Category Archives: Infrastructure & Utilities

Infrastructure & Utilities Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

bp to supply 300,000 tonnes per year of pipeline gas re-gasified from LNG in Guangdong for Chinese ENN Group

Integrating international gas value chains to create lower carbon energy solutions for China (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational oil and gas company bp has announced that it has signed a gas supply agreement with ENN Group (ENN), … Read the full press release

SMEs delivered 80% of the supplies and services for the new bridge in Genoa

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 9-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading construction group, with focus on large and complex projects, Webuild, formerly Salini Impregilo, has announced that almost 330 small and medium sized companies from across Italy provided more than €160 million in … Read the full press release

Lloyd’s Register strengthens position as key consultant to the Swedish Transport Administration

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 2-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The global engineering consultancy, Lloyd’s Register announced today a new framework agreement with Trafikverket, the Swedish Transport Administration. The over 2.5 million EUR (28 million Swedish Krona) worth contract will deliver third party … Read the full press release

ENGIE sells 49% equity interest in 2.3 GW US renewables portfolio to Hannon Armstrong

(PRESS RELEASE) LA DÉFENSE, 2-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational electric utility company, ENGIE signs agreement with Hannon Armstrong (NYSE:HASI), a leading investor in climate change solutions, for the sale of 49% equity interest in a 2.3 GW US renewables … Read the full press release

Neptune Energy selects Fugro to survey subsea structures at the Cygnus gas field in the UK

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 1-Jul-2020— /EuropaWire/ — International independent E&P company, Neptune Energy awards a subsea inspection contract to Fugro. The leading geo-data specialist will employ state-of-the-art remote monitoring technology to survey subsea structures at the Cygnus gas field in the … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom adds individual digital solutions for the hotel and restaurant industry to its portfolio

Minimize contacts, control visitor flows – from restaurant to reception Fast WLAN and smart devices for digital communication with guests Hygienic alternative: Digital magazine formats for smartphone, tablet and TV sets (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 29-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Now that … Read the full press release

SGS selected to review and verify Belmond’s enhanced cleaning protocols

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 26-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — World’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, SGS announces global partnership with leading luxury travel company Belmond. The collaboration will reinforce Belmond’s commitment to safeguard the health and wellbeing of its guests … Read the full press release

Alstom’s latest ETCS standard and its world-first data fusion algorithms to measure location and speed of trains get certified

(PRESS RELEASE) SAINT-OUEN, 25-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational company operating worldwide in rail transport markets, Alstom earns full certification¹ of the latest interoperability standard for rail, ETCS² Baseline 3 Release 2. Alstom has also been certified by Belgorail³ to … Read the full press release

Ericsson to be sole 5G RAN supplier of Croatian communications service provider Hrvatski Telekom until 2024

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 24-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company Ericsson announces that its Croatian associated company Ericsson Nikola Tesla (ZSE: ERNT-R-A) has been selected by Croatian communications service provider Hrvatski Telekom as its sole supplier of … Read the full press release

Snam led consortium to acquire 49% of ADNOC Gas Pipeline Assets

ADNOC Gas Pipeline Assets LLC holds the tariff-based rights for the infrastructure (38 pipelines) that connects ADNOC’s upstream activities to Abu Dhabi’s consumption points and the export and interconnection terminals to neighboring Emirates (PRESS RELEASE) ABU DHABI, UAE, 23-Jun-2020 — … Read the full press release

IoT projects can now be started quickly and easily with Deutsche Telekom’s IoT Solution Builder

The IoT platform brings together all the parts needed for the successful integration of IoT solutions (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 18-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The largest telecommunications provider in Europe Deutsche Telekom has announced the launch of its IoT Solution Builder … Read the full press release

bp Stats Review 2020: Net zero can be achieved by 2050

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 17-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational oil and gas company bp has announced it has released its 69th annual edition of the bp Statistical Review of World Energy, also known as bp Stats Review. In this year’s edition … Read the full press release

Ericsson Mobility Report 2020: 5G subscriptions to reach 190 million by end of 2020

190 million 5G subscriptions forecast by end of 2020; 2.8 billion by the end of 2025 Digital infrastructure critical to meeting communication needs in times of crisis Fixed wireless access (FWA) connections forecast to reach close to 160 million, and … Read the full press release

Electromobility: Bosch makes recharging simple and smooth for everyone with its smart recharging services

From Andalusia to the Arctic Circle: access to one of the biggest pan-European recharging networks All-inclusive package: more than 150,000 charge spots in a single app Recharging network constantly growing: 200,000 charge spots by the end of 2020 Location-related services … Read the full press release

Google Cloud and Telefónica team up to accelerate Spain’s digital transformation and advance 5G mobile edge computing

The agreement signals a firm commitment by both companies to boost the digitalization of companies, support Spain’s public administration and aid the economic recovery of the country post-Covid-19. Google Cloud announces plans to launch a cloud region in Spain that … Read the full press release

Eni and Korea Gas Corporation partner to lead the era of low-carbon and eco-friendly energy

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 11-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Italian multinational oil and gas company Eni signs Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Korea Gas Corporation to explore cooperation opportunities in different areas in the energy sector. Both companies will focus in the … Read the full press release

Smart home: Deutsche Telekom’s Smart Speaker Mini now available to voice control your digital home

Just to make sure everyone can #TAKEPART: Smart Speaker Mini for only 1.95 euros per month Manage your Deutsche Telekom services using only your voice Design skins to give your device that individual look (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 9-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

The ‘new normal’: Deutsche Telekom traffic light system helps retail shops and eateries control access

Traffic signal controls access to retail shops and eateries System counts visitors and sounds an alarm in the event of unauthorized access Easy to install and configure (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 9-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Retailers are now finally allowed to … Read the full press release

COVID-19: Freight specialist DHL Global Forwarding safeguards the supply of test kits, protective equipment, and medical products

(PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 4-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading freight specialist DHL Global Forwarding, part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, has announced that despite the strained situation in air and ocean freight, urgently-needed protective equipment, medicine, and SARS-CoV-2 test kits in … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa announces first firm offshore order in France

Siemens Gamesa has received the firm order from Ailes Marines, an affiliate of Iberdrola, to supply and build the 496 MW Bay of Saint Brieuc offshore wind power plant 62 SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines to be used; firm order … Read the full press release

wpd signs Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Colorado based Ball Corporation for its Corralnuevo wind farm

(PRESS RELEASE) BREMEN, 28-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German developer and operator of onshore and offshore wind farms wpd has announced it achieved a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for its project company for the onshore wind farm project “Corralnuevo” with the … Read the full press release

The new Siemens Gamesa SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine will be deployed in 300 MW project in Taiwan

New SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine is intended to be used for the 300 MW Hai Long 2 project Further discussions ongoing regarding deploying the turbine for the rest of the 1,044 MW Hai Long pipeline Siemens Gamesa’s manufacturing … Read the full press release

Sustainability: Norcable’s industrial electric cable are made with Hydro’s aluminium made from renewable energy

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 26-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Aluminium-based industrial power cables producer Norcable has chosen to purchase aluminium from Hydro as it is important for the company the aluminium used in its products has a small carbon footprint. For Norcable … Read the full press release

Total decided not to pursue the completion of the purchase of Occidental Petroleum’s assets in Ghana

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 18-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — French broad-energy company Total has just announced it decided to discontinue the acquisition of Occidental Petroleum’s Ghana assets. Originally signed in August 2019, the Purchase and Sale Agreement (PSA) between Total and Occidental … Read the full press release

Total to acquire Energías de Portugal’s portfolio of 2.5 million customers and two gas-fired combined cycle power plants

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 18-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational integrated oil and gas company Total has announced it is acquiring the portfolio of 2.5 million B2C customers and two gas-fired combined cycle power plants from Energías de Portugal. Combined the … Read the full press release

Vattenfall successfully installs first foundation on its latest and largest offshore project in Denmark

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 15-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The first foundation for Vattenfall’s Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm, 15-40 kilometres off the coast of Denmark, has been successfully placed in the sea bed of the Baltic Sea. The installation is well … Read the full press release

Vattenfall among the top most sustainable brands in Northern Europe according to the Sustainable Brand Index survey

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 15-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational power company Vattenfall is considered by customers to be one of the most sustainable brands all over Northern Europe according to newly published study. Performed annually in eight counties, the Sustainable Brand … Read the full press release

University of Warwick’s WMG part of projects tasked to measure and monitor cyber security in connected and autonomous mobility

(PRESS RELEASE) COVENTRY, UK, 12-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — WMG at University of Warwick has announced it has investigated the Cyber Security for Connected and Autonomous Mobility (CAM) in a number of projects funded by the Centre for Connected and Autonomous … Read the full press release

A UK first for asset management: AmeyVTOL successfully trialled first drone inspection beyond visual line of sight

(PRESS RELEASE) OXFORD, 29-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — AmeyVTOL announces a successful demonstration of the first drone inspection of UK infrastructure to go beyond visual line of sight (BVLoS). During the demonstration, the VTOL flying wing surveyed an area of 2km … Read the full press release

China Mobile and Ericsson extend 5G RAN partnership

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 29-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson awarded with new 5G contract from China Mobile, which includes 5G radio access network (RAN) and 5G core (5GC) components for the second phase of its nationwide new radio (NR) standalone rollout. … Read the full press release