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Energy, Gas & Oil Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Wood to supply inspection qualification services to the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station

ABERDEEN, 11-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wood has won a contract as sole supplier of inspection qualification services to the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station. EDF Energy, the station developer, has commissioned Wood’s Inspection Validation Centre (IVC) to qualify ultrasonic inspections … Read the full press release

CLH Group oil products deliveries to the Spanish market in November reached 3.3 million cubic metres

MADRID, 08-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Deliveries of oil products from CLH Group facilities to the Spanish market during November almost reached 3.3 million cubic metres, 0.7% more than in the same period of the previous year after correction of the … Read the full press release

ABB launches all-new automatic transfer switch (ATS) with connectivity and monitoring functions for critical power applications

ZURICH, 07-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB launches today TruONE, an all-new automatic transfer switch (ATS) with connectivity and monitoring functions for critical power applications. TruONE is the world’s first true ATS to package all the necessary sensors and controllers into a … Read the full press release

Two articulated electric buses using ABB’s 20-second flash-charging technology went into service in Geneva

First e-buses with ABB’s world-record flash-charging technology go into commercial service ZURICH, 07-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB’s 20-second flash-charging technology was a hot topic today as two articulated electric buses, the first of their kind in the world, went into service … Read the full press release

ARC Advisory Group names ABB global market leader in SCADA systems in newly released report

New ARC report proclaims “ABB’s Grid Automation business is at the forefront of grid automation and digitalization” ZURICH, 07-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB has been named as the global market leader in SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) systems for the … Read the full press release

New AREVA and Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power announce cooperation in the areas of the cleanup and dismantling of reactors

PARIS, 05-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — New AREVA and Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co., Ltd. (KHNP) recently signed, in the presence of Nicolas Hulot, French Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition and Paik Ungyu, South Korea’s Minister for Trade, Industry … Read the full press release

Kalehan Murat awards basic design engineering services assignment for the Beyhan II Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant in Turkey to Pöyry

Vantaa, Finland, 05-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kalehan Murat Enerji Üretim A.S. has awarded Pöyry with the basic design engineering services assignment for the Beyhan II Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant (HPP) project in Turkey. The assignment includes preparation of basic design … Read the full press release

St Andrews and Newcastle Universities: breakthrough in catalysis research could lead to clean diesel engine technology

Fife, Scotland, 04-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A breakthrough in catalysis research by academics at the Universities of St Andrews and Newcastle could lead to the development of clean diesel engine technology and help combat air pollution. Catalysis is an important process … Read the full press release

REE: Spanish peninsula electrical energy demand for November 2017: 20,886 GWh; 1.1% higher YoY

MADRID, 04-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The demand for electrical energy on the Spanish peninsula in the month of November is estimated at 20,886 GWh, a value 1.1% higher than that registered in the same month last year. After factoring in the … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy unveils new geared turbine SG 4.2-145 as part of the new geared turbine platform Siemens Gamesa 4.X

First SGRE wind turbine launching, “One Segment/One Technology” philosophy New onshore model rated at 4.2 megawatts with 145-meter rotor, with 21% more AEP Offshore DD platform with167-meter rotor achieves 20% increase in AEP Wind Service to support multi-brand service solutions … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy to supply close to 1 GW at three offshore wind power plants in Denmark

The company will install 113 SG 8.0-167 DD turbines at three offshore wind farms. Zamudio, Spain, 04-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been selected today by Vattenfall to supply close to 1 GW at three offshore wind … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa receives major order from Orange Renewable for the EPC construction of 200-MW wind farm in Poovani, India

This agreement is a positive development for the company in the Indian market in the wake of the temporary slowdown The company will install 100 of its G114-2.0 MW wind turbines, specifically designed for the low-wind sites typical of India … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa to install the first full scale “Future Energy System – FES” on the Trimet SE aluminum smelter site in Hamburg-Altenwerder

Innovative storage technology will supply energy out of hot stones by spring 2019 Milestone in the development of a key technology in the context of the energy transition Zamudio, Spain, 04-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Over a period of 3-years, Siemens … Read the full press release

Rexel: Julien Bonnel appointed as a member of the Compensation Committee by the Board of Directors

PARIS, 04-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — During its meeting held on November 27, 2017, Rexel’s Board of Directors took note of the nomination of Julien Bonnel as Director representing the employees, effective as of November 17, 2017. In accordance with the guidelines … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches unique filtration media specifically designed for pulse jet gas turbine applications

STOCKHOLM, 01-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö, a global leader in fiber-based materials, announces the launch of Ahlstrom-Munksjö Trinitex® Advance W3000, a unique filtration media specifically designed for pulse jet gas turbine applications. “Trinitex® Advance W3000 has the ability to combine EPA … Read the full press release

Neste Jacobs Oy now 100% owned by Neste Corporation; company name changes to Neste Engineering Solutions Oy

ESPOO, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In September 2017 it was announced that Neste has acquired Jacobs Engineering’s 40% shareholding in Neste Jacobs Oy. After this transaction, Neste Jacobs Oy is now 100% owned by Neste Corporation. As the result of the … Read the full press release

EBRD loans PLN 100 million to Euro Bank S.A. for energy efficiency of residential buildings in Poland

PLN 100 million in loans via loan to Euro Bank S.A. LONDON, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is providing a loan of up to PLN 100 million (€23.6 million equivalent) to Euro Bank S.A. (Euro Bank) to finance investments to … Read the full press release

EBRD unveils new energy sector strategy; public to submit contributions no later than 1 February 2018

First phase on public consultation until 1 February 2018 LONDON, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is starting work on a new energy sector strategy and inviting the public to submit contributions. Comments based on the current document should be submitted in … Read the full press release

juwi: the world’s largest PV-hybrid-system in Australia reports one year positive results

Wörrstadt, Germany, 28-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — juwi’s award winning solar hybrid project at Sandfire Resources DeGrussa Copper/Gold Mine has been successfully operating for more than one year. Over a year ago the world’s largest PV-hybrid-system, some 900 kilometers northeast of Perth … Read the full press release

Iberdrola Chairman Ignacio Galán reaffirms Iberdrola’s commitment to fighting climate change at a meeting in Madrid with Spain’s Minister Álvaro Nadal

BILBAO, 28-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — After meeting Spain’s Minister for Galán defends that the company’s application for the orderly closure of its two coal-fired power plants left worldwide is consistent with the group’s determination to tackle effects of climate change by … Read the full press release

WindEurope on the State of the Energy Union report: we need ambitious national plans telling the industry which countries want to see these investments

BRUSSELS, 27-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — WindEurope today applauded the central message of the State of the Energy Union report from Vice-President of the Energy Union, Maroš Šefčovič, which called on Member States to accelerate the completion of their 2030 National Energy … Read the full press release

WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson: It’s good the Commission has recognised that the EU can do better than a 27% renewables target for 2030

BRUSSELS, 27-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (24 November 2017) Vice President for the Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič said the European Commission will update its long-term energy projections for 2030. He said that increasing the EU’s renewable energy to 30 percent by … Read the full press release

WindEurope: The German onshore wind auction was oversubscribed; costs have fallen again

BRUSSELS, 27-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The results are in from the latest German onshore auction and costs have fallen again. The average support price is €38/MWh. The lowest bid was €22/MWh. The auction was oversubscribed. 210 bids were issued with a … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä awarded 95,3MWp (75MWac) solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant project in Nigeria

HELSINKI, 27-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has received a letter of award for a 95,3MWp (75MWac) solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Nigeria. The award was received from Pan Africa Solar Ltd, a developer of solar PV power … Read the full press release

BP, Eni, ExxonMobil, Repsol, Shell, Statoil, Total and Wintershall commit to reduce methane emissions from the natural gas assets they operate

the HAGUE, 24-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BP, Eni, ExxonMobil, Repsol, Shell, Statoil, Total and Wintershall today committed to further reduce methane emissions from the natural gas assets they operate around the world. The energy companies also agreed to encourage others across … Read the full press release

Eni and FCA to develop research projects and technological applications to reduce CO2 emissions from road transport vehicles

The agreement, which focuses on new technological applications for sustainable mobility, was signed at the Palazzo Chigi in Rome, in the presence of the Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni, by the chief executives of the two companies, Claudio Descalzi and Sergio … Read the full press release

British Gas to implement seven actions to transform UK’s domestic energy market

WINDSOR, 21-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (20 Nov 2017) we are taking some big steps to transform the UK’s domestic energy market and give customers a fairer, simpler deal and lower bills. This goal is within our reach. But we can’t … Read the full press release

ENGIE: Pierre Mendès-France secondary school in La Rochelle, France becomes the medium for the largest installation of organic photovoltaic films in the world

The inauguration of this innovative facility for producing energy on roofs is particularly noteworthy since it is the largest installation of organic photovoltaic films (OPV) in the world. La Défense, France, 20-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — It was in response to a … Read the full press release

Emmi’s emissions strategy gets good assessment from CDP experts

LUCERNE, 20-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Emmi has set itself the target of reducing its global CO2 emissions by 25 % by 2020. At the same time, Emmi is creating full transparency with regard to its greenhouse gas emissions. One of the measures the … Read the full press release

Dassault Systèmes to help I&C Energo transform its engineering services in the European energy sector

European engineering services supplier deploys industry solution experience from Dassault Systèmes’ new streamlined portfolio for Energy, Process & Utilities Improved collaboration, consistent data delivery support and accelerated processes in capital projects Digital transformation of project management and execution is key … Read the full press release