Tag Archives: CO2

Model tests of the Project Forward’s concept vessel indicate that the Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) is well below the currently most stringent Phase III level

HELSINKI, 22-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Project Forward initiative led by Athens-Based Arista Shipping, with Wärtsilä as one of the participants, demonstrates that with LNG as fuel, an advanced hull design, and highly efficient propulsion machinery, it will be possible to … Read the full press release

ING to invest in Black Bear Carbon and help the company improve its technology and expand globally

ING has invested in Black Bear Carbon (BBC), a company that recycles old tyres into a raw material used to make things like pen ink, smartphone covers and new tyres. AMSTERDAM, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The raw material ‘carbon black’ is used … Read the full press release

Airbus to use AirSeas’ SeaWing automated kite on its own RORO ships that transport large aircraft parts among its production sites

The company’s own transport vessels will be equipped with automated towing kites from an Airbus start-up TOULOUSE, 10-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus’ slogan, “We make it fly,” has taken an entirely new meaning with the application of its aeronautical expertise … Read the full press release

SEAT and Grupo Sesé carried out a pilot test of the largest and most efficient freight delivery truck now driving on motorways in Europe

It measures over 30 metres long and reduces CO2 emissions by 20% per road journey The duo trailer leads to a logistics cost savings of 25% and should reduce the level of road accidents The truck was tested on the … Read the full press release

Borealis implements the international energy management standard ISO 50001 with the help of DNV GL

VIENNA 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilisers, has implemented the international energy management standard ISO 50001, with the help of DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of … Read the full press release

EU Clean Sky: Airbus’ Breakthrough Laminar Aircraft Demonstrator in Europe (BLADE) project received the 2018 Aviation Week Laureates Award for Commercial, Technology

The most extensive wing laminar flow demonstrator programme ever undertaken for commercial aviation. Improving aviation’s ecological footprint, with a 50% reduction of wing friction and up to five percent lower CO2 emissions. TOULOUSE, 05-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At a ceremony in … Read the full press release

Recycling programme ‘Every Can Counts’ to support UK based Trek-Drops professional women’s cycling team during the 2018 season

BRUSSELS, 19-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As women’s cycling continues to gain momentum, recycling programme ‘Every Can Counts’ has furthered its investment into the UK based Trek-Drops professional women’s cycling team for the duration of the 2018 season. This is the second … Read the full press release

ŠKODA launches ŠKODA Octavia 4×4 hatchback

An all-rounder with plenty of space, high functionality and a dynamic design State-of-the-art 4×4 technology based on the Haldex 5 clutch Four engines: 1.6 TDI/77 kW, 2.0 TDI/110 kW, 2.0 TDI/135 kW and 1.8 TSI/132 kW ŠKODA Octavia is a … Read the full press release

ThyssenKrupp to convert process gases from steel production into base chemicals

ThyssenKrupp initiates project to convert process gases from steel production into base chemicals Essen, Germany, 14-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — In collaboration with partners from research and industry, ThyssenKrupp AG is initiating a cross-sector technology transfer project focusing on converting process gases from … Read the full press release

EIA: banning hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in supermarkets the cheapest and most effective ways to reduce greenhouse gases in Europe

London, UK, 25-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Banning the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) – super greenhouse gases used in refrigeration – in supermarkets would be one of the cheapest and most effective ways of reducing greenhouse gases in Europe. Speaking at the shecco ATMOsphere … Read the full press release

The European Commission decisions on German support schemes in favour of energy-intensive industries

18-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has adopted two separate decisions on German support schemes in favour of energy-intensive industries. Firstly, the Commission has concluded that a scheme compensating energy-intensive users for CO2 costs in their electricity price as of … Read the full press release

BASF, The Linde Group and ThyssenKrupp to develop innovative technology for environmentally sustainable syngas production from carbon dioxide and hydrogen

New process technology for industrial-scale reaction of carbon dioxide with hydrogen reduces CO2 emissions Federal Ministry of Education and Research grants a total of EUR 9.2 million to support intersectoral cooperation between industry and academia for three years  Munich, 2-7-2013 — … 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

Lufthansa Group Balance Sustainability Report: reduced fuel consumption and new efficiency record

Balance Sustainability Report published today • New efficiency record: specific fuel consumption of 4.06 litres • Further progress in active noise prevention • Balance also available for the first time as an attractive “E-paper” 6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The edition of … 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

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

Emissions trading: Commission presents options to reform the European carbon market

Brussels, 19-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission is taking two important steps to address the growing supply-demand imbalance of emission allowances in the EU emissions trading system (EU ETS). As an immediate first step to address the rapid build-up of the surplus … Read the full press release