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A new technology from Bayer and ThyssenKrupp that is now being launched commercially worldwide enables the production of chlorine with significantly less electricity. … Read the full press release

EIB provides EUR 215m for environmental-friendly energy in Greece

The European Investment Bank (EIB) provides EUR 215 million for environmental-friendly energy in Greece with two loans for electricity and natural gas. 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EUR 190 million go to the Greek Public Power Corporation S.A. (PPC) for promoting energy … Read the full press release

EIB provides EUR 140m loan to Elektrocieplownia Stalowa Wola, Poland

14-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a PLN 566m (some EUR 140m) loan to Elektrocieplownia Stalowa Wola for the construction of a combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power station with an electric capacity of 450 … Read the full press release

ABB to supply power transformers to Saudi Electricity Company, worth of $120M

Transformers to augment transmission grid and boost power supply to meet growing demand  Zurich, Switzerland, 6-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth around $120 million from the Saudi Electricity Company, to supply … Read the full press release

ABB wins major contract to suply converter transformers and key components for the world’s highest capacity power link in China

Converter transformers and key components for UHVDC link to enable supply of clean hydropower from southwest to the east coast of China Zurich, Switzerland, 24-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth … Read the full press release

KfW and Federal Environment Ministry launch new renewable energies programme entitled “Storage” to promote use of energy storage in solar PV installations

Loans and repayment subsidies for energy storage batteries in grid-connected solar PV systems Aim is to improve integration of small-to-medium solar PV systems into the electricity grid Scheme opens for applications on 1 May 2013 22-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Under a … Read the full press release

Tampa Electric selects Alstom to provide steam turbine generator set for its Polk Power Station

18-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Tampa Electric, which provides electricity for more than 687,000 homes and businesses in West Central Florida, has selected Alstom to provide a new steam turbine generator set for its Polk Power Station.  This equipment package, which includes an … Read the full press release