Tag Archives: decarbonization

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

Massive green hydrogen production facility in North East of England to deliver up to 500Mwe of hydrogen production ‎by 2030

HyGreen Teesside project targets 60MWe of ‘green’ hydrogen production by 2025‎ Together with bp’s already-proposed ‘blue’ hydrogen project (H2Teesside), HyGreen ‎Teesside strengthens Teesside as the UK’s leading hydrogen hub to decarbonize industry ‎and heavy transport HyGreen Teesside and H2Teesside together have the potential to … Read the full press release

Austrian bricks and clay roof tiles producer Wienerberger wins Austrian Sustainability Reporting Award for the fifth time for its sustainability reporting

Wienerberger Sustainability Program 2023 contains ambitious goals focusing on decarbonization, circular economy and biodiversity Award in the category “Large companies and organizations”  Fifth ASRA Award in a row confirms rigorous sustainability strategy (PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 16-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Wienerberger … Read the full press release

ENGIE and Crédit Agricole Assurances buy 97.33% stake of Eolia Renovables from Alberta Investment Management Corporation

(PRESS RELEASE) LA DÈFENSE, 11-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE (EPA: ENGI), a French multinational utility company active in  electricity, natural gas and energy markets, and Crédit Agricole Assurances, Europe’s leading bancassurer, have announced the acquisition of 97.33% stake of Eolia … Read the full press release

New Joint Collaboration Space in Shanghai by DNV, Atlas Corp. and Seaspan extends their partnership into onshore and offshore renewable energies, decarbonization and digitalization

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, Norway, 29-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced the establishment of a new Joint Collaboration Space (JCS) in Shanghai, China, together with Atlas Corp, a leading global asset management company, … Read the full press release

DNV’s pathway to net zero: North America and Europe must be carbon neutral by 2042 (not by 2050)

(PRESS RELEASE) HØVIK, Norway, 27-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced the release of its Energy Transition Outlook 2021 report according to which zero emissions by 2050 is not enough for most developed … Read the full press release

Voith buys out the remaining 35 percent stake in Voith Hydro from joint venture partner Siemens Energy

Voith acquires remaining 35 percent stake in Voith Hydro from joint venture partner Siemens Energy With the acquisition, Voith is continuing its expansion of the core business in the field of sustainable technologies Great potential for sustainable profitable growth through … Read the full press release

Royal SMIT takes over DNV’s Transformer Oil Laboratory, its personnel and the ISO 17025 accreditation

(PRESS RELEASE) NIJMEGEN/ARNHEM, The Netherlands, 1-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced the completion of the acquisition of its Transformer Oil Laboratory along with its personnel and the ISO 17025 accreditation by Royal … Read the full press release

Energy transition: TotalEnergies part of the World’s Largest Clean Hydrogen Infrastructure Fund

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 1-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced that the Company together with Air Liquide, a world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, and VINCI, … Read the full press release

New ABATE class notation by DNV aims at measures to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions on offshore installations

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 27-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced the introduction of new ABATE class notation designed to assist the owners and operators of offshore floating installations to identify and implement measures … Read the full press release

Major partnership between TotalEnergies and Safran aims at accelerating the reduction of CO2 emissions in the aviation industry

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 27-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced it signed a strategic partnership agreement with Safran (EPA: SAF), a French multinational aircraft engine, rocket engine, aerospace-component and defense company, … Read the full press release

New whitepaper on Africa’s electricity landscape released at the 2021 Sustainable Development Impact Summit: Decarbonization, Decentralization, Digitalization

Africa’s developing nations need investment in renewable energy solutions to fight climate change But, emissions reduction strategies must be balanced with vital needs for economic growth and stability Many cases will require financing for low carbon energy solutions and transition … Read the full press release

DNV-ST-0119 standard for floating wind turbine structures updated

The main change is a completely revised section on floating stability. (PRESS RELEASE) HAMBURG, 25-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced the update of the DNV-ST-0119 standard for floating wind turbine structures. What’s … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa in 3QFY2021: order backlog increase underlines further commitments to a decarbonized economy

Order backlog amounted to €32.6bn, underpinned by further commitments to a decarbonized economy; Siemens Gamesa logged €11.8bn order intake in the last twelve months Rising commodity prices and higher ramp-up costs for the 5.X platform resulted in provisions for onerous … Read the full press release

German developer wpd to plan Kon Plong onshore wind energy project in Vietnam

(PRESS RELEASE) BREMEN, 23-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — wpd, a German developer and operator of wind farms on- and offshore and solar parks, has announced it will be planning the Kon Plong onshore wind energy project in the Vietnamese province of … Read the full press release

DNV updates rules for ship classification with new class notations to tackle decarbonization challenge in the maritime industry

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 2-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — World’s leading classification society, DNV announces the latest updates to its rules for ship classification, with a raft of new class notations, including “Fuel Ready” and “Gas fuelled ammonia” notations. The new updates … Read the full press release

Enel and CREA partner to develop solutions to promote coexistence of agriculture and renewable energy

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 30-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel announces partnership with CREA, the largest research organization focusing on agri-food. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Enel Italia Director Carlo Tamburi and CREA President Carlo Gaudio, to promote research, … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval and Wallenius combine their expertise in a new joint venture to work on innovative wind propulsion solutions for sustainable shipping

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 29-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, and Wallenius, Stockholm based frontrunner in the global shipping industry, have announced they will form a 50/50 joint venture called … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval and Stena Recycling’s “Re-Made to matter” circular Initiative rolls out in Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 22-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, and Stena Recycling, Sweden’s leading recycling company and part of the Stena Metall Group, have announced that their groundbreaking sustainability … Read the full press release

DNV and Keppel Offshore & Marine to promote the introduction of hydrogen as an energy source in Singapore

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 17-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent expert in assurance and risk management, has announced it signed an agreement with Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), a world leader in providing total solutions to the offshore, marine … Read the full press release

Cummins and Iberdrola to accelerate green hydrogen production and develop business opportunities in electrolyzer market in Spain

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 24-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the world’s largest energy companies Iberdrola and global power leader Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) together with government leaders announce its plans for one of the world’s largest electrolyzer plants for the … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval further supports marine industry’s decarbonization efforts with the acquisition of StormGeo

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 10-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, announces that it will acquire StormGeo – a global leader in weather intelligence and advanced data science solutions. The acquisition … Read the full press release

Terna awards tender to 22 specialised firms for turnkey design and execution of electrical substations across Italy

Sustainability, environmental certification and employee safety amongst the winning requirements of the tender New substations to connect wind farms and photovoltaic plants will benefit electricity grid efficiency: the works will involve 22 specialised firms, all Italian, for the next 5 … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval to trial new fuels to support decarbonization of the marine industry

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 8-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, extends its expertise to help the marine industry in its strive towards zero carbon shipping. This spring Alfa Laval … Read the full press release

Maritime industry: DNV GL releases white paper “Closing the safety gap in an era of transformation”

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 16-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The world’s leading classification society, DNV GL, announces a white paper entitled “Closing the safety gap in an era of transformation”. The white paper, released at a press conference today, identifies a looming … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa included in Carbon Disclosure Project’s 2020 Supplier Engagement Leaderboard

A company’s environmental responsibility and reputation no longer ends at its organizational boundaries but encompasses its entire value chain. (PRESS RELEASE) ZAMUDIO, 9-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa announces that its efforts to decarbonize its supply chain has been recognized … 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

Vattenfall’s Continental Power Trading Director Marcus Bokermann appointed new Chairman of European Federation of Energy Traders

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 8-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall announces its first representative ever to chair Europe’s main association for energy traders. In November, Marcus Bokerman, who oversees Vattenfall power trading activities in Continental Europe, has been appointed new Chairman of … Read the full press release

Hydrogen for mobility: Alstom to help foster the development of hydrogen technologies in Spain

Hydrogen trains have proven their commercial viability. Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, Holland and Austria already have initiatives to incorporate hydrogen in mobility In Spain, there are 5,000 km of non-electrified tracks where diesel trains run (PRESS RELEASE) SAINT-OUEN, 12-Nov-2020 — … Read the full press release

bp’s Lingen refinery in Emsland will deploy electrolyser technology at large scale to showcase real-life use of renewable hydrogen

(PRESS RELEASE) FREDERICIA, 10-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ørsted (CPH: ORSTED), Denmark’s largest energy company, and bp (LON: BP), a British multinational oil and gas company, have announced they will partner over the development of a potential large-scale renewable hydrogen project … Read the full press release