Tag Archives: energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiency: Voith to exhibit ‘TwinSave’ technology and coupling at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2016

TwinSave reduces energy consumption by up to 25 percent thanks to an additional control valve Integrated Coupling allows energy savings of up to 45 percent in applications without a through shaft Gear-integrated coupling requires no additional installation space Zschopau, Germany, … Read the full press release

EBRD, IEA, FAO and Turkish Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources host workshop in Istanbul for energy efficiency, renewable energy and other low-carbon technologies

Turkish Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources hosts workshop for post-Soviet and southern and eastern Mediterranean countries LONDON, 19-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Energy efficiency, renewable energy and other low-carbon technologies are the focus of a joint workshop by the European … Read the full press release

The Rexel Foundation to take part in the Yale Climate Change Dialogue initiative

Rexel Foundation is committed to a bottom-up, multi-stakeholder approach to facilitate a global response to climate change and identify action-oriented solutions. PARIS, 6-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The Rexel Foundation for a better energy future has joined the Yale Climate Change … Read the full press release

Unilever calls upon the European Member States to adopt more ambitious position on energy efficiency, renewables and climate change for the Paris UN COP in 2015

London / Rotterdam / Brussels, 15-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever, together with ten other companies, calls upon the European Member States to adopt an ambitious position on energy efficiency, renewables and climate change on 23 and 24 October, including a binding … Read the full press release

EC to reduce costs and simplify administration for the construction sector across EU

Brussels, Belgium, 30-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Today the Commission took another step to simplify administration and reduce costs for businesses in the construction sector. According to the Commission’s proposal, manufacturers of construction products (e.g. bricks, insulation, doors etc.) will be able to … Read the full press release

EBRD provided €4.5 million loan for district heating upgrade in Pale, Bosnia and Herzegovina

London, UK, 24-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is supporting the modernisation and expansion of Gradske Toplane Pale, the provider of district heating in Pale, with a loan of up to €4.5 million. The loan will be used for the acquisition of … Read the full press release

NEFCO to finance investments in municipal energy efficiency projects Ukrainian cities of Vinnytsia and Zhytomyr

Helsinki, Finland, 22-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The Ukrainian cities of Vinnytsia and Zhytomyr have signed loan agreements with NEFCO to finance investments in municipal energy efficiency measures. The agreements were signed today at the Ukrainian Ministry of Regional Development, Construction and … Read the full press release

Kingfisher Future Homes announced the launch of the Kingfisher iQE Alliance Partnership at Loughborough University

Loughborough, United Kingdom, 09-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Kingfisher Future Homes is delighted to announce the official launch of the Kingfisher iQE Alliance Partnership, which took place at Loughborough University on Wednesday 25th September 2013. The launch event also marked three important milestones in … Read the full press release

The European Investment Bank lends €40M long-term loan to SREI Infrastructure Finance Limited (SREI) for renewable energy projects in India

16-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a EUR 40 million long-term loan to SREI Infrastructure Finance Limited (SREI), with the main purpose of financing investments that will help to mitigate climate change in India. The loan will … Read the full press release

E.ON Connecting Energies to acquire Matrix, UK market leader in energy management and energy efficiency services for commercial buildings

06-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, E.ON Connecting Energies entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Matrix (“The Company”), the UK market leader in energy management and energy efficiency services for commercial buildings. The agreement covers the purchase of 100 percent of the … Read the full press release

EIB provides €100M to Raiffeisenbank a.s. and €50M to Česká Spořitelna a.s. for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects promoted by Czech SMEs and Mid-Cap companies

05-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) has extended two intermediated loans combined with EU grant subsidies to support energy efficiency and renewable energy projects promoted by SMEs and Mid-Cap companies in the Czech Republic: EUR 100 million loan to … Read the full press release

Selex ES’s Eurotech Aurora Tigon supercomputer ranked second in Green500 top list

15-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, has secured second place in the Green500 list thanks to its use of the Eurotech Aurora Tigon supercomputer. The supercomputer is used by Selex ES to accelerate the execution algorithms and complex … Read the full press release

Home improvement retail group Kingfisher plc reports on first year of Net Positive

24-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Europe’s leading home improvement retail group, Kingfisher plc, whose UK businesses include B&Q and Screwfix, reports on the progress of Net Positive. Kingfisher plc launched the ground-breaking restorative business programme, which is committed to go beyond zero … Read the full press release

Lufthansa Cargo taking a big step forward with respect to energy efficiency

40 new Industrial trucks provide a considerable increase in efficiency at the Frankfurt hub 7-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  Lufthansa Cargo handles around 1.4 million tons of freight and mail at Frankfurt Airport every year. With its ground transport equipment, so-called … Read the full press release

Turkish household appliances producer Sinbo receives loan from EBRD to cut energy usage

Sinbo uses 12 per cent less energy thanks to an EBRD-financed upgrade 5-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Sinbo, a leading Turkish manufacturer, received US $9 million in financing to reduce its energy consumption from the EBRD’s Turkish Sustainable Energy Financing Facility (TurSEFF). … Read the full press release

EBRD lends €2m to Mobiasbanca for energy efficiency in Moldova

27-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is further boosting energy efficiency in Moldova with a new €2 million loan to Mobiasbancă – Groupe Société Générale. The EBRD financing will be on-lent to individual households, groups … Read the full press release

EBRD opens €150M credit line to provide loans for energy efficiency and renewables, agriculture and female entrepreneurs in Turkey

New EBRD credit line will provide loans for energy efficiency and renewables, agriculture and female entrepreneurs in partnership with Turkey’s largest bank 21-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Turkey relies on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) for 80 per cent of its employment … Read the full press release

EIB to finance Repsol’s RDI programme with EUR 200 million

Madrid, 17-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The European Investment Bank (EIB) is supporting Repsol S.A.’s research, development and innovation (RDI) programme with a EUR 200 million loan. EIB Vice-President Magdalena Álvarez Arza and Repsol’s CEO Antonio Brufau signed the finance contract in Madrid … 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

EBRD Credit Line for Kyrgyz Energy Efficiency Projects

10-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EU Central Asia Investment Facility (IFCA) provides grant funding as an incentive to private and commercial borrowers wishing to invest in energy efficiency and renewable energy measures. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has launched … Read the full press release

KfW IPEX-Bank to finance Düsseldorf Airport infrastructure modernisation

EUR 50 million loan for Germany’s third largest airport Bank supports modernisation of infrastructure Measures to enable handling of large aircraft 24-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — KfW IPEX-Bank is providing a EUR 50 million loan to allow Düsseldorf Airport to modernise its … Read the full press release