Tag Archives: CO2

Navigating a changing refrigerants market: Alfa Laval’s latest white paper on natural refrigerants

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 26-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, the world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, announces the release of newly revised white paper on sustainable refrigerants. A massive change is taking place in heating and … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval responds to rapid growth of transcritical CO2 systems with the launch of new AXP82 heat exchanger

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 23-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval introduces a new size of heat exchanger specially engineered for use with CO2 from the proven high-pressure performance of its AXP product line. The new Alfa Laval AXP82 expands the use … Read the full press release

HeidelbergCement’s ambitious Brevik carbon capture and storage (CCS) project gets green light from the Norwegian parliament

(PRESS RELEASE) HEIDELBERG, 15-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — HeidelbergCement announces that its investment in a full-scale carbon capture facility in its Norcem plant in Brevik, Norway has received the approval from the Norwegian parliament. HeidelbergCement aims to capture of 400,000 tonnes … Read the full press release

Eni and Saipem to explore technological solutions for decarbonization such as carbon capture, utilization and storage

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 9-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Italian multinational oil and gas company, Eni signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Saipem to cooperate on the identification and engineering of decarbonisation initiatives and projects in Italy with special focus on … Read the full press release

LafargeHolcim invests more than 90M EUR in waste heat recovery systems in India

Thermal heat electricity part of reducing energy-related emissions by 65% by 2030 Builds on company’s partnerships with power producers worldwide to accelerate use of renewable energy (PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 3-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in building materials and solutions … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre to start testing biofuels for the marine industry

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 9-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval announces that its 2800 m2 Test & Training Centre located in Aalborg, Denmark is ready to test biofuels. In coming years, the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre will accumulate knowledge … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa sets new milestone on its way to net-zero emission by 2050

Driven by this achievement, Siemens Gamesa doubles its CO2 savings within just one year to 80,000t CO2 annually The company meets its target five years ahead of its original schedule and advances in its roadmap to achieve net-zero emissions by … Read the full press release

Eni awarded licence CS004 for carbon storage in the UK

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 8-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni UK Limited (Eni) has been awarded a carbon dioxide (CO2) appraisal and storage licence (CS licence) by the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA). The CS licence will cover an area located within … Read the full press release

WinGD’s iCER technology with the Alfa Laval PureCool system to help significantly minimize methane slip

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 7-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval (STO: ALFA), a leading heat transfer, separation and fluid handling company, has announced that the company cooperated with with WinGD, a global Swiss engine developer, over a solution aimed at helping … Read the full press release

Real estate investment firm Wereldhave commits to align its Full Service Centers with the objectives of the Paris Climate Agreement

Real estate investment firm Wereldhave commits to align its Full Service Centers with the objectives of the Paris Climate Agreement

The RE firm will establish a 2°C roadmap for its Full Service Centers aimed at reducing carbon emissions (PRESS RELEASE) SCHIPHOL, 13-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Real estate investment firm Wereldhave active in the Netherlands, Belgium and France said it will … Read the full press release

LafargeHolcim part of major study on commercial-scale carbon capture at its Portland Cement Plant in Colorado

(PRESS RELEASE) VANCOUVER/ZURICH/HOUSTON/PARIS, 7-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — New joint study aimed at evaluating the viability and design of a commercial-scale carbon-capture facility at the Holcim Portland Cement Plant in Florence, Colorado, U.S. has been initiated by a group of leading … Read the full press release

Smart marine initiative unveils 62,000 dwt Ultramax Bulk Carrier design that meets the ambitious IMO’s GHG reduction targets

The new Ultramax Bulk Carrier design meets the IMO 2030 environmental targets

Joint development project by Wärtsilä, Oshima & DNV GL comes up with Bulk Carrier design meeting the IMO 2030 environmental targets (PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 3-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The next-generation 62,000 dwt Ultramax Bulk Carrier design that meets the International … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial: First-ever natural-gas vehicles in Africa, produced by IVECO BUS welcomed with great enthusiasm by Abidjan’s population

The Ivory Coast’s Prime Minister, Amadou Gon Coulibaly, and the Transport Minister, Amadou Koné, officially handed the keys of the first Euro VI gas rapid transit Crealis buses to the CEO of the Abidjan Transport Company (SOTRA), Meité Bouaké. The … Read the full press release

World’s first synthetic sports flooring produced with carbon dioxide

Carbon dioxide for the production of sports floorings Premiere for new product at hockey field in Germany / Innovative process from Covestro preserves resources / Next step in the use of CO2 for plastics LEVERKUSEN, 26-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fit with … Read the full press release

Germany: new digital platform to significantly increase the efficiency of grid-stabilising measures to avoid grid congestion

Digital procurement platform to reduce the number of wind turbine output in case of grid congestion Regional producers, consumers and storage facility operators offer system operators flexible use of their installations for system support Flexibility platform has price decreasing effect … Read the full press release

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