Daily Archives: 16, September 2023

Siemens Mobility Successfully Tests Hydrogen-Powered Mireo Plus H Train in Bavaria

(IN BRIEF) Siemens Mobility has completed the initial test runs for its hydrogen-powered Mireo Plus H train in Bavaria, Germany. This two-car trainset is set to begin passenger service in mid-2024, operating on routes between Augsburg and Füssen and Augsburg … Read the full press release

Enel Joins Forces with Atalanta Football Club as Official Energy Partner for Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) Enel, a multinational power company, has entered into a partnership with Italy’s Atalanta football club to become its Official Energy Partner. As part of the collaboration, Enel’s logo will feature prominently at Atalanta’s stadium, including on LED screens, … Read the full press release

Terna Modernizes Naples Metropolitan Area’s Electricity Grid with Sustainable Technology

(IN BRIEF) Terna, Italy’s national grid operator, is continuing its modernization efforts for the electricity grid in the metropolitan area of Naples. This phase involves replacing a 5 km underground cable with a more reliable and sustainable XLPE (cross-linked polyethylene) … Read the full press release

Terna and Autonomous Province of Bolzano Sign Agreement for Eisack Valley Electricity Grid Restructuring

(IN BRIEF) Terna, in collaboration with the Autonomous Province of Bolzano, has signed an agreement to facilitate the restructuring of the electricity grid in the Eisack Valley. The project, with an investment of 300 million euros, involves the demolition of … Read the full press release

Sika Announces Changes in Board of Directors and Group Management Ahead of Growth Strategy Unveiling

(IN BRIEF) Sika, a global specialty chemicals company, is preparing for a new growth strategy and has announced changes in its Board of Directors and Group Management. Thierry F.J. Vanlancker is proposed to take over as the new Chair of … Read the full press release

Carbon Markets: A Path for Small-Scale Farmers to Combat Climate Change and Boost Income

(IN BRIEF) The changing climate poses significant challenges, including wildfires, unpredictable rainfall, and heatwaves. To address these issues, there’s a global need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Carbon markets, including voluntary carbon markets, provide a way to assign value to … Read the full press release

DNV Grants Approval in Principle to HD KSOE for Innovative Hydrogen Transport System

(IN BRIEF) DNV has awarded Approval in Principle (AIP) to HD Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (HD KSOE) and its subsidiaries, HD Hyundai Heavy Industry (HD HHI) and Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD), for their groundbreaking hydrogen system. HD KSOE aims … Read the full press release

ORLEN Expands Retail Network in Slovakia, Focuses on Alternative Fuels and Electric Mobility

(IN BRIEF) ORLEN, a prominent energy company, has nearly doubled its retail network in Slovakia this year, with all 90 stations now operating under the ORLEN brand. Following this successful rebranding, ORLEN plans to enhance its non-fuel product offerings and … Read the full press release

ESET Prevails in Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Finjan Holdings LLC

(IN BRIEF) ESET, a leading digital security provider, has received a favorable ruling from a California federal jury in a patent infringement lawsuit brought against it by Finjan Holdings LLC. The lawsuit, which began in 2015 and faced a mistrial … Read the full press release

UCL Named Sunday Times University of the Year 2024 for Academic Excellence and Visionary Initiatives

(IN BRIEF) University College London (UCL) has been honored as the Sunday Times University of the Year 2024, recognizing its outstanding performance in multidisciplinary research, education, graduate career prospects, and sustainability initiatives. The award also highlights UCL’s visionary UCL East … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool Shortlisted for University of the Year in Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024

(IN BRIEF) The University of Liverpool has been named a finalist for the University of the Year award in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024. This recognition comes alongside the university’s ascent of four places in the national rankings, … Read the full press release

Aingeala Flannery’s ‘The Amusements’ Wins the John McGahern Prize for Debut Irish Fiction

(IN BRIEF) Aingeala Flannery’s novel, “The Amusements,” published by Penguin, has been selected as the recipient of the prestigious John McGahern Prize for the debut book of Irish fiction published in 2022. Esteemed novelist Colm Tóibín, who made the announcement, … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies, Petrobras, and Casa dos Ventos Forge Partnership to Boost Renewable Energy and Low-Carbon Hydrogen in Brazil

(IN BRIEF) TotalEnergies, Petrobras, and Casa dos Ventos Holding have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore collaborative opportunities in the renewable energy and low-carbon hydrogen sectors in Brazil. Under this agreement, the three companies will jointly investigate … Read the full press release

Equinor’s Eirin Gas Field Development to Boost European Gas Supply and Extend Gina Krog’s Productive Life

(IN BRIEF) Equinor, in collaboration with KUFPEC Norway, has submitted a plan for the development and operation (PDO) of the Eirin gas field, set to deliver a significant supply of natural gas to Europe. With recoverable reserves of approximately 27.6 … Read the full press release