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Siemens Gamesa sets new milestone on its way to net-zero emission by 2050

Driven by this achievement, Siemens Gamesa doubles its CO2 savings within just one year to 80,000t CO2 annually The company meets its target five years ahead of its original schedule and advances in its roadmap to achieve net-zero emissions by … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö welcomes Mikko Lankinen and Robin Guillaud to the Group Executive Management Team

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 28-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö announces changes in its Executive Management Team which will strengthen its long-term strategy development and deepen its innovation and sustainability focus. Mikko Lankinen has been appointed Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and … Read the full press release

SENER to improve and optimize processes and operations at Gate terminal

SENER was one of the companies in charge of the EPC construction of the Gate terminal plant (PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 27-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals in Europe, Gate terminal regasification plant, has … Read the full press release

DNV GL’s data platform Veracity now includes OREDA’s nearly four decades worth of data

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 26-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, an international accredited registrar and classification body, has announced that its Veracity data platform will now include offshore and onshore reliability data (OREDA), gathered by several oil and gas operators for … Read the full press release

Large-scale study by University of Cambridge: globalisation may be decreasing the security of global supply chains

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 26-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Cambridge researchers have just released their large-scale study of the risks that countries face from dependence on water, energy and land resources finding that globalisation may be decreasing, rather than increasing, … Read the full press release

TOTAL joins ChargeUp Europe as part of its strong commitment to electro-mobility

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 26-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — TOTAL, a French multinational integrated fuels, natural gas and electricity company, has announced it joins ChargeUp Europe, the voice of the electric vehicle charging industry in Europe, thus becoming the alliance’s 9th member. … Read the full press release

Vattenfall takes major step to end years of dispute over electricity concession in Berlin

Offers Stromnetz Berlin up for sale to the State of Berlin (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 23-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company, Vattenfall announces that it has offered all shares in Stromnetz Berlin GmbH for sale to the State of … Read the full press release

Vattenfall to leverage Aker Carbon Capture’s expertise on CO2 solutions at its waste and bio energy plants across Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 22-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall announces signing of Memorandum of Understanding with Norwegian Aker Carbon Capture to accelerate the evaluation of future carbon capture plants in Sweden and Northern Europe. Vattenfall aims to support its ambitions to … Read the full press release

Siemens Smart Infrastructure and Netze BW trial first environmentally-friendly distribution substation

Siemens and Netze BW cooperating on multi-year field test First distribution substation with innovative blue GIS 24 kV ring main unit live in Oberallgäu Fluorine gas-free Clean Air switchgear and bio-ester transformer boost sustainability (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 21-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Sumitomo Corporation Europe Limited and NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS sign Memorandum of Understanding

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, UK / BERGEN, Norway, 21-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Sumitomo Corporation Europe Limited (SCEU) and the Norwegian research institute, NORCE, have signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which strengthens the two organisations’ commitment to ongoing collaboration in … Read the full press release

ZF launches latest contribution towards smart transport energy management

Highly innovative real-time Big Data & Analytics-based tool which offers fleets an advanced predictive fuel management solution for vehicles in the field. Brings the European long-haul transport sector one step closer to advanced energy management capabilities with smarter refueling. Enabling … Read the full press release

Vattenfall study shows bigger potential for co-existence between nature and wind farms

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 19-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall announces the results of a new study of birds at Klim Wind Farm in Northern Jutland in Denmark. The study shows that birds are far better at avoiding turbine blades than previously … Read the full press release

Airbus, ElringKlinger partnership to bring hydrogen fuel cells to future aircraft

Cross-industry collaboration is set to unlock the technology’s potential for aviation (PRESS RELEASE) HAMBURG, 15-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus (EPA: AIR), a European multinational aerospace company, has announced a new parternship with ElringKlinger, a German car spare parts manufacturer, to … Read the full press release

Landis+Gyr in 1H2020: improved cash generation and very solid balance sheet despite unprecedented times

Net revenue for FY 2020 expected to be between USD 1.3 billion and USD 1.4 billion (PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 12-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Landis+Gyr (LAND.SW), Swiss multinational maker of meters and related software for electricity and gas utilities, has announced … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa to supply 60 units of SG 5.8-170 turbine for the Björnberget project in Sweden: its largest ever project in the Nordics

Siemens Gamesa 5.X hits 1 GW of firm orders globally in record time of 18 months since its launch. (PRESS RELEASE) ZAMUDIO, 12-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa announces that it has closed the largest order to date for its … Read the full press release

Gråsjø and Trollheim hydro electric power plant dams and flood gate in Norway to be modernized by Skanska

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 9-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational construction and development company Skanska announces contract with Statkraft Energi AS for the refurbishment and upgrade of four dams and one flood gate. The dams serve as reservoirs for Gråsjø and Trollheim … Read the full press release

Eni awarded licence CS004 for carbon storage in the UK

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 8-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni UK Limited (Eni) has been awarded a carbon dioxide (CO2) appraisal and storage licence (CS licence) by the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA). The CS licence will cover an area located within … Read the full press release

DNV GL, SINTEF and Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) form major partnership aimed at accelerating the adoption of CCUS technology in emissions-heavy industries

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 7-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, an international accredited registrar and classification body, SINTEF, one of Europe’s largest independent research organisations, and Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM), world´s most advanced and flexible test arena for CO2 capture technologies, … Read the full press release

DNV GL’s GreenPowerMonitor ranked #1 in Wood Mackenzie’s “Global solar PV monitoring update 2020”

#1 position among global independent software vendors (PRESS RELEASE) ARNHEM, 7-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has announced its GreenPowerMonitor (GPM) has been ranked #1, with 34 GW of … Read the full press release

Total acquires 20 percentage in 30 MW Eolmed floating wind farm pilot project

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 7-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Total (EPA: FP) a French multinational integrated oil and gas company, has announced it has purchased a 20% shareholder in the Eolmed floating wind farm pilot project, located in the Mediterranean, off the … Read the full press release

WinGD’s iCER technology with the Alfa Laval PureCool system to help significantly minimize methane slip

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 7-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval (STO: ALFA), a leading heat transfer, separation and fluid handling company, has announced that the company cooperated with with WinGD, a global Swiss engine developer, over a solution aimed at helping … Read the full press release

Ørsted and Yara partner to replace fossil hydrogen with renewable hydrogen in the production of ammonia

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 5-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara (OTCMKTS: YARIY), a Norwegian chemical company leader in the production of fertilizers, has announced it will partner with Ørsted (CPH: ORSTED), the world’s leading offshore wind developer, over developing a pioneering project … Read the full press release

VINCI in negotiations to acquire Grupo ACS’s “Industrial Services” division

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 2-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI announces that it has presented a non-binding proposal to Grupo ACS to form the basis of negotiations for the acquisition of Grupo ACS’s “Industrial Services” division, whose controlling holding company is “ACS … Read the full press release

Mytilineos S.A. purchased 73,000 of its own shares on the Athens Exchange

(PRESS RELEASE) ATHENS, 29-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Greek industrial conglomerate active in metallurgy and energy, Mytilineos S.A. (MYTIL:GA) announces that, according to the resolution of its Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting dated 27.03.2020, on 28.09.2020, acquired through the Athens Exchange 73,000 own … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and Netterden launch the first floating solar farm in Gendringen, the Netherlands

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 28-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company, Vattenfall announces that it has opened its first floating solar farm in Gendringen, the Netherlands. The solar farm, with a capacity of 1.2 megawatt, was built on the site … Read the full press release

PGNiG to supply natural gas to Gas TSO of Ukraine for the first time through ERU partnership

(PRESS RELEASE) WARSAW, 28-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — PGNiG, through its cooperation with Energy Resources of Ukraine (ERU), will for the first time supply natural gas to Gas TSO of Ukraine. To date, PGNiG has already exported more than 3 bcm … Read the full press release

Atos to support RheinEnergie in its path to digitalization

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 28-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in digital transformation, Atos announces transformation program agreement with RheinEnergie AG, a leader in utility services. As a regional energy service provider and water supplier, RheinEnergie aims to expand renewable energies, … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce: completion of ground-testing for the “Accelerating the Electrification of Flight” project a leap towards developing all-electric and hybrid-electric planes

(PRESS RELEASE) MANCHESTER, 25-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce, a leading engineering company focused on world-class power and propulsion systems, has announced it has completed testing of the ground-breaking technology that will power the world’s fastest all-electric plane. All the technology … Read the full press release

Siemens Energy to base its new Corporate Center in Berlin; headquarters remain in Bavaria

Siemens Energy Corporate Center in Berlin Joint location and structural concept planned with the State of Berlin Company’s administrative headquarters remain in Bavaria (PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 25-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global energy technology company Siemens Energy, already as a stand-alone … Read the full press release

Smart home: Siemens Smart Infrastructure’s new thermostat range makes your room healthy, productive, and sustainable

Built-in sensors, control functions, input/output and flexible power supply in one device Open KNX communication for integration from simple to advanced building management systems New slim and smooth design with touch buttons and rotary knob Fast installation and commissioning with … Read the full press release