Tag Archives: electricity

Siemens: Nemo Link connects the Belgian and the British power grid with a combination of subsea and underground cables

Nemo Link is the first transmission link between the two countries It enables transmission of 1,000 MW electricity using Siemens HVDC Plus technology Siemens built converter stations housing the state of the art HVDC equipment in both Herdersbrug (Belgium) and … 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

Pöyry celebrates its 60th anniversary with an epic ‘Carbon Clash’ event

HELSINKI, 14-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Pöyry is today hosting an epic ‘Carbon Clash’ event in the iconic Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, in celebration of its 60th anniversary. Attended by over 250 industry leaders and world-class experts, the Carbon Clash is set … Read the full press release

Iberdrola announces €4.8 billion investment in digital transformation between 2018 and 2022

Today (17/10/2018) and tomorrow the company is holding its fourth Digital Summit, at its San Agustín del Guadalix training campus (Madrid) Ignacio Galán, the group’s chairman, stated that “digitalisation is one of our strategic pillars: it is providing new opportunities … Read the full press release

PwC joins the RE100 initiative of global businesses growing the global demand for renewable energy

PwC joins RE100 committing to 100% renewable power for its electricity consumption. New air travel offsetting programme targeting multiple benefits and backed by strict criteria. LONDON, 18-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — PwC’s new global environmental commitment to reduce carbon emissions, source 100% … Read the full press release

Terna completes the construction of the new high-voltage electricity line in Rio Grande do Sul in Southeastern Brazil

The construction of the “Santa Maria 3 – Santo Angelo 2” line, the 158-kilometre long infrastructure in Rio Grande do Sul, is completed two months early This project is strategic for integrating clean energy into the national electricity grid ROME, … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä signs Maintenance and Operational advisory agreement for the Hawaiian Electric’s 50-megawatt Schofield Generating Station nearby Honolulu

Clean, secure, and uninterrupted power is at the core of Hawaiian Electric’s 50-megawatt Schofield Generating Station. Wärtsilä has signed a Maintenance and Operational advisory agreement for the power plant, located on the island of Oahu, 40 kilometres from Honolulu. The … Read the full press release

EBRD invests EUR 100 million in a new seven-year €550 million bond issue by the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH)

EBRD invests €100 million in new bond issue of Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) BEH to refinance its 2013 issue and continue supporting liberalisation of electricity sector Largest corporate bond with longest tenor will deepen capital market LONDON, 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Siemens: Completion of the Egypt Megaproject in record time; transforming the power landscape in Egypt

Plants add up to 14.4 GW capacity to Egypt’s national grid Enough power to meet the electricity needs of up to 40 million people Helping the country save over $1 billion annually on fuel costs CAIRO, Egypt, 26-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

EBRD, EIB and EU Commission to support the modernisation of Zagreb’s electricity and heat supply

Loans totalling €130 million will finance investments in new electricity and heat cogeneration units in Zagreb to replace outdated oil- and gas-fired turbines and boilers EBRD, EIB and EU Commission join forces to support Croatia’s energy company HEP Modern and environmentally friendly system to benefit population … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy opens its nacelle plant in Cuxhaven, the largest production facility of its kind in Germany

Cuxhaven plant is an elementary component of Siemens Gamesa’s state-of-the-art offshore logistics concept and strengthens the company’s technological leadership Siemens Gamesa invests around 200 million euros; the plant will create around 850 jobs in 2018 Germany’s most modern and largest … Read the full press release

ETH Zurich and Swissgrid: hybrid overhead lines increase the transmission capacity

More power without any additional lines Laufenburg, Switzerland, 05-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The modernisation of the power grid is yet to be realized in many places. The main reason for that is the lack of acceptance for new power lines. … Read the full press release

Snam completes acquisition of an 82% controlling stake in TEP Energy Solution following antitrust clearance

San Donato Milanese (Milan), 02-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Following antitrust clearance, Snam completed today the acquisition of an 82% controlling stake in TEP Energy Solution (TEP), one of Italy’s leading enterprises in the energy efficiency sector, for a total consideration of … Read the full press release

CEZ Group’s Elevion Group to deliver complete central energy systems for combined electricity, heat, and cold generation for BMW Group’s headquarters and production facilities in Munich

The German Elevion Group, a member of CEZ Group, will deliver complete central energy systems for combined electricity, heat, and cold generation for BMW Group’s headquarters and production facilities in Munich. The delivery should be completed in the second half of … Read the full press release

ENGIE and Axium Infrastructure to acquire microgrid and district energy system in the Longwood Medical Area, Boston

La Défense, France, 11-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE and Axium Infrastructure, operating jointly as Longwood Energy Partners, have just completed the acquisition of a microgrid and district energy system in the Longwood Medical Area, in Boston, Massachusetts. The energy system serves … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä will provide additional generating capacity to the local electricity grid on Azores Islands

HELSINKI, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä will provide additional generating capacity to the local electricity grid in the Portuguese administered Azores Islands. A new 10 MW extension to the existing Belo Jardim power plant on the island of … Read the full press release

Centrica launches online-only electricity service for SMEs

Centrica ramps up competition by launching its first low cost, online-only electricity product for SMEs WINDSOR, 15-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Centrica has launched British Gas Lite – a new electricity service that supplies smart meters and is entirely online. Centrica identified … Read the full press release

Indra to install next-generation electricity microgrid at the Monash University campus in Australia

The company is designing and installing a next-generation electricity microgrid at the Monash University campus, Australia’s largest, to guarantee its sustainability and energy efficiency The microgrid is based on InGrid Active Grid Management (AGM), the IoT platform developed by Indra … Read the full press release

EBRD-financed 1.5 MW solar power plant in Cyprus sent its first electricity into the national grid

1.5 MW plant in Nisou, unveiled today, is one of five plants which will add 12 per cent to country’s solar capacity LONDON, 03-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — One of a cluster of five brand new solar plants, financed by the EBRD, … Read the full press release

LEGO Group: Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm begins generating electricity

Electricity has been generated for the first time from the Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm. The wind farm will help the LEGO Group reach its goal of balancing its energy consumption with production of renewable energy by 2020. BILLUND, … Read the full press release

Volvo: Seinabo Sey performed onboard one of Gothenburg’s new electric buses to promote ElectriCity

GOTHENBURG, 23-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — At the initiative of Volvo, the City of Gothenburg and others, Seinabo Sey – one of Sweden’’s most popular artists – recently performed onboard one Gothenburg’s new electric buses. Two music videos are being released today. They … Read the full press release

U.K. energy supplier comparison website Energyhelpline.com uses HP Optimost to enhance its online customer experience and increase conversion rates

PALO ALTO, Calif., United States, 5-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — HP Autonomy today announced that energyhelpline.com, the U.K. energy supplier comparison website, is using HP Optimost to enhance its online customer experience and increase conversion rates. Founded in 2002, energyhelpline.com has rapidly grown to become … Read the full press release

EIB provides €100M for modernisation of power and heat generation technology in Vladivostok, Russia

Luxembourg/Vladivostok, 02-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 100 million (RUB 4bn) to support the modernisation of power and heat generation technology in Vladivostok. The project is part of a larger programme to bring natural gas to Russia’s … Read the full press release

RWE Innogy, Stadtwerke München, Siemens joint venture project Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm begins generating electricity

Gwynt y Môr begins generating electricity Joint venture project of RWE Innogy, Stadtwerke München and Siemens making good progress Complete commissioning planned for 2014 Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm has officially generated and exported its first electricity, on track … Read the full press release

Ukrainian agribusiness company CJSC Ecoprod takes seven-year EBRD loan to develop 1.5MW biogas plant

29-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Ukraine’s Donbass mining region, which started developing in the late 19th century and became the industrial heart of the Soviet Union, is famous for its ruthless managers running gigantic plants and more recently the entire country. So it … Read the full press release

Red Eléctrica de España led project Perfila to define electricity demand behaviour patterns for households and small businesses

The project that will culminate in 2015, will define household and small consumer demand patterns through hourly electricity metering.  The data collected by the smart meters in this Perfila Project will allow greater precision for the purchase of electricity in … Read the full press release

EU Court of Justice’s Advocate General Jääskinen issued opinion in Case C-262/12 Vent de Colère and Others

The financial burden arising from the obligation to purchase the electricity generated by wind turbines at more than the market price applies to all electricity consumers in France 16-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — According to EU law, as interpreted by the Court … Read the full press release

Volvo to launch ultramodern noiseless electric buses in Gothenburg

19-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Buses that glide noiselessly without emissions, that pick up passengers indoors and which are powered by a renewable source of electricity – this will become a reality in 2015, through the launch of an ultramodern bus service … Read the full press release

Bayer, ThyssenKrupp unveil technology for Chlorine production with much less electricity

New process reduces energy consumption by roughly one-third / Trial phase completed successfully Leverkusen, 18-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A new technology from Bayer and ThyssenKrupp that is now being launched commercially worldwide enables the production of chlorine with significantly less electricity. … Read the full press release

EIB provides EUR 215m for environmental-friendly energy in Greece

The European Investment Bank (EIB) provides EUR 215 million for environmental-friendly energy in Greece with two loans for electricity and natural gas. 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EUR 190 million go to the Greek Public Power Corporation S.A. (PPC) for promoting energy … Read the full press release