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EnBW completes installation of all wind turbines of its “Hohe See” offshore wind farm in the German North Sea

KARLSRUHE/ BORKUM/ HELGOLAND, 13-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — EnBW completes the installation of all 71 wind turbines of its offshore wind farm “Hohe See” in the German North Sea. The commissioning of the “Hohe See” wind turbines continues with 27 of … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ’s energy-efficient tissue machine starts production at Africaine Paper Mills in Algeria

GRAZ, 12-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ starts up the PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue production line, including stock preparation, delivered to Africaine Paper Mills (APM) in Algeria. The ANDRITZ PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue machine produces tissue for high-quality facial wipes as well as toilet and … Read the full press release

MYTILINEOS subsidiary METKA EGN signs EPC and O&M contract for new solar plant in Chile

ATHENS, 12-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — METKA EGN signed a contract with Atacama Solar S.A. to undertake the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) and operation and maintenance (O&M) services for two years of the Atacama Solar II 170,65MWp PV project located … Read the full press release

NIB funds Maxima Grupe’s investment in energy efficiency solutions at its stores in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia

HELSINKI, 7-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB and Maxima LT, UAB sign ten-year EUR 52 million loan agreement to finance Maxima’s investments in its retail network renewal in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. The Lithuanian retail company will upgrade 31 of its … Read the full press release

PNE and its partners reduce light emissions from obstruction lighting of wind power turbines with new detection system

CUXHAVEN, 7-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — PNE AG and its partners has successfully developed a ready-to-use system for “on-demand night-time marking” (BNK) of wind power turbines for a wind farm comprising different turbine types. The system can now be put into … Read the full press release

BP and Didi Chuxing to develop a network of EV charging hubs across China through new joint venture

LONDON, 2-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BP have agreed to form a new joint venture to build electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in China with Didi Chuxing, the world’s largest market for electric vehicles. Both companies plans to develop a network … Read the full press release

Rabobank and KKR Infra in a consortium for the acquisition of energy company Eneco

Rabobank and KKR Infra in a consortium for the acquisition of energy company Eneco

UTRECHT, 19-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Rabobank has always been interested in projects that contribute to the acceleration of the energy transition in the Netherlands. Such a project is the sale of the energy company Eneco (Eneco Holding N.V.). For the … Read the full press release

Landis+Gyr to provide Colorado Springs Utilities with the next generation of smart grid technology

ATLANTA, GA, USA, 17-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Landis+Gyr awarded a contract to replace the Colorado Springs Utilities’ end-of-life metering system with an advanced IoT network technology capable of supporting the next generation of energy management applications. The contract also includes … Read the full press release

Total and IFPEN to accelerate the deployment of CCUS technologies, key solution for cutting CO2 emissions

COURBEVOIE, France, 9-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — IFP Energies Nouvelles (IFPEN) and Total sign strategic R&D partnership. The €40 million partnership covers a period of five years includes an agreement to endow a chair at the IFP School, on carbon capture, … Read the full press release

Sustainability award for SEAT in recognition of its commitment to natural gas as an alternative fuel for sustainable mobility

Sustainability award for SEAT in recognition of its commitment to natural gas as an alternative fuel for sustainable mobility

MADRID, 27-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — SEAT has been recognised for its commitment to natural gas as an alternative fuel by the Sedigas, the Spanish Gas Association. The recognition is in the form of the “Energy and Sustainability” award, which was … Read the full press release

Ørsted and Vattenfall laid out 33 kV 8 km cable for back up electricity between Horns Rev 2 and Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farms in the North Sea

Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm

STOCKHOLM, 19-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Offshore wind farms Horns Rev 2 and Horns Rev 3, owned by Ørsted and Vattenfall, have just connected to each other with a new eight-kilometre long cable. The cable connection is meant to supply each … Read the full press release

Power generation: Two major seven-year maintenance management and operational advisory agreements for Wärtsilä in Bangladesh

Eng Mozammel Hossain, Managing Director of Summit Gazipur II Power and Summit Ace Alliance Power (right) and Jillur Rahim, Managing Director of Wärtsilä Bangladesh (left) signed Bangladesh’s biggest ever Maintenance agreements at Summit Centre, Dhaka. Image courtesy of Summit Group.

HELSINKI, 18-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Longstanding partner and Bangladesh’s largest independent power producer (IPP) Summit Group has signed 2 (two) seven-year Maintenance management and operational advisory agreements with Wärtsilä. The current major agreements are indeed the biggest ever signed service … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa to continue cooperation on one of Taiwan’s first offshore wind power projects

ZAMUDIO, 17-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy conditionally received an order from awarding consortium partners Macquarie Capital and Swancor Renewable Energy Co. for the supply of offshore wind turbines for the 376 megawatt (MW) Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm … Read the full press release

DSME and DNV GL expand cooperation to include future technologies in the shipbuilding and offshore plant industries

OSLO, 14-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and DNV GL to cooperate on joint development projects for future technologies in the shipbuilding and offshore plant industries. DSME President & CEO Sung-Geun Lee and DNV GL Group … Read the full press release

Eni and Synhelion to develop new technology in methanol production using renewable energy

MILAN, 14-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni and Synhelion partner on the development of a new technology for methanol production from carbon dioxide (CO2), water and methane. The process requires high temperatures achieved by harnessing solar energy. The new technology using … Read the full press release

IBERDROLA’s Wikinger offshore wind farm earns project certification from DNV GL

HAMBURG, 12-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — World’s largest independent energy advisory and certification body, DNV GL awarded IBERDROLA Renovables Offshore Deutschland GmbH the project certificate for its Wikinger offshore wind farm. The certification covers all stages of the design assessment and … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo and Rubicon Capital Advisors to jointly develop opportunities within the global infrastructure and energy markets

MILAN / DUBLIN, 11-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Intesa Sanpaolo Group to jointly develop opportunities within the global infrastructure and energy markets with a leading independent global investment banking advisory firm, Rubicon Capital Advisors. The partnership is part of a … Read the full press release

Shell ships first LNG cargo from Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas facility in Australia

THE HAGUE, 11-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Shell announces the first shipment of Liquefied Natural Gas from its Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility. The facility is located 475kms North East of Broome in Western Australia. Valencia Knutsen will deliver … Read the full press release

BP, partners invest in deepwater Block 15 offshore Angola; Sonangol joins as a new partner

BP, partners invest in deepwater Block 15 offshore Angola; Sonangol joins as a new partner

LUANDA / LONDON, 7-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BP and partners have agreed to invest further in deepwater Block 15, offshore Angola. The current investment is part of an agreement with Angola’s National Agency for Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels (NAPGB). Under … Read the full press release

Kenneth Vareide to lead DNV GL’s Digital Solutions and help its clients with their digital transformations

Kenneth Vareide to lead DNV GL’s Digital Solutions and help its clients with their digital transformations

New CEO will focus on plugging customers’ skills gap OSLO, 3-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Kenneth Vareide will lead DNV GL’s Digital Solutions business practice. DNV GL’s Digital Solutions offer solutions for managing risk and improving asset performance. DNV GL’s Digital … Read the full press release

Microsoft partners with Vattenfall to power the future datacenters in Sweden with 100 percent renewable energy

STOCKHOLM, 30-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall and Microsoft team up to power new Swedish datacenter locations with renewable energy that will reduce overall carbon footprint from the new datacenters. Microsoft’s future datacenters in Gävle and Sandviken, north of Stockholm will … Read the full press release

Eni welcomes new Chief Upstream Officer, Alessandro Puliti

MILAN, 30, May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni announces the appointment of Alessandro Puliti as new Chief Upstream Officer. He will start his new role on September 1st, 2019. Puliti will replace Antonio Vella, who will leave the Company at the … Read the full press release

ÅF Pöyry to support the modernisation of Metsä Fibre’s bioproduct mill and sawmill in Finland

VANTAA, 28-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Metsä Fibre awards pre-engineering assignment to ÅF Pöyry for new bioproduct mill, Kemi. The ongoing pre-engineering project target is to create conditions for building a bioproduct mill with an annual production capacity of approximately 1.5 … Read the full press release

Shell’s Appomattox Platform in the Gulf of Mexico now online months ahead of schedule and far under budget 

Shell’s Appomattox Platform in the Gulf of Mexico now online months ahead of schedule and far under budget 

THE HAGUE, 24-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Shell Offshore Inc, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, announced it has begun production at the Shell-operated Appomattox floating production system in the deep-water of the Gulf of Mexico (US). The production starts … Read the full press release

Enel establishes its renewable footprint in Russia; Rostov region’s first-ever renewable project now under construction

ROME/ AZOV, 24-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel Green Power starts construction of the 90 MW Azov wind farm located in the Rostov region, Southern Russia. This is the Group’s first renewable project in Russia. The Azov wind farm, which is … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy signs O&M agreement with Pattern Energy’s Panhandle Wind 1 fleet in Texas

ZAMUDIO, Spain, 22-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy signs agreement with Pattern Energy for its 218-MW Panhandle Wind 1 facility which consist of 118 units of 1.85-87 MW GE wind turbines. The agreement covers four years of operations … Read the full press release

Eni-led consortium wins exploration license of offshore block in Argentina

MILAN, 20-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — An Eni-led consortium wins an exploration license of offshore block MLO 124 from the Argentinian authorities. The award is a result of the consortium’s successful bid in the International Bid Round “Ronda Costa Afuera n. … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and GE Renewable Energy cooperation: one step ahead in wind turbine technology developments

STOCKHOLM, 16-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall and GE Renewable Energy to partner in the deployment of GE’s new wind turbine in Europe. Haliade-X is the largest offshore wind turbine on the market to date, with a capacity of 12MW. The … Read the full press release

Bus passengers in Finland will have a chance to reduce the carbon footprint of their bus trips with new Green Travel service

ESPOO, 15-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Bus operator Savonlinja is partnering with Neste to introduce lower-emission traveling solution to its customers. Starting from mid-May 2019, the bus service will include a Green Travel surcharge on the normal bus ticket price, which … Read the full press release

The seventh BASF and Volkswagen “Science Award Electrochemistry” opens for submissions

LUDWIGSHAFEN / WOLFSBURG, 15-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF and Volkswagen opens application for the seventh “Science Award Electrochemistry”. Scientists and researchers of excellence from all over the world may apply until June 30, 2019 online at www.science-award.com. Participation conditions, procedure … Read the full press release