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Infrastructure & Utilities Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Iberdrola agreed to convene the company’s 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) for 13th of April

Shareholders will vote on the execution of two new capital increases. This means they may choose between receiving their dividend in cash or as fully paid-up shares through the new ‘Iberdrola Flexible Remuneration’ Programme Bilbao, Spain, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — During today’s … Read the full press release

Iberdrola’s plans for 2018-2022: Ebitda will be between €11.5 billion and €12 billion at the end of the period

Bilbao, Spain, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ignacio Galán, the group’s Chairman, said: “Overall, the plan we are presenting today is fully consistent with our strategy over recent years, while seizing the opportunities provided by the new digital environment. In essence, it is … Read the full press release

VINCI Construction led consortium, Spie batignolles awarded a major contract as part of the Grand Paris Express programme

4.6 km of tunnel to be excavated using a tunnel boring machine Construction of the new Kremlin Bicêtre Hôpital station Contract value: almost €400 million (excluding tax) Rueil-Malmaison, France, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The consortium led by VINCI Construction (Dodin Campenon … Read the full press release

Jan De Nul Group: The first Gravity Based Foundation for Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm installed in Denmark

Aalst, Belgium, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — This weekend, the first Gravity Based Foundation for the offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak was installed in Denmark, another milestone in this project. It concerns a 8,000 tonnes GBF which was floated off the … Read the full press release

Transport for London (TfL): the brand-new signalling system completes its biggest test so far

Biggest test of new signalling system so far completed this weekend Customers will begin to see reliability benefits from the summer World’s oldest metro being transformed into one of the most modern LONDON, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Another weekend of testing … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) exclusive supplier for the wind turbines for what will be the world’s biggest offshore wind farm

We have selected Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) as exclusive supplier for the wind turbines for Hornsea Project Two, which will be the world’s biggest offshore wind farm when operational in 2022. Fredericia, Denmark, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The project will … Read the full press release

Hapag-Lloyd strengthens presence in Ghana with the opening of its own new office in Tema

Presence in West Africa expanded / Investments in growing markets HAMBURG, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On February 1, 2018, Hapag-Lloyd moved into its own new office in Tema, the most important port city in Ghana. Effective immediately, the company will be … Read the full press release

Ferrovial subsidiary in Australia Broadspectrum appoints Nick Miller as CEO

MADRID, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Broadspectrum, the Australian subsidiary of Ferrovial Services, has appointed Nick Miller to the position of Chief Executive Officer; he will fully assume these functions in May. Since 2010, Miller has been Managing Director of Fulton Hogan, a construction and services … Read the full press release

EDF subsidiary Agregio announces exclusive framework aggregation contract with JP Energie Environnement

PARIS, 09-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Agregio is signing an exclusive framework aggregation contract for the projects being developed by JP Energie Environnement, a subsidiary of the Nass Group, which develops and runs wind farms and solar parks in France. JP … Read the full press release

Jordan to host EBRD’s 27th Annual Meeting and Business Forum

LONDON, 07-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Jordan’s Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Imad Fakhoury, and EBRD Secretary General, Enzo Quattrociocche, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the organisation of the Bank’s 27th Annual Meeting and Business Forum, which will be held … Read the full press release

Waste to energy: Fortum to deliver turbine and generator services for BIR Avfallsenergi AS and BKK Varme AS in Bergen as part of 8 year service agreement

ESPOO, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum will deliver turbine and generator services for BIR Avfallsenergi AS and BKK Varme AS in Bergen. The contract was signed on 19 December 2017. It is a 8 year service agreement and started from 1 … Read the full press release

Ian Tyler appointed Non-Executive Chairman of the Amey Board

OXFORD, 05-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Amey is announcing today (January 2,2018) the appointment of Ian Tyler from January 2018 as Non-Executive Chairman of the Amey Board. Ian currently sits on the board of four organisations including Bovis Homes and BAE systems … Read the full press release

EBRD supports Egypt’s gas infrastructure modernisation

LONDON, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is providing a US$200 million loan to the Arab Republic of Egypt to finance the modernisation of selected gas infrastructure facilities, which shall improve energy efficiency and reduce impacts on the environment. Egypt has an energy … Read the full press release

CAF to supply 18 Urbos Trams for a turnkey project in the Republic of Mauritius

Beasain, Spain, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CAF has signed a contract exceeding € 100 million for the supply of 18 Urbos Trams with Larsen & Toubro Limited, India  which is executing a 26 km Integrated Light Rail Transit System (circa … Read the full press release

Iberdrola’s subsidiary Neoenergia won wind power tender for 295 megawatts (MW) in Brazil

BILBAO, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Iberdrola, through its subsidiary Neoenergia, was awarded 295 megawatts (MW) at the last wind power tender held by Brazil’s National Electric Energy Agency (Aneel). This is a major first step for Iberdrola in Brazil, after the … Read the full press release

VINCI Energies to acquire PrimeLine Utility Services from management and private equity investment firm First Reserve

PrimeLine Utility Services generated revenue of $506 million pro forma (about €430 million) in 2016 This acquisition boosts VINCI Energies’ position in North America Rueil-Malmaison Cedex – France, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Energies, the VINCI subsidiary specialising in energy and … Read the full press release

Coldiretti, Terna and ANBI in common strategy to optimise irrigation resources and energy efficiency

ROME, 26-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — An important Memorandum of Understanding was signed today by Roberto Moncalvo, President of Coldiretti, Luigi Ferraris, CEO and General Manager of Terna and Francesco Vincenzi, President of ANBI (Italian Association of Land Reclamation and Irrigation … Read the full press release

DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I and Infravia sell Infravia’s 55% stake in the French fiber company ADTIM

PARIS, 20-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I (“DIF CIF I”) and Infravia are pleased to announce that they have completed the sale of Infravia’s 55% stake in the French fiber company ADTIM. ADTIM operates a wholesale telecom network … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom and EWE to expand its fiber-optic network

Joint venture to invest up to two billion euros Over a million private households to be directly connected to the fiber-optic network Customers will have a free choice of providers BONN, 15-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A major step toward the gigabit society is … Read the full press release

EBRD joins the global community in stepping up effort to combat climate change at the One Planet climate summit in Paris

Bank and global community stepping up effort to combat climate change LONDON, 13-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) joined other global development organisations in stepping up the momentum for global climate action at the One Planet … Read the full press release

Salini Impregilo lands four contracts worth a combined $490 million in Oman, Abu Dhabi and the United States

MILAN, 12-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Salini Impregilo has won four contracts worth a combined $490 million in Oman, Abu Dhabi and the United States, highlighting the infrastructure group’s breadth and scale as well as its leadership in the water and transportation … Read the full press release

Alstom to develop urban transport in Baghdad and Basra

Saint-Ouen, France, 08-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Iraqi government for the development of urban transport in Baghdad and Basra. The MoU was signed during the Franco-Iraqi government authorities meeting, in the presence of … Read the full press release

EBRD loans PLN 100 million to Euro Bank S.A. for energy efficiency of residential buildings in Poland

PLN 100 million in loans via loan to Euro Bank S.A. LONDON, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is providing a loan of up to PLN 100 million (€23.6 million equivalent) to Euro Bank S.A. (Euro Bank) to finance investments to … Read the full press release

EBRD unveils new energy sector strategy; public to submit contributions no later than 1 February 2018

First phase on public consultation until 1 February 2018 LONDON, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is starting work on a new energy sector strategy and inviting the public to submit contributions. Comments based on the current document should be submitted in … Read the full press release

Iberdrola Chairman Ignacio Galán reaffirms Iberdrola’s commitment to fighting climate change at a meeting in Madrid with Spain’s Minister Álvaro Nadal

BILBAO, 28-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — After meeting Spain’s Minister for Galán defends that the company’s application for the orderly closure of its two coal-fired power plants left worldwide is consistent with the group’s determination to tackle effects of climate change by … Read the full press release

VINCI Autoroutes subsidiary Arcour finalized refinancing of its credit facilities

Rueil-Malmaison Cedex – France, 27-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Arcour, a VINCI Autoroutes subsidiary, finalized yesterday the refinancing of its credit facilities granted in 2008 by a pool of commercial banks. Arcour signed a concession contract with the French state on March … Read the full press release

WindEurope on the State of the Energy Union report: we need ambitious national plans telling the industry which countries want to see these investments

BRUSSELS, 27-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — WindEurope today applauded the central message of the State of the Energy Union report from Vice-President of the Energy Union, Maroš Šefčovič, which called on Member States to accelerate the completion of their 2030 National Energy … Read the full press release

WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson: It’s good the Commission has recognised that the EU can do better than a 27% renewables target for 2030

BRUSSELS, 27-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (24 November 2017) Vice President for the Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič said the European Commission will update its long-term energy projections for 2030. He said that increasing the EU’s renewable energy to 30 percent by … Read the full press release

WindEurope: The German onshore wind auction was oversubscribed; costs have fallen again

BRUSSELS, 27-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The results are in from the latest German onshore auction and costs have fallen again. The average support price is €38/MWh. The lowest bid was €22/MWh. The auction was oversubscribed. 210 bids were issued with a … Read the full press release

British Gas to implement seven actions to transform UK’s domestic energy market

WINDSOR, 21-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (20 Nov 2017) we are taking some big steps to transform the UK’s domestic energy market and give customers a fairer, simpler deal and lower bills. This goal is within our reach. But we can’t … Read the full press release