Category Archives: Netherlands

Press Releases & News from Netherlands distributed via EuropaWire

Dutch-German transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT awards contracts for the longest offshore grid connection system BorWin5

The consortium of Siemens AG and Dragados Offshore S.A. has been awarded the contract for the construction of converter stations on land and at sea, while NKT HV Cables AB has been awarded the contract for the production and installation … Read the full press release

Longstanding PRI signatory Dutch entrepreneurial development bank (FMO) achieved the highest scores possible across the board in the 2020 UNPRI Assessment Report

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 11-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading impact investor FMO (Dutch development bank) has announced it has scored A+ across the board in 2020’s UNPRI Assessment Reports for its investor signatories. The PRI (Principles for Responsible Investing) is … Read the full press release

DNV GL report: we must transition to a clean energy future faster, much faster

Call for 10 times more solar power and five times more wind power, as well as a 50-fold increase in battery production for the 50 million electric vehicles needed every year for the next 10 years (PRESS RELEASE) ARNHEM, The … Read the full press release

Vattenfall Solar Team sets new solar racing world endurance record as solar car Nuna Phoenix drove more than 924 kilometres in 12 hours

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 11-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — On Saturday 8 August, Vattenfall Solar Team set a new solar racing world endurance record in The Netherlands. The solar champions uphold their reputation and drove Nuna Phoenix solar car more than 924 … Read the full press release

Enel X adds 20,000 charging points to the JuicePass network reaching more than 50,000 charging points across Europe

JuicePass users are now enabled to access a network of over 50,000 charging points across Europe, mainly made accessible under the Hubject platform (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 7-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel X‘s electric vehicle (EV) charging network reaches more than … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and EVBox to color the public chargers in Amsterdam during Dutch Pride Week in support of LGBTQ youth

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 24-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company Vattenfall and EVBox, Amsterdam based electric vehicle charging solutions provider, have announced that a team of volunteers from both companies have rainbow colored the public chargers in Amsterdam in … 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

Four-year results from EU RCT validate the long-term safety profile of Philips’ Stellarex low-dose Drug-Coated Balloon

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 26-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The global leader in health technology Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) has announced the four-year results from the ILLUMENATE European Randomized Controlled Trial (EU RCT). New data from the EU RCT reconfirms … Read the full press release

Neste demonstrates how circular economy can be promoted in practice through partnership with McDonald’s Netherlands and HAVI

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 24-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — World’s leading provider of renewable diesel refined from waste and residues and the third most sustainable company in the world*, Neste announces a circular economy partnership with McDonald’s Netherlands and HAVI. The collaboration … Read the full press release

NWO: Spinoza Prize / Stevin Prize, the highest distinction in Dutch Science, awarded to six outstanding researchers

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 19-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has announced that six researchers will receive the highest awards in science in the Netherlands. The Spinoza Prize, emphasised on the scientific work and fundamental questions, will … Read the full press release

Leadership changes at ING: Current CEO Ralph Hamers leaves; Steven van Rijswijk will be the new CEO

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 19-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Dutch multinational banking and financial group ING has announced leadership changes. The bank’s Supervisory Board has just appointed Steven van Rijswijk, currently member of the Executive Board and chief risk officer of ING, … Read the full press release

TomTom’s virtual AGM held on 15 June

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 16-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading location, navigation and map technology company TomTom (TOM2) has announced that all items in the agenda of its Annual General Meeting held virtually on 15 June have been voted favorably. Among other … Read the full press release

Palette Life Sciences Announces European Distribution Expansion for Deflux® and Solesta® for More Than Twenty Countries Through Five Leading Distributors and Direct Sales Effort

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN / SANTA BARBARA, CALIF., USA, 15-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Palette Life Sciences, a fully integrated global life sciences company dedicated to improving patient outcomes, today announced global distribution expansion for two of Palette’s products, Deflux and … Read the full press release

Unilever streamlines its Group legal structure under a single parent company, Unilever PLC

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON/ ROTTERDAM, 11-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British-Dutch multinational consumer goods company Unilever announces plans to combine its current dual-headed legal structure under a single parent company, Unilever PLC. This move will create a simpler company with greater strategic … Read the full press release

Former Duff & Phelps EMEA Leader Yann Magnan joins 73 Strings as Co-founder and CEO

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 9-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Yann Magnan, who was earlier EMEA head of Duff & Phelps has joined 73 Strings as Co-founder and CEO. The firm which was mostly focused on developing products so far, will now deploy … Read the full press release

Royal DSM new office carpet collection designed for circularity to address the 1.6 billion tons of carpet trashed annually in Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) HEERLEN, 2-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living company Royal DSM has announced that DSM-Niaga is to launch new carpet collection called Again™, which is a commercial broadloom carpet designed for circularity and is specifically … Read the full press release

Decarbonisation: Leading energy stakeholders in Europe launch “Choose Renewable Hydrogen” campaign

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 25-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading European stakeholders active in the entire spectrum of the energy sector as EDP, Enel, Iberdrola, Vestas, among others, have announced they are launching new major initiative called “Choose Renewable Hydrogen” aimed at … 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

DSM launches new high-quality DHA oil for maternal and early life nutrition solutions

(PRESS RELEASE) PARSIPPANY, NJ, USA, 11-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, Royal DSM launches new, high-quality life’sDHA® SF55-O200DS oil for maternal and early life nutrition solutions. This ingredient contains a minimum of … Read the full press release

MEDIS medical imaging systems acquires Advanced Medical Imaging Development S.r.l. (AMID) and secures further investment from Van Herk Ventures

MEDIS medical imaging systems acquires Advanced Medical Imaging Development S.r.l. (AMID) and secures further investment from Van Herk Ventures

(PRESS RELEASE) LEIDEN, Netherlands, 11-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — MEDIS, a leading developer and supplier of software applications for image-based diagnosis and quantitative assessment of cardiovascular disease, today announced that it acquired Advanced Medical Imaging Development S.r.l. (AMID), a developer and … Read the full press release

COVID-19 prevents the Vattenfall Solar Team from competing in the 2020 American Solar Challenge

COVID-19 prevents the Vattenfall Solar Team from competing in the 2020 American Solar Challenge

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 24-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Dutch Vattenfall Solar Team has announced that it will, unfortunately, not be taking part in the American Solar Challenge this summer due to the coronavirus. The Dutch team was hopeful to compete in … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and Subsea 7 S.A. sign contract for the first subsidy-free offshore wind project in the Netherlands Hollandse Kust Zuid

Vattenfall and Subsea 7 S.A. sign contract for the first subsidy-free offshore wind project in the Netherlands Hollandse Kust Zuid

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 24-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish Government owned multinational power group Vattenfall announced it has signed a contract with Luxembourg registered subsea engineering, construction and services company Subsea 7 S.A. for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) 1-4 offshore … Read the full press release

European electricity TSOs COVID-19 declaration: electricity remains more than ever crucial for daily life, health services and more generally to all critical activities

European TSOs COVID-19 declaration

(PRESS RELEASE) EUROPE, 22-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The CEOs (François BROTTES, RTE; Gerhard CHRISTINER, APG; Luigi FERRARIS, TERNA; Roberto GARCIA, REE; Klaus KLEINEKORTE, AMPRION, CTO; Chris PEETERS, ELIA Group; Manon van BEEK, TENNET; Yves ZUMWALD, SWISSGRID) of the high-voltage system … Read the full press release

Shell announces investment in Arrow Energy’s Surat Gas Project in Queensland, Australia

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 17-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Oil and gas giant Shell has just announced an investment in Arrow Energy’s Surat Gas Project in Queensland, Australia. The investment will bring up to 90 billion cubic feet per year of … Read the full press release

COVID-19: Digi Communications N.V. recommendation regarding participation of shareholders to the AGM convened for 30 April 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 14-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — In light of the public health risks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictive measures implemented in the Netherlands and elsewhere concerning the gatherings of people, Digi Communications N.V. (the Company) … Read the full press release

E-mobility: Vattenfall decides on new policies to further electrify its own car fleet

E-mobility: Vattenfall decides on new policies to further electrify its own car fleet

Highest electrification rate in benefit cars Commercial passengers cars in scope now Lack of van models a barrier Infrastructure is improving (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 9-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — European energy company Vattenfall announced its Executive Group Management has decided on … Read the full press release

Akzo Nobel N.V. issues €750 million bond on Luxembourg Stock Exchange

Akzo Nobel N.V. issues €750 million bond on Luxembourg Stock Exchange

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 8-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Dutch multinational paints and performance coatings company Akzo Nobel N.V. announced it has issued on April 7, 2020 ten-year maturity €750 million bond on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. The bond’s coupon is 1.625% … Read the full press release

TU Delft joins universities across the globe to collaborate on climate insight and action

(PRESS RELEASE) DELFT, 6-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Together with over 40 universities from around the world, TU Delft joins an International Universities Climate Alliance (‘Climate Alliance’). Member universities commit to collaborating on research insights on the most effective means to … Read the full press release

NWO announces Industrial Partnership Programme grant for research on better nutrition for our intestinal bacteria

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 2-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — A consortium led by Paul de Vos (University Medical Center Groningen) will undertake a research into better nutrition for our intestinal bacteria. The project is within the Industrial Partnership Programme (IPP). This … Read the full press release