Tag Archives: decarbonization

Scania Introduces Fuel-Efficient Biogas Engines with Super-Based Powertrain for Decarbonization

(IN BRIEF) Scania has unveiled a new range of biogas engines that are coupled with two-thirds of the successful Super-based powertrain, comprising G25 gear-boxes and axles from the diesel sibling. This harmonious combination has proven to deliver significant fuel savings … Read the full press release

Sustainability Milestones: Siemens’ Fiscal Year 2023 Report

(IN BRIEF) Siemens has released its Sustainability Report for fiscal year 2023, highlighting substantial progress in sustainability efforts. Since 2019, the company has reduced its own CO2 emissions by 50%. Over 90% of Siemens’ business supports sustainability, helping customers avoid … Read the full press release

Scania Implements Mandatory Green Purchasing Requirements to Drive Supply Chain Decarbonization

(IN BRIEF) Scania, a leader in the transportation industry, has announced a significant step in its commitment to sustainability by making its supply chain decarbonization target mandatory for purchasing requirements. The company aims to transform its supply chain by targeting … Read the full press release

Malta Inc. Collaborates with German Partners to Accelerate Energy Transition and Decarbonization

(IN BRIEF) Malta Inc., a leader in long-duration energy storage (LDES), has announced a grant awarded to its German subsidiary for a €9-million project aimed at expediting Germany’s energy transition efforts. The project, supported by the German Federal Ministry for … Read the full press release

Scania and SSAB Join Forces to Achieve Full Decarbonization of Steel Deliveries for Heavy-Duty Vehicles by 2030

(IN BRIEF) Scania and SSAB, two leading companies in the transportation and steel industries, have signed a letter of intent to eliminate carbon emissions from all steel deliveries from SSAB to Scania’s heavy-duty vehicles by 2030. This ambitious goal includes … Read the full press release

Eni and Lannutti Group Partner to Advance Decarbonization with Renewable Diesel HVOlution

(IN BRIEF) Enilive, a subsidiary of Eni focused on sustainable mobility, and the Lannutti Group, a prominent player in the logistics and road transport sector, have entered into an agreement to utilize HVOlution, a renewable diesel fuel derived from 100% … Read the full press release

EIB Provides €50 Million for Bocconi University Campus Upgrades and Decarbonization

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €50 million loan agreement with Bocconi University in Milan to support the modernization and decarbonization of its campus facilities. This initial tranche of €30 million will fund the construction, renovation, … Read the full press release

EBRD Extends €100 Million Loan to North Macedonia’s ESM for Energy Security and Decarbonization

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is extending a €100 million emergency liquidity loan to JSC Elektrani na Severna Makedonija (ESM), the public electricity utility of North Macedonia. This loan aims to enhance ESM’s financial stability, … Read the full press release

Wood Advances Low Carbon Pipelines Projects in North America Amid Growing Clean Energy Investments

(IN BRIEF) Wood, a leading engineering firm, is undertaking concept and front-end engineering and design (FEED) studies for nearly 2,000 miles of onshore low carbon pipelines in North America. With a proven track record in designing some of the longest … Read the full press release

Germany’s Vice-Chancellor Robert Habeck Commits €2 Billion to thyssenkrupp’s Green Steel Project tkH2Steel

(IN BRIEF) Robert Habeck, Germany’s Vice-Chancellor and Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, pledges around two billion euros in funding to thyssenkrupp Steel’s “tkH2Steel” decarbonization project. The joint effort with the state government of North Rhine-Westphalia aims to revolutionize … Read the full press release

EIB Boosts Repsol’s Green Vision with €575 Million Loan for Spanish Renewables

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved a €575 million loan to support Repsol’s wind and solar PV projects in Spain, with a total capacity of 1.1 GW. The first tranche of €400 million will accelerate the energy … Read the full press release

Heidelberg Materials Pioneers CIRCO₂BETON® Project to Advance Closed-Loop Recycling and Decarbonization in Construction

(IN BRIEF) Heidelberg Materials is leading a large-scale closed-loop recycling project called CIRCO₂BETON® as part of its decarbonization strategy. The project involves the installation of an industrial-scale selective separation platform at its Achères quarry in France, where demolished concrete will … Read the full press release

Alstom and Schneider Electric Enter Solar Power Purchase Agreement to Drive Decarbonization Efforts

(IN BRIEF) Alstom and Schneider Electric have announced a significant Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) focused on solar development in Spain. The PPA involves a 160 GWh/year solar farm project, which will cover around 80% of Alstom’s electricity consumption in Europe. … Read the full press release

Atos in Exclusive Negotiations with Schneider Electric for Sale of EcoAct and Strategic Partnership on Decarbonization

(IN BRIEF) Atos Group, a global leader in digital transformation, has entered into exclusive negotiations with Schneider Electric for the sale of 100% of EcoAct SAS and its subsidiaries. This potential transaction would allow Atos to divest non-core assets and … Read the full press release

Major Partnership Formed to Establish Carbon Storage Hub in Southeast Asia: TotalEnergies, Petronas, and Mitsui Team Up

Major Partnership Formed to Establish Carbon Storage Hub in Southeast Asia: TotalEnergies, Petronas, and Mitsui Team Up

(IN BRIEF) TotalEnergies has formed a partnership with Petronas and Mitsui to develop a carbon storage project in Southeast Asia. The collaboration will assess potential CO2 storage sites in the Malay Basin, including saline aquifers and depleted offshore fields. The … Read the full press release

DNV Grants GASA Certificate to KNCC’s LCO2-EP Tank System, Advancing CO2 Transportation

(IN BRIEF) DNV has awarded Knutsen NYK Carbon Carriers (KNCC) a General Approval for Ship Application (GASA) certificate for their LCO2-EP tank system, designed for transporting liquefied CO2. The innovative tank system, based on compressed natural gas principles, utilizes small-diameter … Read the full press release

Iberdrola to Construct Southern Europe’s First Green Ammonia Plant in Landmark Partnership with Trammo

(IN BRIEF) Iberdrola and Trammo have signed a major agreement to advance the use of green ammonia in Europe. The agreement involves the purchase and sale of up to 100,000 tons of green ammonia per year, making it the largest … Read the full press release

DNV and Emirates Steel Arkan Unite to Lead Transformation towards a Sustainable Future

(IN BRIEF) DNV and Emirates Steel Arkan have formed a strategic partnership to accelerate decarbonization efforts in the steel and building materials producer industry. The five-year collaboration aims to achieve net zero emissions in line with the UAE’s climate neutrality … Read the full press release

Former Enel CEO Francesco Starace Appointed Partner at EQT Infrastructure

Former Enel CEO Francesco Starace Appointed Partner at EQT Infrastructure

(IN BRIEF) Francesco Starace, former CEO and General Manager of Enel, one of the world’s largest energy utility companies, has been appointed as a Partner within the EQT Infrastructure Advisory Team. EQT, a global investment organization, is excited to welcome … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval Leads the Way in Methanol Transition with Landmark Project for Chinese Shipowner

(IN BRIEF) Alfa Laval, a leading provider of heat transfer and fluid handling technologies, is making significant progress in the marine industry’s fuel transition by securing a pioneering project for the installation of its methanol solutions on four container vessels … Read the full press release

Stellantis Invests in Lyten’s Revolutionary Graphene-Based EV Batteries

Stellantis Invests in Lyten's Revolutionary Graphene-Based EV Batteries

(IN BRIEF) Stellantis, a global automaker, has made an investment in Lyten, a Silicon Valley-based company known for its innovative 3D Graphene technology. The investment aims to accelerate the development and commercialization of Lyten’s breakthrough Lithium-Sulfur EV battery technology, lightweighting … Read the full press release

Iberdrola and IFC Join Forces to Support Clean Energy Initiatives in Developing Nations

(IN BRIEF) Iberdrola and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have formed a partnership to promote clean energy and decarbonization in emerging countries. The collaboration includes a green and sustainability-linked loan from IFC to Iberdrola for energy efficiency improvements in Brazil’s … Read the full press release

Melbourne Workshop Focuses on Decarbonization and Operational Improvements in Paper Industry

(IN BRIEF) Voith and Visy recently organized a two-day workshop in Melbourne focused on decarbonization in papermaking. The event brought together industry leaders and experts to discuss energy efficiency, cost savings, and operational improvements. Voith showcased its technologies and international … Read the full press release

Decarbonizing Mobility: Stellantis Joins Faurecia and Michelin as Symbio Shareholder

(IN BRIEF) Stellantis, Faurecia, and Michelin have reached a significant agreement wherein Stellantis will acquire a 33.3% stake in Symbio, a prominent provider of zero-emission hydrogen mobility solutions. Faurecia and Michelin will retain equal ownership stakes. The deal highlights Symbio’s … Read the full press release

Heidelberg Materials continues decarbonization push with strategic acquisitions and divestments

(IN BRIEF) Heidelberg Materials has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire The SEFA Group, the largest fly ash recycling company in the United States. The SEFA Group supplies quality fly ash to more than 800 concrete plants in … Read the full press release

DNV Unveils Emissions Connect to Address Emerging Needs of Maritime Industry Ahead of EU Emissions Trading System Implementation

(IN BRIEF) DNV has launched a data management platform and emissions data verification engine called Emissions Connect for the maritime industry. The tool offers a reliable source of emissions data that can be securely shared with all stakeholders throughout the … Read the full press release

Bekaert Leads the Way in PTL Production with New Manufacturing Plant and Hydrogen Lab in Belgium

(IN BRIEF) Bekaert, a company focused on the production of steel wire and coatings, is investing in electrolysis technologies for green hydrogen production as part of its growth strategy in renewable energy markets. The company has announced investments in Belgium, … Read the full press release

Outokumpu and Fortum Join Forces to Explore Sustainable Nuclear Technologies for Steel Manufacturing

(IN BRIEF) Fortum, a leading Nordic clean energy company, and Outokumpu, the global leader in sustainable stainless steel, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore the decarbonisation of Outokumpu’s steel manufacturing operations with emerging nuclear technologies, such as … Read the full press release

Fortum and Outokumpu Join Forces to Decarbonize Steel Manufacturing with SMR Technology

(IN BRIEF) Outokumpu, a global leader in sustainable stainless steel, and Fortum, a top Nordic clean energy company, have signed an agreement to explore the decarbonization of Outokumpu’s steel manufacturing operations using Small Modular Reactors (SMR), a new nuclear technology. … Read the full press release

Infineon and Infinitum collaborate to drive decarbonization and energy efficiency in industrial applications

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies has partnered with Infinitum to provide semiconductor components for the latter’s Aircore EC motor. Infineon will provide silicon carbide (SiC) CoolSiC MOSFETs, which help to optimise the motor’s power and energy savings. The Infinitum Aircore EC … Read the full press release

Atos commitment to sustainability reinforced by client Decarbonization Level Agreements

(IN BRIEF) Atos has been recognized for the fourth year in a row on the CDP’s Supplier Engagement Rating Leaderboard for its work to engage suppliers in reducing emissions and jointly tackling climate change. Only the top 8% of companies … Read the full press release

Infineon Highlights Advanced Silicon and Wide Bandgap Materials to Drive Decarbonization and Digitalization at APEC 2023

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies is set to showcase a range of high-performance and energy-efficient power solutions at the 2023 Applied Power Electronics Conference in Orlando. The company’s product portfolio of advanced silicon and wide bandgap materials will be highlighted to … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval joins global initiative to address hard-to-abate CO2 emissions

(IN BRIEF) Alfa Laval has joined the First Movers Coalition (FMC), a global initiative launched by the World Economic Forum (WEF) to decarbonize hard-to-abate CO2-emitting industries and long-distance transport. The FMC focuses on seven sectors, including aluminium, aviation, chemicals, concrete, … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval Invites Industry Leaders to Join Marine Innovation Summit 2023 on Sustainable Shipping

(IN BRIEF) The Marine Innovation Summit 2023, an online event focused on accelerating decarbonization in the maritime industry, is set to take place on March 28th. The event will be streamed live from Alfa Laval’s head office in Lund, Sweden … Read the full press release

Flat Glass Industry Set to Decarbonize with Saint-Gobain and AGC Collaboration

(IN BRIEF) Leading sustainable flat glass manufacturers AGC and Saint-Gobain have announced a collaboration to design a pilot flat glass line aimed at significantly reducing direct CO2 emissions. The project involves refurbishing AGC’s patterned glass production line in Barevka, Czech … Read the full press release

EU Innovation Fund grants Holcim EUR 328 million for carbon capture projects in Germany and Poland

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 20-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Holcim (SWX: HOLN), one of the world’s leading suppliers of cement and aggregates, concrete and related services, announces that the European Union (EU) Innovation Fund, one of the world’s largest funding programmes for … Read the full press release

Vulcan and Stellantis Partner to Decarbonize German Automotive Plant with Geothermal Energy

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 17-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Stellantis N.V. (STLA:EN), a leading multinational automaker and provider of innovative mobility solutions formed in 2021 by the merger of Fiat Chrysler and PSA Group, and Vulcan Energy Resources Limited (Vulcan; ASX: VUL, … Read the full press release

Innovative Pyro-Processing Technology to Drive Lithium Production at Kokkola Refinery in Finland

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 16-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — FLSmidth (CPH: FLS), a Danish multinational engineering company, and Sibanye-Stillwater’s Finnish subsidiary, Keliber, have signed a contract for the supply of pyro-processing equipment to support the lithium hydroxide refinery located in Kokkola, Finland. … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric calls for greater efforts to address energy crisis ahead of World Economic Forum

(PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 16-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Schneider Electric (EPA: SU), a global leader in energy management, digital transformation and automation active in more than 100 countries, has issued an urgent call for governments and companies around the world to … Read the full press release

Denmark Leads the Way in Decarbonization with HØST PtX Esbjerg Project

The Project Aims to Decarbonize Hard-to-Abate Industries with Green Ammonia (PRESS RELEASE) ESBJERG, Denmark, 13-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — A new Power-to-X (PtX) project called HØST PtX Esbjerg is set to revolutionize the decarbonization of hard-to-abate industries in Denmark. The project, … Read the full press release