Tag Archives: energy efficiency

EBRD welcomes Istanbul as the 47th member of EBRD Green Cities urban sustainability programme

EBRD President Renaud-Basso and Istanbul’s Mayor sign accord Turkish metropolis to scale up urban regeneration with new metro line EBRD to help design tailor-made environmental improvement plan for Istanbul (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 3-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — EBRD announces that Istanbul, … Read the full press release

CMHI’s offshore rig SHEN LAN TAN SUO receives world’s first Smart notation compliance certificate from DNV

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 15-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV announces that it has awarded SHEN LAN TAN SUO, a semi-submersible drilling platform from China Merchant Heavy Industry (CMHI), its Smart notation compliance certificate, becoming the world’s first offshore unit to receive … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered launches new Sustainable Trade Finance Proposition to help clients achieve more sustainable and resilient supply chains

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 23-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered announces the launch of its new sustainable trade finance solutions across Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Europe and the Americas. Standard Chartered’s Sustainable Trade Finance Proposition aims to help clients … Read the full press release

Infineon again listed in Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, World and Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 16-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German semiconductor manufacturer, Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) is ranked among the top of the world’s most sustainable companies for the 11th time in a row following the announcement of … Read the full press release

Vodafone Group CEO Nick Read: today we have pledged to become fully ‘net zero’ by 2040

(PRESS RELEASE) BERKSHIRE, 23-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone (LON: VOD), a British multinational leader in technology communications, has announced today that it committed to reducing the company’s total global carbon emissions to ‘net zero’ by 2040. In addition, the group … Read the full press release

Enel leads the way in the fight against global warming by committing a drastic reduction in its emissions

The new 2030 target on direct greenhouse gas emission reductions compared to a 2017 base year has been certified in line with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), a global initiative validating corporate decarbonization strategies Enel is the first major, … 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

WinGD’s iCER technology with the Alfa Laval PureCool system to help significantly minimize methane slip

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 7-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval (STO: ALFA), a leading heat transfer, separation and fluid handling company, has announced that the company cooperated with with WinGD, a global Swiss engine developer, over a solution aimed at helping … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric with 3rd factory to receive the distinction of 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) Advanced Lighthouse by WEF

Lexington is the third Smart Factory designated as an Advanced Lighthouse and the first End-to-End Lighthouse representing a milestone in Schneider Electric’s digital transformation Lexington’s digital energy management strategy leverages IIoT connectivity, Edge analytics, and predicative analytics to drive energy … Read the full press release

PKN ORLEN announces commitment to achieve emission neutrality by 2050

(PRESS RELEASE) PŁOCK, 9-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Polish oil refiner and petrol retailer PKN ORLEN is the first oil company in Central Europe to declare plans to achieve emission neutrality by 2050. In order to reach this goal, by 2030 … Read the full press release

NIB loans EUR 17 million to Moelven Industrier for new wood pellet and bioenergy plant at Sokna, Norway

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 22-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The international financial institution with focus on the Nordic and Baltic countries The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has announced it will provide NOK 200 million (EUR 17.73 million) to Moelven Industrier ASA in … Read the full press release

Unilever: Renewable is doable: we now source 100% renewable electricity across five continents

Unilever: Renewable is doable: we now source 100% renewable electricity across five continents

Unilever advances on its RE100 goal: now sourcing 100% renewable electricity across five continents (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON/ROTTERDAM, 16-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever announced that it is making further progress on its RE100 goal as it works to become a ‘carbon … Read the full press release

NIB funds Maxima Grupe’s investment in energy efficiency solutions at its stores in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 7-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB and Maxima LT, UAB sign ten-year EUR 52 million loan agreement to finance Maxima’s investments in its retail network renewal in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. The Lithuanian retail company will upgrade 31 … Read the full press release

Sustainability award for SEAT in recognition of its commitment to natural gas as an alternative fuel for sustainable mobility

Sustainability award for SEAT in recognition of its commitment to natural gas as an alternative fuel for sustainable mobility

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 27-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — SEAT has been recognised for its commitment to natural gas as an alternative fuel by the Sedigas, the Spanish Gas Association. The recognition is in the form of the “Energy and Sustainability” award, … Read the full press release

Eni to acquire 20% equity in ADNOC Refining for $3.3 billion after deduction of the net debt and subject to closing adjustments

(PRESS RELEASE) ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, 28-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni’s acquisition of the 20 percent stake in the ADNOC Refining represents one of the largest ever refinery transactions. The agreed price for the 20 percent stake in the refinery, being $3.3 billion, corresponds … Read the full press release

KfW Construction Award 2019 now open for applications

A total of up to EUR 35,000 in prize money “New construction” and “modernising existing buildings” categories Apply by 20 February 2019 FRANKFURT, 07-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The application phase for the KfW Construction Award 2019 is starting now. Until … Read the full press release

WindEurope: EU’s newly-agreed renewable energy and energy efficiency target aims for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050

The European Commission today called for the bloc to aim for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 in its new decarbonisation strategy. BRUSSELS, 29-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The EU’s newly-agreed renewable energy and energy efficiency targets put the bloc on track … Read the full press release

Model tests of the Project Forward’s concept vessel indicate that the Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) is well below the currently most stringent Phase III level

HELSINKI, 22-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Project Forward initiative led by Athens-Based Arista Shipping, with Wärtsilä as one of the participants, demonstrates that with LNG as fuel, an advanced hull design, and highly efficient propulsion machinery, it will be possible to … Read the full press release

EBRD loans EUR 5.1 million to UniCredit in Serbia for boosting energy efficiency

UniCredit Bank Serbia receives Din 600 million loan for boosting energy efficiency. Programme to support investments in private homes to improve energy performance and generate savings. Finance provided under EBRD €85 million Green Economy Financing Facility for the Western Balkans. … Read the full press release

EBRD loans €25 million to QNB Finans Finansal Kiralama A.S. for energy efficiency investments

€25 million loan to support leasing finance for energy efficiency investments EBRD promotes leasing as a tool to address financing needs of Turkish enterprises Financing is part of a larger facility backed by the European Union LONDON, 25-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Eni gas e luce and Centrica Hive to show how smart home technology improve everyday living and energy efficiency for homeowners at FuoriSalone

Together they present smarTown, an experiential architectural installation that transforms part of the Orto Botanico di Brera into an interactive smart city, designed by young architects from the SOS – School of Sustainability under the supervision of the architect Mario … Read the full press release

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) to provide EUR 300 million to the Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V. for infrastructure, social housing and energy efficiency in Netherlands

PARIS, 22-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approved a €300 million loan to the Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V.(NWB Bank) in order to finance public infrastructure, social housing and energy efficiency investments across the Netherlands.  NWB Bank provides loans to … Read the full press release

LOGSTOR Academy to present the final installation videos of the SX family

Løgstør, Denmark, 19-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — During the last 3 months, LOGSTOR Academy has been filming Joint installation videos, and as a result of this work, we are now proud to present the final installation videos of the SX family. These … Read the full press release

Coldiretti, Terna and ANBI in common strategy to optimise irrigation resources and energy efficiency

ROME, 26-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — An important Memorandum of Understanding was signed today by Roberto Moncalvo, President of Coldiretti, Luigi Ferraris, CEO and General Manager of Terna and Francesco Vincenzi, President of ANBI (Italian Association of Land Reclamation and Irrigation … Read the full press release

EBRD loans PLN 100 million to Euro Bank S.A. for energy efficiency of residential buildings in Poland

PLN 100 million in loans via loan to Euro Bank S.A. LONDON, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is providing a loan of up to PLN 100 million (€23.6 million equivalent) to Euro Bank S.A. (Euro Bank) to finance investments to … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to replace 1970’s evaporation line at Iggesund Paperboard mill in Sweden to significantly enhance energy efficiency

GRAZ, 13-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Iggesund Paperboard AB, a member of the HOLMEN GROUP, to supply a new evaporation plant and rebuild an existing evaporation plant for the pulp mill in Iggesund. … Read the full press release

Development of new application for rail system expected to set global standard for energy efficiency and operations optimization

Saint-Ouen, France, 20-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom, a global leader in rail transportation and The CoSMo Company, a global technology company specialized in decision management, announce a strategic partnership to develop a new application to improve the global efficiency of a … Read the full press release

Energy efficiency: Voith to exhibit ‘TwinSave’ technology and coupling at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2016

TwinSave reduces energy consumption by up to 25 percent thanks to an additional control valve Integrated Coupling allows energy savings of up to 45 percent in applications without a through shaft Gear-integrated coupling requires no additional installation space Zschopau, Germany, … Read the full press release

EBRD, IEA, FAO and Turkish Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources host workshop in Istanbul for energy efficiency, renewable energy and other low-carbon technologies

Turkish Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources hosts workshop for post-Soviet and southern and eastern Mediterranean countries LONDON, 19-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Energy efficiency, renewable energy and other low-carbon technologies are the focus of a joint workshop by the European … Read the full press release

The Rexel Foundation to take part in the Yale Climate Change Dialogue initiative

Rexel Foundation is committed to a bottom-up, multi-stakeholder approach to facilitate a global response to climate change and identify action-oriented solutions. PARIS, 6-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The Rexel Foundation for a better energy future has joined the Yale Climate Change … Read the full press release