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German developer wpd to plan Kon Plong onshore wind energy project in Vietnam

(PRESS RELEASE) BREMEN, 23-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — wpd, a German developer and operator of wind farms on- and offshore and solar parks, has announced it will be planning the Kon Plong onshore wind energy project in the Vietnamese province of … Read the full press release

Siemens to deliver and install 45 eBus Sicharge UC charging stations for Zurich Public Transport Authority

Project helps Zurich’s public transport authority convert its bus fleet to electric drives Delivery of 45 charging stations for Hardau bus garage Charging cables routed through the hall ceiling allows for clear passageways (PRESS RELEASE) ERLANGEN, 16-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

New DRI and EAF installations in Gijón to reduce carbon emissions at ArcelorMittal’s Spanish operations

New DRI and EAF installations in Gijón will reduce carbon emissions at the company’s Spanish operations by approximately 50%. The DRI installation in Gijón will also enable ArcelorMittal Sestao to be the world’s first full-scale zero carbon-emissions¹ steel plant. (PRESS … Read the full press release

Enel Green Power España to supply 270 GWh/year renewable power to Johnson & Johnson

Enel Green Power España, has signed a 10-year Pan-European Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) with Johnson & Johnson for the supply of 270 GWh/year of renewable power, starting in January 2023 The power supply will be produced by a hybrid … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and Preem investigate the potential of the first 50 MW electrolysis plant at Preem’s Lysekil refinery

The conditions are excellent for building an electrolysis plant for producing hydrogen gas for biofuel in Lysekil, as shown by the study conducted in the spring. Producing hydrogen through fossil-free methods can reduce CO2 emissions by at least 80% compared … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and Swedish electric motorcycles manufacturer CAKE to develop the first fossil-free motorcycle

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 6-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall announces its partnership with the Swedish manufacturer of electric motorcycles CAKE for the development of the first fossil-free electric motorcycle. The partners will share expertise and know-how in their respective fields of … Read the full press release

INEOS accelerates and diversifies its clean hydrogen strategy by investing in HydrogenOne

INEOS Energy has agreed to purchase 25 million shares in the forthcoming IPO of HydrogenOne Capital Growth plc, representing 10% of the target fund raise of £250 million. Brian Gilvary Executive Chairman of INEOS Energy said, “The INEOS investment in HydrogenOne will … Read the full press release

EBRD provides financing for digital transformation of electricity distribution network in Romania

RON-equivalent of €40 million to help build resilient electricity distribution network in Romania Digitalisation to lead to greater operational efficiency Smart grid will promote integration of renewable projects (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 2-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — European Bank for Reconstruction and … Read the full press release

DNV updates rules for ship classification with new class notations to tackle decarbonization challenge in the maritime industry

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 2-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — World’s leading classification society, DNV announces the latest updates to its rules for ship classification, with a raft of new class notations, including “Fuel Ready” and “Gas fuelled ammonia” notations. The new updates … Read the full press release

Neste expands its renewable diesel offering in Europe with the launch of Neste MY Renewable Diesel in Belgium

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 2-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste, the world’s leading provider of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel and the 4th most sustainable company in the world*, introduces its Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ in the Belgian market in collaboration … Read the full press release

Enel and CREA partner to develop solutions to promote coexistence of agriculture and renewable energy

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 30-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel announces partnership with CREA, the largest research organization focusing on agri-food. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Enel Italia Director Carlo Tamburi and CREA President Carlo Gaudio, to promote research, … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility and SPL Powerlines Germany consortium successfully completes eHighway system on B 462 federal highway

eHighway system on B 462 federal highway officially opened Innovation from Siemens Mobility: Third field trial with overhead truck power line in Germany  (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 28-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Mobility, redefining #mobility with intelligent infrastructure, sustainability, passenger experience and … Read the full press release

Indonesian SKK Migas to use Eni’s HPC4 and HPC5 supercomputers to process seismic data

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 18-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni SpA (BIT: ENI), an Italian multinational oil and gas company, has announced that its subsidiary Eni Indonesia signed a Memorandum of Understanding with SKK Migas (Special Task Force for Upstream Oil and … Read the full press release

DNV and Keppel Offshore & Marine to promote the introduction of hydrogen as an energy source in Singapore

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 17-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent expert in assurance and risk management, has announced it signed an agreement with Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), a world leader in providing total solutions to the offshore, marine … Read the full press release

LyondellBasell to source feedstock from Neste made from 100% renewable feedstock from bio-based sources

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 17-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), a leading renewable fuels and sustainable feedstock company with operations in 14 countries, and LyondellBasell, one of world’s largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies, have announced a long-term commercial agreement … Read the full press release

Citycon: The new urban centre Lippulaiva will be carbon neutral in terms of energy consumption from the opening day

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 17-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Citycon, a leading owner, developer and manager of multipurpose urban centres, has announced that the new urban centre Lippulaiva, that is currently under construction in Espoonlahti, is a pioneer in sustainable energy solutions, … Read the full press release

Equinor aims at reducing net carbon intensity with 20% by 2030 and 40% by 2035

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 15-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (OSE:EQNR, NYSE:EQNR), an oil, gas, wind and solar energy active in more than 30 markets globally, has announced its strategy to accelerate the company’s transition while growing cash flow and returns. … Read the full press release

Vattenfall Radio Fossil Freedom starts broadcasting from InCharge public charging stations in Stockholm

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 11-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a European energy company with a mission to enable fossil free living within one generation, has announced the sequel of its “Museum of Fossil Fuels” the “Radio Fossil Freedom”, listen to future … Read the full press release

Leosphere’s new WindCube® Scan Dual Lidar Ready offering provides complete, spatial wind data and cost-efficient offshore wind assessment

The company’s technical and scientific experts are currently delivering dual-lidar technologies and services to meet growing customer demand for increased coverage, accuracy, ease-of-use, and cost-efficiency. (PRESS RELEASE) VANTAA, 3-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in weather, environmental, and industrial measurements, Vaisala … Read the full press release

Statkraft’s Banja Floating Solar project in Albania starts generating renewable energy

(PRESS RELEASE) OLSO, 3-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Generator of renewable energy, as well as Norway’s largest and the Nordic region’s third largest energy producer, Statkraft and Norwegian supplier Ocean Sun, announce the start of commercial operations at the first unit … Read the full press release

Vestas divests its tower manufacturing facility in Pueblo, Colorado to CS Wind

(PRESS RELEASE) AARHUS, 3-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Danish manufacturer, seller, installer, and servicer of wind turbines, Vestas announces the divestiture of its tower manufacturing facility in Pueblo, Colorado, the last tower factory that it owns and operates. This transaction reflects … Read the full press release

Equinor ASA nomination committee recommends its corporate assembly to re-elect all the shareholder elected members of Equinor ASA’s board of directors

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 1-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (OSE:EQNR, NYSE:EQNR),Norway-based energy company with a proud history (formerly Statoil), has announced that its nomination committee recommends its corporate assembly to re-elect all the shareholder elected members of Equinor ASA’s board … Read the full press release

French multinational oil and gas giant Total changes its name to TotalEnergies and its ticker to TTE across Euronext, LSE, NYSE

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 1-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Total, one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced a change in its name and a new stock ticker. The Company’s Ordinary and Extraordinary Meeting of Shareholders decided on May 28, 2021 … Read the full press release

Vattenfall announces fossil-free energy agreement and 24/7 Matching solution with Swedish colocation data centre operator Conapto

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 28-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company Vattenfall announces signing of fossil-free energy agreement, and a 24/7 Matching solution with Swedish colocation data centre operator Conapto to support its two data centres in Stockholm. The unique … Read the full press release

Lightsource bp to co-develop solar projects in Portugal with local company INSUN

1.35GW of local solar projects identified through co-development partnership The investment will be deployed over six years Over 3000 green jobs could be created in the regions of Moura, Castelo Branco, Mogadouro Chamusca and Viseu (PRESS RELEASE) LISBON, 28-May-2021 — … Read the full press release

Equinor, RWE Renewables and Hydro REIN to jointly submit application to develop offshore wind farm in the Norwegian North Sea

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 26-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor announces signing of collaboration agreement with RWE Renewables and Hydro REIN for offshore wind in Norway. The partners have strong expertise in all parts of the offshore wind value chain from development, … Read the full press release

Cummins and Iberdrola to accelerate green hydrogen production and develop business opportunities in electrolyzer market in Spain

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 24-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the world’s largest energy companies Iberdrola and global power leader Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) together with government leaders announce its plans for one of the world’s largest electrolyzer plants for the … Read the full press release

Neste in final phase of testing of renewable gasoline for commercial use in existing fleet

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 21-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), an oil refining and marketing company as well as the world’s leading producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel, has announced it is in the final phase of testing … Read the full press release

Wintershall Dea announces significant gas, and oil discovery in the Dvalin North, Haltenbanken area of the Norwegian Sea

Combined resource estimate of 71-157 mmboe in primary and secondary target Field development options being evaluated (PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 20-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s leading independent gas and oil company, Wintershall Dea announces that it has made a significant gas, … Read the full press release

OMV views the EU climate targets as particularly ambitious transposition of the Paris Climate Change Agreement

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 19-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Austrian multinational integrated oil, gas and petrochemical company OMV, recognizes that climate change is one of the most important global challenges today and fully supports the goals set forth by the Paris Climate … Read the full press release