Category Archives: Infrastructure & Utilities

Infrastructure & Utilities Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Automotive Hall of Fame’s first-ever Mobility Innovator Award goes to TomTom Co-founder and CEO Harold Goddijn

(PRESS RELEASE) DEARBORN, MI, USA, 23-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2), a Dutch multinational developer and creator of location technology and consumer electronics, has announced that its Co-founder and CEO Harold Goddijn has received the Automotive Hall of Fame’s first-ever … Read the full press release

German developer wpd to plan Kon Plong onshore wind energy project in Vietnam

(PRESS RELEASE) BREMEN, 23-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — wpd, a German developer and operator of wind farms on- and offshore and solar parks, has announced it will be planning the Kon Plong onshore wind energy project in the Vietnamese province of … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel’s subsidiary QuickSTAT opens new control tower in Singapore for time-critical clinical trial logistics

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 22-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel, one of the world’s leading logistics companies, has announced that its subsidiary QuickSTAT has opened a new control tower and conditioning facility in Singapore. The investment is part of Kuehne+Nagel and QuickSTAT’s … Read the full press release

Spectrum Auction: Vodafone Spain paid EUR 350 million for 2×10 MHz of spectrum in the 700 MHz band

(PRESS RELEASE) BERKSHIRE, 22-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone Spain, a mobile telecommunications operator in Spain and part of Vodafone Group Plc, has announced it has acquired 2×10 MHz of spectrum in the 700 MHz band from the Spanish Ministry of … Read the full press release

Deutsche Umwelthilfe: Grünes Licht für Nord Stream 2 wäre klimapolitischer Sündenfall ausgerechnet in der Woche der Flutkatastrophe

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 21-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Die nach übereinstimmenden Agenturmeldungen kurz bevorstehende Einigung zwischen der Bundesregierung und den USA über den Verzicht auf Sanktionen gegen die umstrittene Mega-Pipeline Nord Stream 2 kommentiert DUH Bundesgeschäftsführer Sascha Müller-Kraenner wie folgt: „Klimapolitisch bleibt die … Read the full press release

Schroders Capital managed fund aimed at European sub-investment grade infrastructure debt opportunities reached the €1 billion hard cap fundraising target

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 21-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Schroders Capital, $65 billion AUM, 257 investment professionals, 19 offices worldwide, has announced that it has reached the €1 billion hard cap fundraising target for the Schroder Euro Enhanced Infrastructure Debt Fund II … Read the full press release

Capgemini announces offer to acquire Empired to strengthen its cloud and data capabilities in Australia and New Zealand

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 19-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational information technology services and consulting company Capgemini announces that it has entered into a Scheme Implementation Agreement with Empired Limited (ASX: EPD) to acquire Empired under an Australian statutory shareholder approved … Read the full press release

Skanska to build highway section between Staré Město – Moravský Písek in Czech Republic for EUR 77M

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 19-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational construction and development company Skanska announces that it has signed a EUR 77M (SEK 780M) worth contract with National Highway Authority of the Czech Republic for the construction of a highway section … Read the full press release

Siemens to deliver and install 45 eBus Sicharge UC charging stations for Zurich Public Transport Authority

Project helps Zurich’s public transport authority convert its bus fleet to electric drives Delivery of 45 charging stations for Hardau bus garage Charging cables routed through the hall ceiling allows for clear passageways (PRESS RELEASE) ERLANGEN, 16-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Enel Green Power España to supply 270 GWh/year renewable power to Johnson & Johnson

Enel Green Power España, has signed a 10-year Pan-European Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) with Johnson & Johnson for the supply of 270 GWh/year of renewable power, starting in January 2023 The power supply will be produced by a hybrid … Read the full press release

LineMap Draw available in revised and extended version

The new version simplifies the user-friendly creation of line network plans (PRESS RELEASE) BUXTEHUDE, Germany, 12-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — LineMap Draw is a program for creating line network plans. The finished plans can be scaled and printed or saved. LineMap … Read the full press release

INEOS accelerates and diversifies its clean hydrogen strategy by investing in HydrogenOne

INEOS Energy has agreed to purchase 25 million shares in the forthcoming IPO of HydrogenOne Capital Growth plc, representing 10% of the target fund raise of £250 million. Brian Gilvary Executive Chairman of INEOS Energy said, “The INEOS investment in HydrogenOne will … Read the full press release

EBRD provides financing for digital transformation of electricity distribution network in Romania

RON-equivalent of €40 million to help build resilient electricity distribution network in Romania Digitalisation to lead to greater operational efficiency Smart grid will promote integration of renewable projects (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 2-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — European Bank for Reconstruction and … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility and SPL Powerlines Germany consortium successfully completes eHighway system on B 462 federal highway

eHighway system on B 462 federal highway officially opened Innovation from Siemens Mobility: Third field trial with overhead truck power line in Germany  (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 28-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Mobility, redefining #mobility with intelligent infrastructure, sustainability, passenger experience and … Read the full press release

Telekom Tech Grounds by Deutsche Telekom, the virtual digital conference for pioneering technologies of the future, 28-29 June

Deutsche Telekom creates an immersive state-of-the-art digital conference Initiative to share knowledge, inspiration and a wide range of compelling topics Invitation to join a community of world´s most spearheading thinkers and futurists (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 25-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche … Read the full press release

Instant Network Schools (INS) programme to launch in Mozambique ahead of World Refugee Day

Instant Network Schools launches in Mozambique to provide nearly 9,000 asylum seekers, refugees and local students with access to quality, connected education. One school will serve the Maratane Refugee Settlement, a camp hosting a third of the country’s refugees, and … Read the full press release

DNV and Keppel Offshore & Marine to promote the introduction of hydrogen as an energy source in Singapore

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 17-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent expert in assurance and risk management, has announced it signed an agreement with Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), a world leader in providing total solutions to the offshore, marine … Read the full press release

Citycon: The new urban centre Lippulaiva will be carbon neutral in terms of energy consumption from the opening day

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 17-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Citycon, a leading owner, developer and manager of multipurpose urban centres, has announced that the new urban centre Lippulaiva, that is currently under construction in Espoonlahti, is a pioneer in sustainable energy solutions, … Read the full press release

5G mobile subscriptions will exceed 580 million by the end of 2021 – Ericsson Mobility Report 2021

5G remains on track to become the fastest adopted mobile generation in history with subscriptions increasing at a rate of about a million per day China, North America and the Gulf Cooperation Council markets are leading the way on subscriber … Read the full press release

Equinor aims at reducing net carbon intensity with 20% by 2030 and 40% by 2035

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 15-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (OSE:EQNR, NYSE:EQNR), an oil, gas, wind and solar energy active in more than 30 markets globally, has announced its strategy to accelerate the company’s transition while growing cash flow and returns. … Read the full press release

Maximilian Ahrens, CTO of T-Systems, to become Chairman of Board of Directors of Gaia-X initiative

(PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 11-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom (ETR: DTE), one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies, has announced that the CTO of its IT services unit T-Systems Maximilian Ahrens has been elected Chairman of the Board of … Read the full press release

Vattenfall Radio Fossil Freedom starts broadcasting from InCharge public charging stations in Stockholm

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 11-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a European energy company with a mission to enable fossil free living within one generation, has announced the sequel of its “Museum of Fossil Fuels” the “Radio Fossil Freedom”, listen to future … Read the full press release

Telefónica part of the seed round in Israeli startup specialist in secure private LTE/5G networks

The Israeli startup provides secure cloud-based private LTE/5G networks as a service including local PoPs for maximum performance and data privacy. Through the investment, Telefónica Tech will have a seat on the company’s Advisory Board and preferential access to its … Read the full press release

BMW Group announces the appointment of Michael Alexander Schneider as CEO of idealworks

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 9-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW Group’s Logistics Innovations spinoff, idealworks welcomes its new CEO Michael Alexander Schneider. Michael completes the management team of the rapidly growing technology start-up, consisting of Karin Korber (CFO), Markus Bauer (COO), and … Read the full press release

EBRD highlights its strong commitment to promoting gender equality by joining initiative to step up women empowerment

2X Challenge plans to raise US$ 15 billion by end-2022 Enhancing women’s access to entrepreneurship and leadership opportunities (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announces that it has joined the 2X … Read the full press release

Polish Green Building Council and EBRD publish new report on ambitious roadmap to decarbonise Poland’s construction sector by 2050

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — New study published today by the Polish Green Building Council (PLGBC) in cooperation with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) outlines how buildings play a crucial role in Poland’s effort to … Read the full press release

Siemens launches the first industrial 5G router

Scalance MUM856-1 connects local industrial applications to public 5G, 4G, and 3G mobile wireless networks Router supports future-oriented applications such as remote access via public 5G networks or the connection of mobile devices such as automated guided vehicles in industry … Read the full press release

Erste Group joins European Union’s newly established economic stimulus programme

European Union will issue up to 800 billion euros by end-2026 to finance EU’s recovery Erste Group only bank with key focus on CEE region in EU’s Primary Dealer Network (PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 4-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Erste Group announces … Read the full press release

Statkraft’s Banja Floating Solar project in Albania starts generating renewable energy

(PRESS RELEASE) OLSO, 3-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Generator of renewable energy, as well as Norway’s largest and the Nordic region’s third largest energy producer, Statkraft and Norwegian supplier Ocean Sun, announce the start of commercial operations at the first unit … Read the full press release