Tag Archives: CO2 emissions

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