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Innovators shaping Europe’s future power network can present projects in front of 400+ TSO-DSO professionals at the InnoGrid 2019 conference

BRUSSELS, 11-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Today large-scale innovation is required to prepare networks for the digital age and high shares of renewables, while safeguarding secure supply to consumers at the lowest possible cost. Did you create or contribute to a pioneering … Read the full press release

CLH Aviación’s subsidiary CLH Panamá starts its operations at the Marcos A. Gelabert International Airport in Panama

In 2017 the subsidiary of CLH Aviación was awarded the operation of five other airports in the country, specifically Tocumen, Panamá Pacífico, Río Hato-Scarlett Martinez, Enrique Jiménez de Colón and Enrique Malek CLH Panamá has started operation, maintenance and into-plane … Read the full press release

Swissgrid acquires additional transmission grid systems for CHF 10.0 million

Aarau, Switzerland, 07-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — With the entry in the commercial register on 3 January 2019, Swissgrid has taken over additional facilities belonging to the transmission grid. At the same time, additional share capital was recorded in the commercial register, as … Read the full press release

299-tonne transformer built by ABB delivered to the Borken substation operated by TSCNET shareholder TenneT

MUNICH, 04-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Right on time for Christmas 2018, a heavy-duty train loaded with a 299-tonne transformer built by ABB reached the Borken substation operated by TSCNET shareholder TenneT, the Dutch-German transmission system operator (TSO). Here at the long-established … Read the full press release

Personnel and structural changes at management level at TSCNET shareholder TenneT

MUNICH, 04-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — On 1 January 2019, personnel and structural changes at management level took effect at TSCNET shareholder TenneT, the Dutch-German transmission system operator (TSO). To begin with, Managing Director Lex Hartman resigns from the Executive Boards of TenneT … Read the full press release

Zvezda shipyard to build three new generation product carriers that use cleaner-burning LNG fuel for Sovcomflot

MOSCOW, 04-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — On 28 December 2018, Sovcomflot (SCF Group) placed an order at Zvezda shipbuilding complex for construction of three new generation product carriers that use cleaner-burning LNG fuel as their primary fuel. Three MR-class vessels will have … Read the full press release

ABP to provide storage site for 37 wind turbine blades destined for the world’s largest offshore windfarm, the Hornsea One Project

LONDON, 04-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ABP has secured a 12-month contract with Siemens Gamesa for providing a storage site for 37 wind turbine blades destined for the world’s largest offshore windfarm, the Hornsea One Project. To accommodate the expanding business of … Read the full press release

Birmingham is the home of British Gas’ 6 millionth smart meter

British Gas has installed 6 million smart meters in homes and offered smart meters to all eligible customers British Gas is leading the smart meter roll out with more installed than any other supplier, despite slower take-up than the government … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval to supply air cooler systems to a gas processing plant in the U.S.

LUND, 03-Jan-2019— /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply air cooler systems to a gas processing plant in the U.S. The order has a value … Read the full press release

Iberdrola installed 10.7 million digital meters in Spain to digitise its distribution network

As a result of the Star project, with an investment of €2 billion, 10.7 million digital meters have been installed and provide remote management and automation capabilities to 90,000 transformation centres BILBAO, 28-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Iberdrola has completed the process … Read the full press release

Royal Dutch Shell completes the sale of its shares in Shell entities in New Zealand to OMV for $578 million

THE HAGUE, 28-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) has completed the sale of its shares in Shell entities in New Zealand, to OMV for $578 million. This includes the Māui, Pohokura, and Tank Farm assets, and the … Read the full press release

Syndial to transform Organic Fraction of Municipal Solid Waste (OFMSW) by recycling it into bio-oil at its pilot plant at the Gela refinery

First major step in the Company’s journey toward building industrial-scale plants, providing significant environmental benefits for large urban areas in Italy and abroad. GELA, 28-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Syndial, Eni’s environmental services company, begins operating at its pilot plant at the Gela refinery. … Read the full press release

HSH Nordbank will provide international investment managers First State Investments (FSI) with € 75 million loan

HAMBURG/ KIEL, 20-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — HSH Nordbank will provide international investment managers First State Investments (FSI) as the mandated lead arranger (MLA) with € 75 million as part of an acquisition loan totalling € 364 million. FSI will use these … Read the full press release

ERG S.p.A. finalised a programme for non-convertible medium/long-term bond issues for up to the overall maximum amount of Euro 1,000 million

GENOA, 20-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ERG S.p.A. has today finalised a programme for non-convertible medium/long-term bond issues (Euro Medium Term Notes Programme – EMTN) up to the overall maximum amount of Euro 1,000 million, following the approval given by the Board … Read the full press release

BMT to provide multiple marine monitoring systems for BP’s Mad Dog Phase 2 floating production facility in the Gulf of Mexico

Teddington, Middlesex, U.K., 20-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Mad Dog Field is one of BP’s largest discoveries in the Gulf of Mexico. BMT will provide multiple marine monitoring systems for BP’s new semi-submersible floating production facility in Phase 2.  The Mad … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial: First-ever natural-gas vehicles in Africa, produced by IVECO BUS welcomed with great enthusiasm by Abidjan’s population

The Ivory Coast’s Prime Minister, Amadou Gon Coulibaly, and the Transport Minister, Amadou Koné, officially handed the keys of the first Euro VI gas rapid transit Crealis buses to the CEO of the Abidjan Transport Company (SOTRA), Meité Bouaké. The … Read the full press release

Consortium of five leading international banks provide USD 264 million six-year revolving credit facility to SCF Group

MOSCOW, 19-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sovcomflot (SCF Group) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a new USD 264 million six-year revolving credit facility with a consortium of five leading international banks, including: Citibank; DVB Bank; ING Bank; Société … Read the full press release

BMT to provide engineering services for the Pengarang Deepwater Terminals development in Johor, Malaysia

Teddington, Middlesex, U.K., 19-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BMT has been appointed by a major international EPC contractor to provide engineering services for the Pengarang Deepwater Terminals development, a major petrochemical and petroleum terminal in Johor, Malaysia. Pengerang Deepwater Terminals has the … Read the full press release

Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) takes EUR 65 million from NIB for safety system upgrades in two existing nuclear power plant units in Finland

HELSINKI, 19-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB and the Finnish energy company Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) have signed a loan agreement of EUR 65 million financing safety system upgrades in two existing nuclear power plant units in Finland. This ten-year loan will contribute to TVO’s refurbishment project … Read the full press release

Vattenfall ranked “Leader” by Sustainalyctis, an improvement from last year’s ranking – where the company was rated as “outperformer”

STOCKHOLM, 18-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In parallel to being assessed for their financial and business performance, companies are to an increasing extent, also rated for their sustainability performance. The environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria is a set of standards … Read the full press release

Vattenfall to supply 260 GWh electricity yearly to Elkem for the period 2020 – 2026

STOCKHOLM, 18-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall and the Norwegian industrial group Elkem have signed a long-term electricity supply agreement for the period 2020 – 2026. The deal is the first major supply agreement with Elkem and includes supply of 260 GWh … Read the full press release

Sarwjit Sambhi to succeed Mark Hodges as CEO Centrica Consumer and will join the Centrica Board as an Executive Director

WINDSOR, 18-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Centrica plc (the ‘Company’) announces that after nearly 4 years with the Company Mark Hodges, Chief Executive, Centrica Consumer will be leaving on 28th February 2019 to take up a new role as Chief Executive of … Read the full press release

ENGIE and Arval launch new green transport offer that aims to simplify access to electric vehicles

La Défense, France, 17-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE, the global energy company and major player in charging infrastructure for electric vehicles, and Arval, the global specialist in corporate vehicle fleet leasing, have announced the launch of a new green transport offer … Read the full press release

Equinor announces its second offshore wind lease in the United States

Equinor has been declared the provisional winner of one of the three leases offered in the US government’s wind lease sale for an area offshore the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Stavanger, Norway, 17-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor submitted a winning bid of … Read the full press release

Gas production from Aasta Hansteen field opens a new region for gas export to Europe

Stavanger, Norway, 17-Dec-2018 — On 16 December Equinor and its partners started production from the Aasta Hansteen gas field in the Norwegian Sea. Today, 17 December gas from the Aasta Hansteen field is available to the market for the first … Read the full press release

Enel begins operation of its first wind facility in the US state of Illinois

The 185 MW wind farm will sell its power to Bloomberg LP, General Motors and Constellation, an Exelon company Enel invested approximately 325 million US dollars in the construction of the wind farm, which will generate around 570 GWh per … Read the full press release

Enel S.p.A. confirmed once again in the FTSE4Good Index Series following the index’s review of the second half of 2018

The company’s presence was renewed following the second half 2018 review The Group’s subsidiaries Endesa, Enel Américas and Enel Chile were also confirmed in the latest edition of the index ROME, 13-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel S.p.A. (“Enel”) has been … Read the full press release

Cebr: oil price will cycle around $60 until the mid to late 2020s

Forecasting Eye  LONDON, 10-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The announcement from the margins of the G20 that Russia and the Saudis were cooperating on oil pricing certainly gave a fillip to the oil markets. The Brent crude future rose from $58.76 per barrel … Read the full press release

Gazprom Chairman Alexey Miller moderated the 39th Presiding Committee Meeting of the International Business Congress (IBC) in St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg hosted today the 39th Presiding Committee Meeting of the International Business Congress (IBC) moderated by Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and President of the IBC. MOSCOW, 10-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The event participants took stock of the IBC performance in 2018 and defined … Read the full press release

Eni: Mubadala Petroleum and BP entry into Nour North Sinai Offshore concession approved by the Egyptian Government

Egyptian Government approval for the sale of a 20% interest to Mubadala Petroleum and a 25% interest to BP out of Eni’s share in the Nour North Sinai Offshore exploratory concession has been granted. The approval follows the signing of … Read the full press release