Tag Archives: CO2 emissions

Eni acquires what would be the largest photovoltaic farm in the Northern Territory

MILAN, 5-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni, through its subsidiary in Australia Eni Australia Limited, has just completed the acquisition a solar project in the Northern Territory of Australia. The project is construction-ready and includes the installation of 33.7 MWp (Mega Watt peak) of ground-mounted PV panels and … Read the full press release

The plug-in hybrid models of the new BMW 7 Series: 745e, 745Le and 745Le xDrive – market launch in spring 2019

MUNICH, 1-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW unveils advanced plug-in hybrid models for the start at the market launch of the new BMW 7 Series in spring 2019. The new models are sporty, offer comfort, high level of efficiency and the possibility to … Read the full press release

ENGIE recognized for its climate actions by Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) with A score based on its 2018 disclosure

LA DÉFENSE, France, 30-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE’s CDP disclosure for 2018 has been recognized by the environmental impact non-profit organization Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). ENGIE has been given an “A” score by CDP, which is the highest in the CDP Climate Change Assessment. This is the third … Read the full press release

Snam to explore possible opportunities for collaboration with China’s State Grid International Development (SGID)

BEIJING, China, 28-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Snam signed a memorandum of understanding today with State Grid International Development (SGID), wholly-owned by State Grid Corporation of China, the world’s largest energy utility, to examine a range of possible opportunities for collaboration, … Read the full press release

WinGD, Wärtsilä and GTT to collaborate in making the use of LNG fuel a viable option for ship owners and operators

Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse, France, 27-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Three of the marine sector’s major technology companies, WinGD, Wärtsilä and GTT, have agreed to collaborate in making the use of LNG fuel a truly viable option for ship owners and operators. By combining their … Read the full press release

Emmi’s emissions strategy gets good assessment from CDP experts

LUCERNE, 20-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Emmi has set itself the target of reducing its global CO2 emissions by 25 % by 2020. At the same time, Emmi is creating full transparency with regard to its greenhouse gas emissions. One of the measures the … Read the full press release

Valio reduces CO2 emissions at Finland production plants with new boiler facility

HELSINKI, 06-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Thanks to long-term and responsible investments in heating plants, and the latest boiler investment at the Valio Jyväskylä dairy, Valio has abandoned the use of heavy fuel oil in the production plants in Finland. The new … Read the full press release

Electric mobility Zem2All project in Malaga: 4m kilometres covered and 286 tonnes of CO2 emissions avoided

• This pioneering initiative developed in Malaga and aimed at enabling the general public to access electric mobility, concludes at the end of the year. • The 209 electric vehicles adhered to the project have used the charging station 95,295 … Read the full press release

L’Oréal’s Sharing Beauty with All programme: CO2 emissions reduced by 50% since 2005; 54,000 jobs created for people from underprivileged communities

Group unveils the first results of its Sharing Beauty with All sustainable development programme. Clichy, 20-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — One year after the launch of L’Oréal’s Sharing Beauty with All programme for sustainable development, with ambitious and quantified objectives, the Group … Read the full press release

Deutsche Post DHL awarded with the Green Freight Europe (GFE) label for reporting and reducing CO2 emissions

Mention recognizes significant steps in reporting and reducing emissions BONN, 22-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — As one of the first companies, Deutsche Post DHL, the leading postal and logistics group, has been awarded with the Green Freight Europe (GFE) label. The … Read the full press release

Endesa announced it prevented more than 3,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions over the past seven years through the use of pure and hybrid electrical vehicles

• This quantity is equivalent to the carbon dioxide absorbed by a Mediterranean forest of more than 70 hectares in a full year. • Since 2010, the company has replaced 32% of its fleet of short-haul vehicles with pure electric … Read the full press release

Lafarge signed with US start-up Solidia Technologies® to industrialize innovative technology that could reduce the environmental footprint of pre-cast concrete

Paris, France, 17-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Lafarge has signed a partnership agreement with the US start-up Solidia Technologies® to industrialize an innovative technology that could reduce the environmental footprint of pre-cast concrete. The technology allows lower CO2 emissions in the cement … Read the full press release

Sustainable aviation biofuels partnership created between Airbus, Air France, Safran and Total

Le Bourget, 24-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — At the Paris Air Show 2013, Airbus, Air France, Safran and Total organized the “Joining our Energies – Biofuel Initiative France” flight to illustrate the French industry’s technical capacity to integrate aeronautical biofuels. The four players … Read the full press release

Russian asphalt producer received loan from NBD Bank under EBRD’s RuSEFF credit line

Russian Sustainable Energy Financing Facility (RuSEFF) boosts businesses and the residential sector 21-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Halving energy costs is one of those achievements that can really make a difference to a small company. One Russian asphalt producer knows this from … Read the full press release

Vestas launched global campaign to channel public support toward political action favouring wind energy

Vestas Group Senior Vice President Morten Albæk says, “The wind industry is being attacked by media-savvy and politically influential adversaries who often display a brazen disregard for factual information. The “Act on Facts” campaign is our way of fighting back.” … Read the full press release

2002-2011 data analysis reveals Alstom’s environmental measures saved 207 million tonnes of CO2 annually

6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Alstom’s commitment to delivering cleaner energy across the world has saved more than the equivalent of three times Austria’s annual emissions over the last decade, new figures show. An in-depth analysis of data from 2002-2011 reveals that … Read the full press release

EU27 2012 CO2 emissions expected to have decreased by 2.1% YoY

Early estimates of CO2 emissions from energy use 30-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Eurostat estimates that in 2012 carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil fuel combustion decreased by 2.1% in the EU27, compared with the previous year1, after a fall of 4.1% in 2011. … Read the full press release

Mitsui-MAN B&W ME-GI engine demonstration

10-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — MAN Diesel & Turbo’s oldest licensee held a successful demonstration of the ME-GI concept on April 17, 2013 at its Tamano works. A large crowd of guests attended the demonstration and the following reception where, among others, … Read the full press release

EU Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas & International Maritime Organization Mr. Koji Sekimizu to work together towards safer and more environmentally friendly shipping

Brussels, 8-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EU Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas and the Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization Mr. Koji Sekimizu met today in Brussels and reaffirmed their common goal to work together towards safer and more environmentally friendly shipping. The … Read the full press release

Alstom awarded a contract to supply ground-breaking energy recovery system for London Underground

6-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Alstom was awarded a contract by UK Power Networks Services  to supply its innovative Harmonic and Energy Saving Optimiser (HESOP) energy recovery system for the Victoria Line of the London Underground. The contract, worth about €1 million, … Read the full press release

Europe innovation: TECH800 turboshaft demonstration for future helicopter turboshaft engine

Brussels, 6-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The official celebration of the first rotation of TECH800 turboshaft demonstrator took place on Friday 26 April, in Pau (France), in the presence of Siim Kallas, Commissioner for Transport and Vice-President of the European Commission, Eric Dautriat, Executive … Read the full press release

MEPs approved draft law for achieving the 2020 95g Car CO2 target

24-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — To reduce the CO2 emissions of new cars sold in the EU to 95g/km by 2020, from 130g today, clean-car innovation should be encouraged by giving “super-credit” weightings to each maker’s cleaner cars and setting more ambitious … Read the full press release

EUR 300m EIB loan in support of European aeronautics leader EADS

Support for aerospace innovation 24-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — We are helping European aeronautics leader EADS with its research and development programme. They are improving aircraft aerodynamics and flight control systems, with benefits for lower pollution and increased safety. A new EUR … Read the full press release

Alstom to present new energy solutions at ICCI 2013 in İstanbul

23-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Alstom will be at the energy and environmental technology systems fair and conference ICCI, at the booth # G101 in Hall 9, from April 24th to 26th, in İstanbul. The group will represent comprehensive range of products, … Read the full press release

Heineken N.V. releases its 2012 Sustainability Report and sets new 2015 targets

Amsterdam, 18-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Heineken N.V. (‘HEINEKEN’) today published its 2012 Sustainability Report. The report focuses on the Company’s efforts to manage the social and environmental impacts of its business in the fiscal year ending December 31, 2012. The full … Read the full press release

FrieslandCampina trucks in Leeuwarden will start the switch from diesel to green gas

Leeuwarden, the Netherlands, 16-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — At the end of this month, trucks that transport products from the production location to the container port in Leeuwarden will start the switch from diesel to green gas. This week, the RTL-Z television programme … Read the full press release

New cements by HeidelbergCement AG

TernaCem – a new alternative binder concept 12-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The cement industry is the source of about 5 per cent of the global anthropogenic CO2 emissions. On average, the production of one tonne of cement clinker generates around 800 … Read the full press release