Category Archives: Infrastructure & Utilities

Infrastructure & Utilities Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

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

Siemens Mobility to install automatic train control signaling system and half-height platform screen doors on the Jurong Region Line (JRL) in Singapore

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 25-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Mobility, a separately-managed company of Siemens with focus on intelligent and efficient mobility solutions, has announced it has signed a contract worth approximately EUR 135 million with the Singapore Land Transport Authority … 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

Study: how urban landscapes of tomorrow can achieve environmental sustainability, social inclusion and economic competitiveness

Enel is strongly committed to circular cities with several projects worldwide, mainly in the domains of electric mobility, storage, renewables, energy efficiency, smart grids, public lighting, building management (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 25-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel (BIT: ENEL), an Italian … Read the full press release

Suez 2030 transformation strategy update: results exceed our objectives

EPS1 from €0.75 to €0.80 in 2021 and up to €1.0 in 2022 Ordinary dividend at €0.65 paid in 2021 and growing to €0.70 in 2022 Exceptional dividend or share buyback of at least €1bn as soon as possible and by … Read the full press release

Leading Wireless Edge WAN 4G and 5G Enterprise solutions company Cradlepoint acquired by Ericsson for USD 1.1 billion

Ericsson acquires the market-leader for Wireless Edge WAN solutions for an enterprise value of USD 1.1 b. Acquisition complements Ericsson’s enterprise offerings and creates valuable new revenue streams for customers Transaction expected to close during Q4 2020, subject to merger … Read the full press release

Siemens Energy to supply components for the new 150MW simple cycle power plant in Saidpur, Rangpur, Bangladesh

150MW simple cycle power plant for Saidpur, Rangpur as part of the country’s utility expansion in power generation Siemens Energy is supplying components that will aid the plant’s optimal fuel usage in full and part load operation for long-term sustainability … Read the full press release

Ericsson leverages AI and ML capabilities to help communications service providers more effectively isolate, predict and prevent network issues

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 16-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has announced it has strengthened its AI-powered Support Services portfolio with unique data-driven capabilities that enable communications service providers to effectively isolate, predict and … Read the full press release

Tom Erixon nominated as the new Chairman of ÅF Pöyry AB Board

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 16-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ÅF Pöyry AB (STO: AF-B), a Swedish engineering services company, has announced that its Nomination Committee has decided to propose Tom Erixon as the new Chairman of the Board of ÅF Pöyry AB … Read the full press release

Onshore Wind: Vattenfall, energy cooperative Almeerse Wind to increase capacity of Jaap Rodenburg wind farm in Almere-Pampus

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 15-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, Swedish government-owned multinational power company, has announced it will be working with energy cooperative Almeerse Wind to replace the ten existing wind turbines at the existing Jaap Rodenburg wind farm in Almere-Pampus … Read the full press release

Global survey: COVID-19 will accelerate the shift to a cashless world

Survey results also supported by Standard Chartered’s ATM withdrawals data (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 15-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered (LON: STAN), a British multinational banking and financial services company, has released its latest global survey that looks into how COVID-19 … Read the full press release

E-mobility: Vattenfall partners with Aral and BP over fueling/charging solutions

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 15-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish government-owned multinational power company Vattenfall has announced it will partner with Aral in Germany and with BP in the Netherlands. The partnership will make it easier to get into e-mobility and mixed … Read the full press release

VINCI Highways and the Colombian National Infrastructure Agency Major planted over 3000 native trees as part of reforestation program in Colombia

(PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON CEDEX, 14-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Concessions, a leading concessions operator and part of Vinci SA, has announced that led by VIA 40 Express and VINCI Highways have collaborated with the Colombian National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) for the … Read the full press release

Vattenfall’s digitisation project in Gustavsberg relies on AI to increase district heating efficiency

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 14-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish government owned multinational power company Vattenfall has announced that its digitisation project in Gustavsberg is successful. The company is making a use of smart algorithms to enable optimisation of district heating in … Read the full press release

Henkel signs major virtual PPA in Texas aimed at covering the company’s entire electricity demand in the US

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 14-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel (ETR: HEN3), leading chemical and consumer goods company, has announced it has signed a large-scale virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with a new wind farm in Bee County, Texas on its way … Read the full press release

Snam and Saipem partner on new energy transition technologies to support European Commission’s Hydrogen Strategy

(PRESS RELEASE) SAN DONATO MILANESE, 10-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Italian energy infrastructure company Snam and Italian multinational oilfield services company Saipem sign Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate on developing new energy transition technologies, from green hydrogen to capturing and reusing … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and Eurofiber to accelerate digitization in Berlin with new fiber optic infrastructure

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 8-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall and Eurofiber announce plan to establish a Berlin based joint venture which will provide access to fiber connectivity for more than 500,000 households and businesses. Compared to the existing coax and copper … Read the full press release

EBRD helps Turkish businesses overcome coronavirus crisis with new US$ 54 million loan to Isbank

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 8-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) expands access to finance for Turkish businesses to help them recover from the pandemic, with a new US$ 54 million loan to Isbank, the largest … Read the full press release

EBRD introduces mediation as an alternative way of dispute resolution in Moldova

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 8-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD, through its Legal Transition Programme (LTP), has implemented a number of projects to establish a robust alternative dispute resolution (ADR) framework and practice in the Moldova. The initiative has been supported by … Read the full press release

Vattenfall strengthens position in public charging in Europe with deployment of further 8,000 charging stations in the Netherlands

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 4-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company, Vattenfall announces that it has won one of the bigger tenders for new charging networks in the Netherlands. The agreement includes the installation of up to 8,000 new charge … Read the full press release

Installation of the world’s longest electrically trace-heated subsea production pipeline in progress

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 2-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Neptune Energy announces that it has started the installation of the world’s longest heated subsea production pipeline in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. The world’s longest heated subsea production pipeline is … Read the full press release

Siemens Wind Energy Generation integrated into Flender GmbH, Siemens AG’s wholly-owned subsidiary

Important milestone for planned Flender listing The two Portfolio Companies’ businesses a perfect fit Combined company to strengthen global technology leadership (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 1-SEP-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens AG, a German multinational conglomerate and Europe’s largest industrial manufacturing company, … Read the full press release

Siemens Energy post-spin-off: an independent leader with the most comprehensive offering in the energy sector

About one sixth of all electricity generated worldwide is based on Siemens Energy technology Leading portfolio from conventional to renewable energy Clear commitment to accelerate profitability by rigorously driving operational excellence, portfolio adjustments and gradually shifting innovation focus towards sustainability … Read the full press release

BT Security strengthens position as Managed Security Services Provider with new security partner ecosystem

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational telecommunications holding company BT announces the key partners that BT Security will work with going forward to provide industry-leading managed security services to customers. The decision follows BT’s largest-ever appraisal of … Read the full press release

Stadler to supply 24 TRAMLINK streetcars plus option for 19 more to Jenaer Nahverkehr as part of 24 years contract

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 26-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Stadler, a Swiss train maker with over 75 years of experience, has announced it will deliver 24 streetcars of the TRAMLINK type with an option for up to 19 additional vehicles to Jenaer … Read the full press release

WindEurope: Wind energy key for Europe’s recovery from COVID-19

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 14-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — WindEurope, Brussels based association active on promoting the use of wind power across Europe, has announced it has analysed the National Energy & Climate Plans (NECPs) and compiled the most important findings for … Read the full press release

DNV GL completes technical due diligence of Spain’s largest single wind farm on behalf of Banco de Sabadell and Bankia

The Gecama wind farm will provide clean energy to approximately 260,000 Spanish households (PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 13-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body and part of Det Norske Veritas Holding … Read the full press release

Dutch-German transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT awards contracts for the longest offshore grid connection system BorWin5

The consortium of Siemens AG and Dragados Offshore S.A. has been awarded the contract for the construction of converter stations on land and at sea, while NKT HV Cables AB has been awarded the contract for the production and installation … Read the full press release