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Enel now with 130 Fast Recharge charging stations installed along long-distance roads in Italy and Austria

ROME, 22-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel has installed 130 Fast Recharge charging stations, equal to 260 recharging points, which are now operating along the long-distance roads of Italy and Austria as part of the EVA+ project (Electric Vehicles Arteries). Operational in … Read the full press release

The oil and gas industry in 2019: Regulation topped the list of factors most likely to drive oil and gas companies to decarbonize their operations in 2019

Confidence in the outlook for the oil and gas sector more than doubles in two years – up from 32% to 76%. 70% of senior industry professionals expect to increase or maintain capital expenditure in 2019 A third (34%) expect … Read the full press release

Eneco acquires minority interest in a company based in Amsterdam that improves the sustainability of existing homes

ROTTERDAM/ AMSTERDAM, 18-jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Eneco has acquired a minority interest in Energie in Huis, an Amsterdam-based company that improves the sustainability of existing homes. The companies also enter into a partnership that will give Eneco customers access to the … Read the full press release

La demanda de gas natural en España bate récord: 16 de enero, los 1.540 GWh, la cifra más alta desde el 5 diciembre de 2017

El consumo de gas natural en España alcanza los 1.540 GWh, el valor más alto desde 2017 Este récord se debe principalmente a los efectos de las bajas temperaturas y a una alta demanda de gas natural para generación de electricidad, … Read the full press release

Swissgrid: Drop in frequency on the synchronously interconnected Continental Europe system registered on 10 January 2019

AARAU, 17-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — TSOs of ENTSO-E Continental Europe Regional Group are taking collective actions to restore frequency as foreseen in such cases and continue their technical analysis of the incident. A drop in frequency on the synchronously interconnected … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric opens submissions for its annual global student contest Go Green in the City

Now in its 9th year, Go Green is one of the biggest global student competitions for engineering and business students worldwide Student finalists with bold ideas will be invited to Schneider Electric’s Global Innovation Summit Barcelona 2019 RUEIL-MALMAISON, 16-Jan-2019 — … Read the full press release

French ferry operator La Méridionale digitalises its fleet with the latest energy management technology from Eniram, a Wärtsilä company

HELSINKI, 16-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Eniram, a Wärtsilä company and French ferry operator La Méridionale, have taken notable steps on digitalising La Méridionale’s fleet with the help of the latest energy management technology. This partnership is in line with Wärtsilä’s Smart … Read the full press release

juwi reaches the mark of 1,000 wind turbines onshore with the construction of Mohlis (Thuringia) plant

WÖRRSTADT, Germany, 16-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The project marks an extraordinary milestone in the more than 22-year history of the manufacturer-independent project developer for wind and solar parks. With the construction of the four wind turbines in Thuringia, juwi is one … Read the full press release

Sixteen European companies join forces to push forward the development of sustainable finance

PARIS, 15-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — One year after the Paris Green Bond Pledge, published to mark 2017 Climate Finance Day, sixteen European companies (EDF, EDP, ENEL, ENGIE, Ferrovie Dello Stato Italiane, Iberdrola, Icade, Ørsted, RATP, SNCF Réseau, Société du Grand Paris, … Read the full press release

Vattenfall to build the connection and the transmission of electricity between its 700 MW wind farm and the TenneT Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha offshore platform

STOCKHOLM, 15-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Grid operator TenneT and wind farm developer Vattenfall have signed agreements for the construction of an offshore grid connection for the Hollandse Kust Zuid I and II wind farms. The agreements concern the realisation of … Read the full press release

Eni awarded Areas A, B & C onshore Exploration Concession Agreements in the UAE Sharjah Emirate

These agreements are the result of the first International Competitive Exploration Licensing Round launched by Sharjah National Oil Corporation (SNOC) in 2018 to explore and develop new hydrocarbon resources through the establishment of new partnerships. Eni will act as Operator … Read the full press release

Eni to pursue petroleum exploration of an area of over 2,800 km2 still largely unexplored offshore Bahrain

MANAMA, Kingdom of Bahrain, 14-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed today between the National Oil and Gas Authority of the Kingdom of Bahrain (NOGA) and Eni with the aim to pursue petroleum exploration of Block … Read the full press release

ENGIE’s Rassembleurs d’Energies fund invested in 2 companies specialized in clean cooking and last mile distribution of solar appliances in rural India

La Défense, France, 11-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — During the last quarter 2018, ENGIE’s Rassembleurs d’Energies fund invested in 2 companies specialized respectively in clean cooking worldwide and in last mile distribution of solar appliances in rural India. Anne Chassagnette, CEO of … Read the full press release

Short stories on successful energy transition technologies to educate EU citizens about the European energy system of the future

BRUSSELS, 11-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Technology and Innovation Platform Smart Networks for Energy Transition (ETIP SNET) is launching a series of short stories on successful energy transition technologies to inform citizens and facilitate their involvement in the European energy system of the … Read the full press release

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