Tag Archives: CO2 emissions

Saint-Gobain becomes the first in its industry to get its greenhouse gas emission reduction targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative’s new standard

(PRESS RELEASE) COURVEVOIE, 2-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain (EPA: SGO), a French multinational producer of construction, high-performance, and other materials, has announced that the Science Based Targets initiative¹ has approved the company’s greenhouse gas emission reduction targets in line with … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain ist das erste Unternehmen seiner Branche, das seine Reduktionsziele für Treibhausgasemissionen nach dem neuen Standard der Science Based Targets-Initiative genehmigt

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) COURVEVOIE, 2-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain (EPA: SGO), ein französischer multinationaler Hersteller von Baumaterialien, Hochleistungs- und andere Materialien hat bekannt gegeben, dass die Initiative Science Based Targets¹ die Ziele des Unternehmens zur Verringerung der Treibhausgasemissionen gemäß dem neuen Netto-Null-Standard … Read the full press release

New partnership between the industry and the academia to optimize the use of a novel amine scrubbing technology for carbon capture in the cement industry

Carbon capture by means of a new amine scrubbing process Goal is to reduce emissions in existing cement plants (PRESS RELEASE) ESSEN, 30-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — thyssenkrupp (ETR: TKA), a German multinational industrial engineering and steel production conglomerate, announces that … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies increases the production of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) in France

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 3-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA:TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced it successfully started the production of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) at its Normandy Platform, one of TotalEnergies Refining & Chemicals’ six integrated … Read the full press release

VINCI Airports obtém contrato de concessão de 30 anos da aviação civil brasileira para operação do Aeroporto Internacional de Manaus no Brasil

(COMUNICADO DE IMPRENSA) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 21-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Airports, líder mundial em operação de aeroportos privados e parte da VINCI Concessions SA, anunciou que será a nova operadora do Aeroporto Internacional Brasileiro de Manaus (IATA: MAO, ICAO: SBEG) como … Read the full press release

VINCI Airports lands 30-year concession contract from the Brazilian civil aviation for the operation of Manaus International Airport in Brazil

(PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 21-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Airports, world’s leading private airport operator and part of VINCI Concessions SA, has announced it will be the new operator of the Brazilian Manaus International Airport (IATA: MAO, ICAO: SBEG) as part … Read the full press release

German navigation software firm HERE acquires software tool for fleet managers developed by Migros and Empa

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜBENDORF, 20-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Empa, the Swiss research institute for applied materials sciences and technology, has announced that a software tool aimed at supporting fleet managers in transforming truck fleet to low-CO2 powertrains jointly developed by the … Read the full press release

Voith Group’s operations will be climate neutral starting from January 2022

Climate neutral production confirms Voith’s role at the forefront of industry Voith products contribute to reducing carbon footprint Independent rating agency ISS ESG gives Voith an excellent sustainability performance rating (PRESS RELEASE) HEIDENHEIM, Germany, 11-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Voith Group, … Read the full press release

Lenovo to use the SAF-covered full charter air cargo of DB Schenker and Lufthansa Cargo for a greener supply chain

(PRESS RELEASE) ESSEN, 11-Jan-2022— /EuropaWire/ — DB Schenker, a leader in supply chain management and logistics solutions part of Deutsche Bahn AG, and Lufthansa Cargo, a German cargo airline and a wholly owned subsidiary of Lufthansa, have announced that Lenovo … Read the full press release

Deutsche Post makes its entire mail transport greener

This now makes letter mail more climate friendly for private customers as well. (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 3-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Post DHL Group (ETR: DPW), a German multinational package delivery and supply chain management company, has announced it will … 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

Norsk Hydro to upgrade the electrolysis cells at its aluminum plant in Årdal, Norway

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 23-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company committed to a sustainable future, has announced it will invest NOK 60 million (EUR 6 million) for the upgrade of the electrolysis cells … 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

Lufthansa Innovation Hub: Climate-tech startup SQUAKE will now operate as an independent company, two other investors join

SQUAKE decarbonizes logistics, travel and mobility companies Commerzbank’s main incubator, BackBone Ventures, and Lufthansa Group invest in the company Philipp von Lamezan joins the start-up’s management team as CEO (PRESS RELEASE) COLOGNE, 15-Dec-2021— /EuropaWire/ — Lufthansa Group (ETR: LHA), a … Read the full press release

BASF’s activities in climate, water and forests recognized again by CDP this year

BASF achieves “A-” rating for water management and forest protection Continued excellent “A-” ranking for climate protection despite stricter requirements (PRESS RELEASE) LUGWIGSHAFEN, 13-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF (ETR: BAS), world’s largest chemical producer, has announced that its activities in … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain among the only 200 companies included in the Climate Change A List of CDP

(PRESS RELEASE) LA DEFENSE CEDEX, 8-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain (EPA: SGO), a French multinational producer of construction, high-performance, and other materials, has announced that the company has made this year’s “Climate Change A List” once again. Established by CDP, … Read the full press release

Equinor: Oseberg to become one of the main Norwegian gas producers

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 26-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (OSE:EQNR, NYSE:EQNR), an oil, gas, wind and solar energy company active in more than 30 markets globally, has announced an investment of NOK 10 billion (~EUR 1 billion) for the further … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp Uhde milestone: 35 EnviNOx® systems successfully installed saving 16 million t/year emissions globally

35th unit installed, total emissions saved worldwide: 16 million t/year EnviNOx® technology reduces greenhouse gas emissions nearly completely (PRESS RELEASE) ESSEN, 24-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — thyssenkrupp (ETR: TKA), a German multinational industrial engineering and steel production conglomerate, announces that thyssenkrupp Uhde has … Read the full press release

UTECH 2021: Series of sustainable product developments and technologies by BASF aim at reducing carbon footprint

New product developments and technological concepts to reduce carbon footprint Energy-efficient and biobased materials for a fossil free future (PRESS RELEASE) LUGWIGSHAFEN, 12-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF (ETR: BAS), world’s largest chemical producer, has announced it will present sustainable product … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel offers carbon neutral transport option with the launch of new SAF add-on

Kuehne+Nagel becomes the first air logistics provider to offer customers sustainable fuel option for all shipments Choice of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) add-on available on all customer quoting channels Instant calculation of SAF on a per kg basis for a … Read the full press release

SGS to refinance several undrawn bilateral committed credit lines with EUR 1 Billion Sustainability-Linked Revolving Credit Facility

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 5-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has announced it signed a sustainability-linked Revolving Credit Facility (RCF) for an amount of EUR 1 billion and a tenor of five years with … Read the full press release

COP26: Schneider Electric’s Back to 2050 report on long-term impact on energy usage and associated CO2 emissions in light of disruptive technologies

New Schneider Electric report outlines “Back to 2050” decarbonization scenarios Schneider experts on the ground in Glasgow to advance decarbonization insights and solutions with business partners, climate experts and influencers (PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 29-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Schneider Electric (EPA: … Read the full press release

ICT Italy to reduce energy costs and CO2 emissions with ANDRITZ’s heat recovery chain of the tissue machine PM3

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 22-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ GROUP, Austria-based international technology group active in the supplies of plants, equipment, systems and services across multiple industries, has announced it successfully started-up a heat recovery chain of the tissue machine PM3 … Read the full press release

100km of range in less than three minutes: ABB’s new EV charger called Terra 360

Can deliver 100km of range in less than three minutes Only charger designed explicitly to charge up to four vehicles at once Ideal for refueling stations, urban charging stations, retail parking and fleet applications (PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 30-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Siemens Energy, Porsche and Highly Innovate Fuels tasked Kuehne+Nagel for the logistics of their climate-neutral fuel production in Chile

Project logistics support for a climate-neutral e-fuel development by Siemens Energy and Porsche Haru Oni pilot project in Chile to industrialise synthetic fuels and decarbonise the mobility sector Main components will be transported from China to the Chilean town of … Read the full press release

Net zero-carbon mining: Rolls-Royce’s Power Systems to introduce innovative mtu hybrid haul truck concept at MINExpo 2021

mtu hybrid haul truck concept reduces emissions by up to 30% Technologies for cutting CO2 emissions take centre stage Microgrids, sustainable fuels, fuel cells and hydrogen engines all part of net zero vision (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The … Read the full press release

UK start-up Smart Green Shipping developed a wind-assist power solution based on America’s Cup wing sails to reduce CO2 emissions in the shipping industry

(PRESS RELEASE) SWINDON, 10-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — UK Research and Innovation, non-departmental public body of the Government of UK that directs research and innovation funding, has announced that a UK start-up called Smart Green Shipping is using satellite data to … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and Preem investigate the potential of the first 50 MW electrolysis plant at Preem’s Lysekil refinery

The conditions are excellent for building an electrolysis plant for producing hydrogen gas for biofuel in Lysekil, as shown by the study conducted in the spring. Producing hydrogen through fossil-free methods can reduce CO2 emissions by at least 80% compared … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility and the Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nuremberg for Renewable Energy to jointly develop the use of Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) technology in rail transport

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 31-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Mobility announces the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nuremberg for Renewable Energy on joint research for the use of Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) technology in rail … Read the full press release

Sustainable Construction: Sika develops LC3 concrete admixtures with low CO2 footprint

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, 29-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika announces that, together with leading key players, it is working on the development of concrete admixtures using the LC3 technology that lowers CO2 emissions, developed by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology … Read the full press release