Category Archives: Infrastructure & Utilities

Infrastructure & Utilities Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

ENGIE and EDPR combine expertise and capabilities on offshore wind

(PRESS RELEASE) LA DÉFENSE, France, 24-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE announces 50/50 joint-venture (JV) agreement with EDPR (edp renewables), bringing together the industrial expertise and development capacity of both companies in fixed and floating offshore wind. The agreement follows the … Read the full press release

First installation of De Nora’s latest generation of advanced electrode package for water electrolysis

First installation of De Nora's latest generation of advanced electrode package for water electrolysis

De Nora electrodes will be installed into the largest GREEN HYDROGEN plant in Europe (PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 23-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — De Nora announced it has been selected to deliver electrodes to the largest ZERO – CARBON HYDROGEN PLANT in … Read the full press release

Czech Republic: Skanska to upgrade the old D1 Motorway under CZK 1.4 billion agreement

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 22-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Construction and development company, Skanska, is set to modernize the 14-kilometer D1 motorway in Czech Republic under the CZK 1.4 billion (SEK 580 million) contract with the Road and Motorway Directorate.  The oldest … Read the full press release

20,000 new charging points for electric vehicles to be provided by Total in Netherlands

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 22-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Total has entered into an agreement in which the oil and gas company will install and operate 20,000 new public charging points in the three provinces of The Netherlands, namely North-Holland, Flevoland, and … Read the full press release

Centrica champions on climate change disclosure

(PRESS RELEASE) WINDSOR, UK, 21-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational energy and services Centrica proves itself once again to be the world leader for strategic action on climate change, said by CDP Worldwide. Based on the climate change report in 2019 … Read the full press release

The ancient home of Confucius, the city of Luoyang, will launch its metro line equipped with thyssenkrupp elevators and escalators

The ancient home of Confucius, the city of Luoyang, will launch its metro line equipped with thyssenkrupp elevators and escalators

(PRESS RELEASE) ESSEN, 17-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Chinese historical city Luoyang in the Henan province will be launching its metro in 2021 by relying on 234 elevators and escalators from thyssenkrupp Elevator. The company has just announced it won the … Read the full press release

CMC Poland signs 10-Year contract with Statkraft

(PRESS RELEASE) ZAWIERCIE / AMSTERDAM, 17-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Statkraft, a hydropower company, has joined forces with Commercial Metals Company Poland (CMC) signing a 10-year financial Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) providing 20 percent fixed-rate for CMC Poland starting in 2021. … Read the full press release

Elering becomes a member of the European Network For Cyber Security to enhance Estonia’s energy grid cybersecurity

Elering becomes a member of the European Network For Cyber Security to enhance Estonia's energy grid cybersecurity

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 16-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS) welcomes its newest member – Elering, Estonia’s national Transmission System Operator (TSO) for electricity and natural gas. By joining ENCS, Elering will help strengthen the energy … Read the full press release

Amey appoints Lucy Fell as Account Director for the Area 10 highways maintenance and response contract

(PRESS RELEASE) OXFORD, UK, 15-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Amey announces the appointment of Lucy Fell as Account Director for the Area 10 Maintenance and Response contract. Lucy will lead the 15-year highways contract for Highways England, which went live in … Read the full press release

GRAHAM selected for Pagabo’s £10 billion national framework through a rigorous OJEU compliant tender process

GRAHAM selected for Pagabo 10 billion national framework through a rigorous OJEU compliant tender process

(PRESS RELEASE) Hillsborough, UK, 15-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAHAM announced it has been selected through a rigorous OJEU compliant tender process for Pagabo’s £10 billion national framework for major works. The expected value of Pagabo Major Works Framework will be … Read the full press release

Ferrovial welcomes Carlos Cerezo as new Chief Human Resources Officer

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 10-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ferrovial announces the appointment of Carlos Cerezo as Chief Human Resources Officer and to its management committee. Carlos succeeds María Dionis, who has held the position since 2015. Carlos has been with Ferrovial … Read the full press release

50Hertz welcomes Sylvia Borcherding to its management board

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 2-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Transmission system operator 50Hertz increases its management board members to five with the appointment of Sylvia Borcherding on 1 January 2020. The 50Hertz supervisory board has decided on the appointment on 19 September … Read the full press release

LUKOIL scores Best oil and gas IT project at 2019’s ComNews Awards

LUKOIL scores Best oil and gas IT project at 2019's ComNews Awards. On the photo: Южный ягун.

(PRESS RELEASE) MOSCOW, 27-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — LUKOIL has just announced its integrated production modelling, used for commercial operation at the company’s West Siberian assets has been named the winner of the ComNews 2019 award for Best oil and gas … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä inaugurates 58 MW gas power plant in Papua New Guinea

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 18-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology group Wärtsilä inaugurates the first ever utility-scale gas engine project in Papua New Guinea which was attended by the Hon. James Marape, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea on 6 December 2019. … Read the full press release

Management buys out Eleda Infra Services Group from Triton funds

Management buys out Eleda Infra Services Group from Triton funds

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 17-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Sweden based civil engineering company Eleda Infra Services Group‘s management team has signed an agreement to acquire the company from funds (Nordic Triton Smaller Mid-Cap) advised by Triton as the terms of the … Read the full press release

AFRY joins collaboration on biomass project in Papua New Guinea

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 17-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — A new partnership has been formed to raise awareness of the importance of developing renewable energy initiatives in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The parties involved are Oil Search, one of Papua New Guinea’s … Read the full press release

Telenor selects Ericsson to start building the future 5G radio network in Norway

(PRESS RELEASE) FORNEBU, 13-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Telenor selects Ericsson to modernise and build the its 5G radio access network (RAN), completing its vendor selection process for the future network in Norway. Sigve Brekke, CEO of Telenor Group commented: “We … Read the full press release

Vestas to implement site specific and cost optimised solutions to Akuo Energy’s wind projects in Poland

(PRESS RELEASE) HAMBURG, 12-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vestas announces a 132 MW order from a worldwide player in Renewable Energy, Akuo Energy. The order is for the wind projects Wielowies, located in southern Poland and EP 44 and Gniew, located … Read the full press release

Skanska sells 90% interest in the Bank of America Tower office property in Houston, Texas, USA for USD 373 M, about SEK 3.5 billion

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 11-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska sells 90 percent interest in the Bank of America Tower office property in Houston, Texas, USA to an affiliate of Beacon Capital Partners. The transaction amounts to USD 373 M, about SEK … Read the full press release

XPAND has launched “XPAND Code Generator”, a website that automatically issues XPAND Code that can be read from 200 meters/700 feet

The free version “XPAND Code Gratis” with ads that can be used commercially has been newly released (PRESS RELEASE) TOKYO, Japan, 4-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — XPAND K.K., which develops and manages the spatial link XPAND Code, has launched XPAND Code … Read the full press release

Meridiam and Urbaser sign new contract for a major waste-to-energy plant in Poland

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 2-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Meridiam and Urbaser to develop, build and operate a waste-to-energy plant in north-eastern Poland. The Public Private Partnership contract was signed with the public utility in charge of district heating supply in the … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy launches new Siemens Gamesa DD Flex concept and the SG 11.0-193 DD Flex offshore wind turbine at the WindEurope Offshore 2019 Conference & Exhibition

(PRESS RELEASE) Zamudio, Vizcaya, Spain, 26-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) unveiled its new Siemens Gamesa DD Flex concept and the SG 11.0-193 DD Flex offshore wind turbine at the WindEurope Offshore 2019 Conference & Exhibition. Built … Read the full press release

BP Ventures backs Mobility-as-a-Service Finnish start-up with €10 million investment

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 7-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BP Ventures invests €10 million in MaaS Global. The Finnish-based start-up is a provider of digital mobility software designed to make transport easier and smarter. MaaS Global’s innovative Whim app provides users to … Read the full press release

Virgin Media partners with Vodafone to bring innovative new services including 5G to its customers

(PRESS RELEASE) HOOK, UK, 6-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Virgin Media signs new Mobile Virtual Network Operator agreement with Vodafone UK. The five year deal will bring innovative new services, including 5G, to more than three million mobile customers and provide … Read the full press release

GlobalConnect to lease 9,250 square meters at CPH Highline in Copenhagen from Skanska

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 6-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska signs 8-year lease on 9,250 square meters and 115 parking spaces at the office complex CPH Highline in Copenhagen, Denmark. The lease contract was signed with GlobalConnect A/S which will move into … Read the full press release

EDF becomes a leader in battery storage in the UK with the acquisition of British start up Pivot Power

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 4-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — EDF Group acquires battery storage and infrastructure for electric vehicle charging specialist, Pivot Power. EDF, already the largest low carbon electricity producer in the UK, becomes a leader in battery storage with this … Read the full press release

CapMan Infra invests in the acceleration of fibre network deployment across Finland

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 31-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — CapMan Infra to establish a joint venture with Telia Company that will invest into and deploy fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) infrastructure in Finland. CapMan Infra will take a majority investment in the joint venture that … Read the full press release

DNV GL to ensure compliance for the new infrastructure for Equinor’s Bay du Nord oil field project

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 28-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL awarded the Certifying Authority and Classification contract for the new infrastructure to be built for Equinor’s Bay du Nord oil field project. DNV GL will oversee design review activities and site … Read the full press release

VINCI Construction participates in the expansion of the Annacis Island wastewater treatment facility in Greater Vancouver, Canada

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 16-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Construction to build new pipelines for the Annacis Island wastewater treatment plant near Vancouver. The contract is via its subsidiary Bessac and in a general partnership with the Canadian Pomerleau company. The … Read the full press release

Total begins construction of a large-scale solar plant, its third and biggest solar plant in Japan

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS/ TOKYO, 8-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Total Solar International announce the start of the construction of a large-scale solar plant located in Osato, Miyagi prefecture, Japan. Miyagi Osato Solar Park with 52 megawatt-peak (MWp) is expected to provide … Read the full press release