Category Archives: Infrastructure & Utilities

Infrastructure & Utilities Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Iberdrola’s British subsidiary ScottishPower to acquire 17 solar photovoltaic projects in the U.K. from Elgin Energy and Lightsource BP

Through ScottishPower, it has signed two deals to acquire 17 photovoltaic projects at an advanced stage of development, with a combined capacity of 800 MW. Commissioning will require an investment of approximately £500 million (circa €600 million) The company chaired … Read the full press release

Petrol and diesel pumps at Shell’s existing fuel station in Fulham, London replaced with ultra-rapid 175kW charge points

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Dutch Shell plc (AMS: RDSA), a Dutch-British multinational oil and gas company, has announced it has replaced all of its existing petrol and diesel pumps at its station in Fulham, London with … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies and Amarenco top the ranking of developers by power won over the 13 slots of the AO CRE 4 ISB in France according Finergreen Analysis

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 13-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced the company through its joint venture with Amarenco, ranked #1 once again in the CRE 4 call for tenders, thus strengthening … Read the full press release

Eni buys Solar Konzept Greece, owner of a photovoltaic plants’ development platform in Greece

(PRESS RELEASE) SAN DONATO MILANESE, 13-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni (BIT: ENI), an Italian multinational energy company with focus on innovation, efficiency and accessibility for all, has announced the acquisition of the owner of a photovoltaic plants’ development platform in … Read the full press release

World’s first digital passenger information system, developed by Siemens Mobility, to debut on Vienna metro system

Innovative digital passenger information and guidance system Dynamic visual information on the X-car ensures easy and convenient use (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 13-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Mobility, redefining mobility with intelligent infrastructure, sustainability, passenger experience and availability and a separately … Read the full press release

Viessmann sold the 10000th Vitovalor, a fuel cell heating device

Essenpreis Heizung & Sanitär GmbH in Östringen acquires devices for customers in the Karlsruhe district | The carbon emissions of an individual home will be considerably reduced | Up to EUR 11200 from the state (PRESS RELEASE) ALLENDORF (EDER)/ ÖSTRINGEN, … Read the full press release

Ørsted to buy 45 percent stake in what could become the world’s first large-scale sustainable e-methanol project

(PRESS RELEASE) FREDERICIA, 12-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Ørsted (CPH: ORSTED), a Danish leading operator of offshore and onshore wind farms, solar farms, energy storage facilities, and bioenergy plants, has announced it will acquire 45 percent stake in FlagshipONE e-methanol project … Read the full press release

Ericsson’s Cloud RAN now fully compliant with 3GPP and GSMA security requirements

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 10-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), a Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company, has announced that its Cloud RAN offering has passed the independent Network Equipment Security Assurance Scheme (NESAS) audit thus making it fully compliant … Read the full press release

Inductive charging for EVs: Holcim and German startup Magment partner over magnetizable concrete technology for road surfaces

Strategic partnership with German startup Magment to enable roads that recharge electric vehicles Highway trials planned in the US Other applications include robot recharging in warehouses and factories (PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 6-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Holcim (SWX: HOLN), one of … Read the full press release

Bosch Tech Compass survey to debut at CES 2022: western societies put hopes on green tech while Asia bets on AI and 5G

People surveyed want technology to be more focused on tackling major challenges Bosch CEO Stefan Hartung: “The Bosch Tech Compass shows that people want technology that addresses the problems of our time.” Western countries have high hopes for green tech, … Read the full press release

Siemens Smart Infrastructure unveils two new binary inputs N 262 and N 263 available in widths of 4 MU and 8 MU

Extensive operating and control functions as a convenient interface to KNX systems Suitable for sophisticated multi-discipline applications such as colored light control and access control Clear, intuitive direct operation via membrane keypad and with LED status display (PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, … Read the full press release

Holcim expands in the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. with the acquisition of Cowden, a leader in ready-mix concrete and aggregates

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 4-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Holcim (SWX: HOLN), one of the world’s leading suppliers of cement and aggregates, concrete and related services, has announced it acquired the leader in ready-mix concrete and aggregates across the Pacific Northwest region … Read the full press release

Skanska sold the third office building of the Generation Park complex in Warsaw, Poland, its first office skyscraper in CEE

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 30-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced the sale of the third office building of the Generation Park complex in Warsaw, Poland. The value of the deal … Read the full press release

Snam Group to build hydrogen-ready fuel cell system at the Torino Airport

Another Torino Green Airport project gets under way (PRESS RELEASE) SAN DONATO MILANESE / CASELLE TORINESE, 29-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Snam Group (BIT: SRG), one of the world’s leading energy infrastructure companies, has announced that its subsidiary Renovit,  specialized in … Read the full press release

EBRD to loan EUR 20 million to Bulgarian copper producer Sofia Med AD

EBRD €20 million loan to Sofia Med Funds to boost the capacity expansion investment Sofia Med to develop and implement a low-carbon strategy (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral … Read the full press release

Vattenfall sells 32 turbines in the largest Dutch onshore wind farm to a.s.r., a major Dutch insurance group

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 27-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a Swedish Gov-owned multinational power company, has announced the sale of 32 turbines in the largest Dutch onshore wind farm Prinses Ariane in Wieringermeer to a.s.r., a Utrecht based insurance group. The … Read the full press release

Vattenfall to deliver fossil-free energy from its Nordic hydropower plants to Neste in Finland

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 22-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a Swedish Gov-owned multinational power company, has announced it has signed a hydropower agreement for an annual volume of 800 GWh of electricity purchased with Guarantees of Origin (GOs) with Neste, the … Read the full press release

The largest battery-based energy storage facility in France launches with power capacity of 61 MW and a total storage capacity of 61 MWh

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 21-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced the launch of what’s considered France’s largest battery-based energy storage facility in response to the grid stabilization needs. Located in Dunkirk, … Read the full press release

SUEZ closes the sale of two landfills and five transfer stations in Sydney to Cleanaway Waste Management Limited

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 20-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SUEZ Group, a French multinational company with over 160 years of expertise in water and waste management, has announced the completion of the divestment of two landfills and five transfer stations, collectively post … Read the full press release

DNV to provide Common Grid Model Exchange Standard (CGMES) V3.0 conformity testing services for ENTSO-E, the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity

Conformance testing assures compliance with Common Information Model (CIM) standard, enabling smooth data exchange between smart grid operating and planning systems from different vendors (PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 20-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies to deliver decarbonized electricity to Prony Resources via 25-year renewable PPA

(PRESS RELEASE) NOUMEA, New Caledonia, 20-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced a partnership with Prony Resources New Caledonia, major supplier of nickel and cobalt used in the batteries of the … Read the full press release

Skanska to carry out piping and machinery project for a wastewater treatment plant in Tampere, Finland in a contract worth EUR 45 million

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 17-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced it landed a EUR 45 million (~SEK 460 million) contract for the piping and machinery project for a wastewater treatment … Read the full press release

VINCI Autoroutes financed the Western Strasbourg bypass (A355) project with EUR 561 million as part of 54-year long concession

New road infrastructure that will ease congestion in Strasbourg and the surrounding area and facilitate the expansion of shared mobility solutions Unprecedented environmental measures taken during the construction and operating phase A 54-year concession for an investment of €561 million, … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo and SACE to financially support the USD 264 million contract for the delivery of 4 million Pietro Fiorentini Metering Kits for Hudugazta’minot gas company in Usbekistan

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 17-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Intesa Sanpaolo Group (BIT: ISP), Italy’s largest banking group, has announced that together with SACE, the Italian Export Credit Agency, they will provide USD 220 million loan, out of USD 264 million in … Read the full press release

SUEZ Group will be in charge for the innovative urban air treatment solutions of the Athletes’ Village during Paris 2024 Olympics

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 16-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SUEZ Group, a French multinational company with over 160 years of expertise in water and waste management, has announced it has been selected by the Société de Livraison des Ouvrages Olympiques (SOLIDEO), the … Read the full press release

Zumtobel Group Award – Innovations for Sustainability and Humanity in the Built Environment 2021 announced

(PRESS RELEASE) DORNBIRN, Austria, 14-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Zumtobel Group (VIE: ZAG), an Austrian company active in the development, production and sales of lighting technologies, has announced the 2021 winners of its inaugural international architecture prize. The “Zumtobel Group Award … Read the full press release

Distributed Control Systems: ABB remains a global leader on the DCS market according to ARC Advisory Group’s DCS market analysis and forecast report

ABB’s Distributed Control Systems (DCS) maintained a leading share of around 20 percent in 2020 in a market worth more than $14 billion During 2020 ABB saw growth across key regions, despite the impact of the pandemic on the DCS market across industry … Read the full press release

HMB Construction, subsidiary of AF Gruppen, to build multi-storey car park in Gävle, Sweden for Gävle Parkeringsservice AB

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 10-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AF Gruppen (LON: 0DH7), a leading contracting and industrial group and the 3rd largest civil engineering and construction company in Norway, has announced that its subsidiary HMB Construction has been contracted to build … Read the full press release

Amey and Ethstat to deliver 14,000 environmentally and ethically sourced hampers to the benefit of homeless and unemployed people

(PRESS RELEASE) OXFORD, 9-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Amey, a leading infrastructure services and engineering company part of Ferrovial, has announced that the social enterprise Ethstat will deliver 14,000 environmentally and ethically sourced hampers, bringing positive social impact to the local … Read the full press release

Centrica to reduce further its exposure to carbon intensive oil and gas activity with the divestment of Spirit Energy’s Norwegian oil and gas assets to Sval Energi and Equinor

(PRESS RELEASE) WINDSOR, 8-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Centrica (LON: CNA), a British multinational energy services and solutions provider, has announced the proposed sale of Spirit Energy’s Norwegian assets and the run-off strategy for the remaining Spirit Energy business. Disposal of … Read the full press release