Tag Archives: decarbonisation

Airbus plans to hire some 6000 new employees in 2022 across its entire group

(PRESS RELEASE) TOULOUSE, 19-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus (EPA: AIR), a European multinational aerospace corporation, has announced a massive recruitment plan across its entire group for 2022 in support of its preparation for the future of aviation and the implementation … Read the full press release

Ørsted to buy 45 percent stake in what could become the world’s first large-scale sustainable e-methanol project

(PRESS RELEASE) FREDERICIA, 12-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Ørsted (CPH: ORSTED), a Danish leading operator of offshore and onshore wind farms, solar farms, energy storage facilities, and bioenergy plants, has announced it will acquire 45 percent stake in FlagshipONE e-methanol project … 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

The first flight in Malaysia to use Sustainable Aviation Fuel from Neste

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 17-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), the world’s leading provider of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel and the 4th most sustainable company in the world, has announced that its sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) has been … Read the full press release

Ship design consultancy OSD-IMT will integrate into ABL Group’s Longitude Engineering

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 15-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AqualisBraemar LOC Group, a leading independent global energy and marine consultancy, has announced it will integrate the ship design consultancy OSD-IMT into its company Longitude Engineering, provider of specialist design and engineering services … Read the full press release

Veolia’s Ecological Transformation Trophies Winners 2021 announced

New name, new categories, more diversity, more applicants from abroad… The 2021 Ecological Transformation Trophies are innovating. They reward the final theses of students in their last year of training (5th year of higher education) from engineering and business schools, … Read the full press release

Ørsted signs two new CPPAs with Amazon, the world’s largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy

(PRESS RELEASE) FREDERICIA, 1-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ørsted (CPH: ORSTED), a Danish leading operator of offshore and onshore wind farms, solar farms, energy storage facilities, and bioenergy plants, has announced it signed two new corporate power purchase agreements (CPPAs) for … Read the full press release

Stagecoach and renewable energy company SSE to trial a new community electric vehicle charging hub

Trial scheme would maximise efficiency of EV charging infrastructure by making it available to fleet users and local community during the day when buses are out of depots (PRESS RELEASE) PERTH, Scotland, UK, 8-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Stagecoach (LON: SGC), … Read the full press release

EIT InnoEnergy welcomes Volkswagen as its new shareholder

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 3-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen AG (ETR: VOW3), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of automobiles and commercial vehicles, has announced it will become a new shareholder of EIT InnoEnergy, the world’s leading innovation engine for sustainable energy. … Read the full press release

First report on the climate reporting performance of the Euro STOXX 50

Strong EU policy is driving climate reporting performance but COP26 pivotal for setting out strategy to accelerate meaningful emissions reductions Nearly all Euro STOXX 50 companies offer low-carbon products and services while over half have set science-based targets which include … Read the full press release

Lidl Italia selects the emission-free Scania Battery-Electric truck for delivery across its supermarkets in the north-east of Italy

(PRESS RELEASE)SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden, 21-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania, a leading Swedish supplier of sustainable transport solutions and services, engines for industrial and marine applications, and power generation, has announced that Lidl Italia, Italy’s leading supermarket chain, has chosen to use … Read the full press release

Lightsource bp enters Polish solar market through 757MWp co-development deal

If fully-developed the projects would create a total investment of €500 million. (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 19-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Lightsource bp, a global leader in the development and management of solar energy announces that it has secured its first projects … Read the full press release

INEOS to build industrial scale electrolyser to produce green hydrogen at its Koln site in Germany

The project forms part of more than €2bn investment in Green Hydrogen announced by INEOS earlier this week. Hydrogen from the new unit would be used in the production of green ammonia. The complete project will result in a reduction … Read the full press release

Wind energy: WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson at the 11th Colloque National Éolien in Paris

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 14-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — WindEurope, a Brussels based association active on promoting the use of wind power across Europe, has announced that its CEO  Giles Dickson has spoken at the 11th Colloque National Éolien in Paris, organised … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank commits EUR 500 million to Ørsted’s increased capex programme on renewable energy projects

(PRESS RELEASE) FREDERICIA, 29-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ørsted (CPH: ORSTED), a Danish leading operator of offshore and onshore wind farms, solar farms, energy storage facilities, and bioenergy plants, has announced it secured a EUR 500 million loan from the European … Read the full press release

Lithuanian Public Investment Development Agency gets €67.5 million from EBRD for renovation of residential multi-apartment buildings

Loan of €67.5 million to  improve buildings’ energy performance by 40 per cent Second EBRD loan to VIPA scales up successful collaboration on greening buildings Lithuanian project aligns with broader EU climate ambition including Renovation Wave Strategy (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, … Read the full press release

New DRI and EAF installations in Gijón to reduce carbon emissions at ArcelorMittal’s Spanish operations

New DRI and EAF installations in Gijón will reduce carbon emissions at the company’s Spanish operations by approximately 50%. The DRI installation in Gijón will also enable ArcelorMittal Sestao to be the world’s first full-scale zero carbon-emissions¹ steel plant. (PRESS … Read the full press release

Polish Green Building Council and EBRD publish new report on ambitious roadmap to decarbonise Poland’s construction sector by 2050

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — New study published today by the Polish Green Building Council (PLGBC) in cooperation with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) outlines how buildings play a crucial role in Poland’s effort to … Read the full press release

Lightsource bp to co-develop solar projects in Portugal with local company INSUN

1.35GW of local solar projects identified through co-development partnership The investment will be deployed over six years Over 3000 green jobs could be created in the regions of Moura, Castelo Branco, Mogadouro Chamusca and Viseu (PRESS RELEASE) LISBON, 28-May-2021 — … Read the full press release

Telefónica commits to contribute to the success of the EU’s green and digital transformation

An initiative of the European Commission and leading European ICT companies to drive green digital solutions to create an innovative, sustainable and resilient economy. Its commitment to have zero net emissions by 2025 in its main markets has enabled the … Read the full press release

Consortium aims at producing hydrogen from wind and solar power in Hamburg

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 22-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a leading European energy company aiming at fossil free living within one generation, has announced it is part of a consortium together with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), Shell and municipal company Wärme … Read the full press release

Total and Iberdrola team up to develop competitive bid for Danish Thor offshore wind farm tender

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 14-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the world’s largest wind power generators Iberdrola announces its partnership with global broad energy company and experienced offshore operator in the Danish North Sea, Total, to develop plans for an offshore … Read the full press release

Eni to cooperate with Chinese energy players aimed at facilitating joint initiatives across the entire energy value chain

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 30-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni (BIT: ENI), a global energy player rapidly becoming a leader in the production and sale of decarbonized products, has announced the signing of a major Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on energy cooperation … Read the full press release

British Gas and Vauxhall to offer 30k miles of free electricity to Corsa-e customers

British Gas to offer free chargers with expert installation by their engineers to Vauxhall EV customers Vauxhall Corsa-e customers will also get 30k worth of free miles paid as a credit on their electricity account with a British Gas time … 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

Airbus, ElringKlinger partnership to bring hydrogen fuel cells to future aircraft

Cross-industry collaboration is set to unlock the technology’s potential for aviation (PRESS RELEASE) HAMBURG, 15-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus (EPA: AIR), a European multinational aerospace company, has announced a new parternship with ElringKlinger, a German car spare parts manufacturer, to … 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

Snam and Saipem partner on new energy transition technologies to support European Commission’s Hydrogen Strategy

(PRESS RELEASE) SAN DONATO MILANESE, 10-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Italian energy infrastructure company Snam and Italian multinational oilfield services company Saipem sign Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate on developing new energy transition technologies, from green hydrogen to capturing and reusing … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Power Systems establishes new unit for innovative and net zero carbon drive and energy solutions

Emphasis on the decarbonisation of drive, propulsion and energy systems (PRESS RELEASE) FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 24-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce announces that its Power Systems business has set up a new organisational unit ‘Power Lab’ to focus on innovative and net zero … Read the full press release

BMT presents Humans and Autonomy, Strategies for the Maritime Workforce at the IMarEST’s 2020 Annual Conference

(PRESS RELEASE) TEDDINGTON, UK, 6-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading international design, engineering, science and risk management consultancy, BMT takes part in the two-week long virtual conference IMarEST’s (Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology). BMT’s Head of Training Services, Phaedra … Read the full press release