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TotalEnergies begins contractual process of withdrawing from the Yadana gas field and from MGTC in Myanmar

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 21-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced the company initiated steps to being contractual process of withdrawing from the Yadana gas field and from MGTC in Myanmar. Following … Read the full press release

Empa: Researcher to make small power plants from graphene nanoribbons that can generate electricity from heat

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜBENDORF, 18-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Empa, the Swiss research institute for applied materials sciences and technology, has announced that the researcher Mickael L. Perrin plans to build tiny power plants from graphene nanoribbons that can generate electricity from … Read the full press release

An innovative multi-terminal hub and HVDC to bring wind power from the North Sea into the German power grid

(PRESS RELEASE) BAYREUTH/ BERLIN, 17-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — 50Hertz, formerly known as Vattenfall Europe Transmission and one of four transmission system operators for electricity in Germany, has announced a partnership with TenneT, a Dutch transmission system operator, for the transportation … 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

Vattenfall sells 32 turbines in the largest Dutch onshore wind farm to a.s.r., a major Dutch insurance group

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 27-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a Swedish Gov-owned multinational power company, has announced the sale of 32 turbines in the largest Dutch onshore wind farm Prinses Ariane in Wieringermeer to a.s.r., a Utrecht based insurance group. The … Read the full press release

Vattenfall to deliver fossil-free energy from its Nordic hydropower plants to Neste in Finland

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 22-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a Swedish Gov-owned multinational power company, has announced it has signed a hydropower agreement for an annual volume of 800 GWh of electricity purchased with Guarantees of Origin (GOs) with Neste, the … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies to deliver decarbonized electricity to Prony Resources via 25-year renewable PPA

(PRESS RELEASE) NOUMEA, New Caledonia, 20-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced a partnership with Prony Resources New Caledonia, major supplier of nickel and cobalt used in the batteries of the … Read the full press release

Austria’s largest electricity provider Verbund acquires Illora solar park in Southern Spain

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 29-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Verbund AG (VIE: VER), Austria’s largest electricity provider, has announced the acquisition of the Illora solar project, 150 MWp, in Southern Spain from BayWa r.e., a German leading global solar, wind, and bioenergy … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies’ largest solar farm in France launches in northeast of Gien: 126,000 photovoltaic panels across 75 hectares

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 29-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced the launch of its largest photovoltaic solar power plant in France. Located just northeast of Gien (Loiret), the solar farm boasts … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies signs multiple agreements with Libyan Government for the sustainable development of the country’s natural resources

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 23-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced the signature of several agreements with the Libyan authorities for the sustainable development of the country’s natural resources during the Libya … Read the full press release

Sweco wins two contracts as part of Svenska kraftnät’s plan to strengthen the electricity grids in Stockholm and Uppsala regions

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 11-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Sweco (STO: SWEC-B), a European engineering consultancy company, has announced that the company has won two new contracts as part of the comprehensive work for the upgrade and future-proof of the electricity grids … 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

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

EIC, the World’s Largest Multinational Innovation Program, to Invest €13.4M in Wi-Charge, a Game Changing Wireless Power Company

The fund recognizes Europe as the epicenter of global tech innovation and will accelerate the rollout of true wireless electricity to businesses and homes (PRESS RELEASE) TEL AVIV, 18-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Wi-Charge, the leader in long-range wireless power, today … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies adds 1.4 GWp net capacity to its renewable portfolio following the Adani Green Energy / SB Energy India deal

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 4-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced it will add  net capacity of ~1.4 GWp¹ of projects in operation and under construction to its renewable portfolio following the … Read the full press release

Houseware producer Orthex to change its entire electricity delivery in the Nordics to fossil free hydro power from Vattenfall

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 20-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a European energy company with a mission to enable fossil free living within one generation, has announced it now delivers 100 percent fossil free hydro power to Orthex’s factories in Sweden and … Read the full press release

Enel, Enel X and Confagricoltura partner to bring sustainable energy solutions to the agricultural sector

Agreements were signed to provide tailor-made solutions for the competitiveness of the agricultural sector (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 9-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel S.p.A. (BIT: ENEL), an Italian multinational manufacturer and distributor of electricity and gas, and Confagricoltura, representing agricultural enterprises … Read the full press release

Citycon: The new urban centre Lippulaiva will be carbon neutral in terms of energy consumption from the opening day

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 17-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Citycon, a leading owner, developer and manager of multipurpose urban centres, has announced that the new urban centre Lippulaiva, that is currently under construction in Espoonlahti, is a pioneer in sustainable energy solutions, … Read the full press release

Innovative battery solution created by Fortum, Volvo Cars, and Comsys installed at Landafors hydropower plant in Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 21-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum announces collaboration with Volvo Cars, and cleantech company Comsys for the development of an innovative battery solution that is now being installed at Fortum’s Landafors hydropower plant on the river Ljusnan in … Read the full press release

Terna’s rating upgraded to “EE-” from “E+” by Standard Ethics

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 29-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Italy’s national electricity transmission grid operator Terna announces that Standard Ethics has upgraded its corporate rating to “EE-” from the previous “E+”, with a long-term “positive” outlook. Standard Ethics views that Terna is … Read the full press release

Vattenfall announces Air Liquide as its first client for Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 18-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall announces that it has signed a 15-year contract with Air Liquide, a world leader in gases, technologies and services for the industry and health sectors, for the purchase of 100GWh of fossil-free … Read the full press release

Terna recognised as a global leader in asset management at ITAMS 2020 biennial assessment

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 11-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Terna, the company that manages the Italian electricity grid, announces that ITAMS’ 2020 (International Transmission Asset Management Study) biennial assessment confirms its position as a leader in international utilities; planning, execution, skills and … Read the full press release

Atos and HDF Energy to develop new solution to supply green hydrogen to datacenters

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 25-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Atos announces partnership with HDF Energy for the development of a complete end-to-end long-term solution to supply datacenters with green hydrogen generated by renewable energy. The new Atos-HDF solution will be the first … Read the full press release

EnBW and Energiekontor demonstrate realisation of large solar parks in Germany without state subsidies

EnBW signs new long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with Energiekontor for a large solar parks in Germany (PRESS RELEASE) BREMEN/ KARLSRUHE, 10-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG, a publicly-traded electric utilities company and Energiekontor AG, wind farms and … Read the full press release

Total’s entire power consumption in U.S. now fully covered by green electricity

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 5-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Total (EPA: FP), a French multinational broad energy company, has announced it will add 2.2GW to its U.S. solar portfolio. The addition comes after the acquisition of a development pipeline of 2.2 GW … Read the full press release

Construction to start on world’s largest solar plant located in ABU Dhabi

(PRESS RELEASE) ABU DHABI, UAE, 22-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The EDF Renewables – Jinko Power consortium formed by global leaders in renewable energy, EDF Renewables and Jinko Power HK, has successfully reached the financial closing for the 2 GW Al … Read the full press release

Vattenfall’s construction plans for Vesterhav Syd and Nord offshore wind farm projects gets approval from The Danish Energy Agency

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 14-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattendall announces that it has received permission for the construction work on the offshore wind farms Vesterhav Syd and Nord from the Danish Energy Agency. The Danish Energy Agency’s decision constitutes a stamp … 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

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