Tag Archives: energy transition

Total and Iberdrola team up to develop competitive bid for Danish Thor offshore wind farm tender

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 14-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the world’s largest wind power generators Iberdrola announces its partnership with global broad energy company and experienced offshore operator in the Danish North Sea, Total, to develop plans for an offshore … Read the full press release

Electriq Global and GVG Oil Trade B.V. to partner in fuelling Passenger Canal Boats with Electriq Fuel

Electriq Global and GVG Oil Trade B.V. to partner in fuelling Passenger Canal Boats with Electriq Fuel

The parties will collaborate in enabling zero-emissions electrified canal boats to be powered with Electriq Global’s Hydrogen-Rich Fuel in compliance with the Amsterdam municipality zero-emission requirements (PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 4-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Electriq Global, a provider of Hydrogen-Rich, Zero-Emissions … Read the full press release

Eni to cooperate with Chinese energy players aimed at facilitating joint initiatives across the entire energy value chain

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 30-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni (BIT: ENI), a global energy player rapidly becoming a leader in the production and sale of decarbonized products, has announced the signing of a major Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on energy cooperation … Read the full press release

Enel Green Power strengthens position as the leading renewable Independent Power Producer (IPP) in South Africa with operational commencement of Nxuba wind farm

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME/ JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 22-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Enel Group’s South African renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power RSA (EGP RSA) announces that its 140 MW Nxuba wind farm in the Eastern Cape province has successfully reached … Read the full press release

Electriq Global will launch its Zero Emissions, Hydrogen-Rich Fuel in the Netherlands by powering passenger canal boats with an Electriq PowerPack in compliance with the Amsterdam municipality requirement that all passenger vessels will be emission-free from 2025

Electriq Fuel Demonstrator Canal Boat

To comply with the Amsterdam municipality requirements, all passenger vessels sailing the Amsterdam canals are required to be emission-free as of 2025. Electriq and Boot10 pave the path to compliance (PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 21-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Electriq Global, a … Read the full press release

Fortum welcomes new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Bernhard Günther

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 18-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum Corporation announces the appointment of Bernhard Günther (age 53, Ph.D. Econ.) as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the Executive Management Team as of 1 February 2021. Bernhard Günther, a German … 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

Energy transition: NIB supports modernisation and contruction of new hydropower plant in Finland

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 2-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB announces that it has signed a 10-year loan agreement of EUR 10 million with Finnish Kuurnan Voima Oy. The funds will be used to reburbish Kuurna hydropower plant and to build Laurinvirta … Read the full press release

DNV GL report forecasts strong future scenario for floating wind energy

Floating wind will play an important role in decarbonizing the global energy system, contributing 2% of the world’s power supply by 2050, but more comprehensive industry standards and risk management is required for the technology to scale. (PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, … Read the full press release

Shipping industry’s first commercial use of biomethane at scale

(PRESS RELEASE) ROTTERDAM, 16-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Total (EPA: FP), a French multinational broad energy company, has announced the completion of the world’s largest Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunkering operation at the Port of Rotterdam. The CMA CGM Jacques Saadé, … 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

DNV GL reviewed 216 MW solar energy assets in Spain for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ)

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 9-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has announced it performed a technical due diligence on an operational portfolio of 73 photovoltaic assets in Spain with a … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa in FY20: record order intake despite Covid-19

In the fourth quarter, the company reported EBIT pre PPA and before Integration and Restructuring costs of €31m, a margin of 1.1% Fiscal year 2020 reflects the impact of Covid-19 and the challenges in the Onshore business, with EBIT pre … Read the full press release

Economic recovery: Massive €75 billion investment plan announced by Iberdrola

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 5-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Iberdrola (BME: IBE), a Spanish multinational electric utility company, has announced a historical €75 billion investment plan to 2025 as a firm commitment to economic recovery. The pledge represents the largest investment programme … Read the full press release

Eni awarded licence CS004 for carbon storage in the UK

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 8-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni UK Limited (Eni) has been awarded a carbon dioxide (CO2) appraisal and storage licence (CS licence) by the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA). The CS licence will cover an area located within … Read the full press release

DNV GL, SINTEF and Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) form major partnership aimed at accelerating the adoption of CCUS technology in emissions-heavy industries

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 7-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, an international accredited registrar and classification body, SINTEF, one of Europe’s largest independent research organisations, and Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM), world´s most advanced and flexible test arena for CO2 capture technologies, … Read the full press release

Siemens Energy to base its new Corporate Center in Berlin; headquarters remain in Bavaria

Siemens Energy Corporate Center in Berlin Joint location and structural concept planned with the State of Berlin Company’s administrative headquarters remain in Bavaria (PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 25-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global energy technology company Siemens Energy, already as a stand-alone … Read the full press release

Snam and Saipem partner on new energy transition technologies to support European Commission’s Hydrogen Strategy

(PRESS RELEASE) SAN DONATO MILANESE, 10-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Italian energy infrastructure company Snam and Italian multinational oilfield services company Saipem sign Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate on developing new energy transition technologies, from green hydrogen to capturing and reusing … 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

Siemens Energy post-spin-off: an independent leader with the most comprehensive offering in the energy sector

About one sixth of all electricity generated worldwide is based on Siemens Energy technology Leading portfolio from conventional to renewable energy Clear commitment to accelerate profitability by rigorously driving operational excellence, portfolio adjustments and gradually shifting innovation focus towards sustainability … Read the full press release

DNV GL completes technical due diligence of Spain’s largest single wind farm on behalf of Banco de Sabadell and Bankia

The Gecama wind farm will provide clean energy to approximately 260,000 Spanish households (PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 13-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body and part of Det Norske Veritas Holding … Read the full press release

Dutch-German transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT awards contracts for the longest offshore grid connection system BorWin5

The consortium of Siemens AG and Dragados Offshore S.A. has been awarded the contract for the construction of converter stations on land and at sea, while NKT HV Cables AB has been awarded the contract for the production and installation … Read the full press release

DNV GL report: we must transition to a clean energy future faster, much faster

Call for 10 times more solar power and five times more wind power, as well as a 50-fold increase in battery production for the 50 million electric vehicles needed every year for the next 10 years (PRESS RELEASE) ARNHEM, The … Read the full press release

bp takes next strategic step in its reinvention

bp divests its global petrochemicals business to INEOS for a total consideration of $5 billion (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 29-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational oil and gas company, bp announces its next strategic step in further strengthening its balance sheet and delivers … Read the full press release

Rabobank and KKR Infra in a consortium for the acquisition of energy company Eneco

Rabobank and KKR Infra in a consortium for the acquisition of energy company Eneco

(PRESS RELEASE) UTRECHT, 19-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Rabobank has always been interested in projects that contribute to the acceleration of the energy transition in the Netherlands. Such a project is the sale of the energy company Eneco (Eneco Holding N.V.). … Read the full press release

Cisco and Snam sign IIoT agreement

(PRESS RELEASE) ROMA, 8-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Cisco and Snam will be joining forces to develop joint research, development and innovation initiatives in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) sector and train future generations of digital professionals. In order to … Read the full press release

Natixis to issue green structured note in Groupe Gan Vie life insurance policies aimed at supporting the fight against climate change

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 29-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Natixis and Groupama Group‘s subsidiary Groupama Gan Vie will launch the first green structured note aimed at supporting the energy transition. The innovative unit-linked insurance product will be issued by Natixis (Issuer: Natixis … Read the full press release

David Clark, Lloyd’s Register’s newly appointed global energy director, to lead LR’s energy business transformation

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 12-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Lloyd’s Register‘s newly appointed global energy director David Clark to lead the transformation of the energy business of Lloyd’s Register (LR). The company is planning to reposition the professional services portfolio for growth … Read the full press release

Roland Berger study sees pan-European growth in the demand for energy efficiency services; market expected to double in size by 2025

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 13-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New study by Roland Berger, released on 13 February, looks into the market for energy efficiency services across Europe. According to the research paper the key findings are 1) the market is expected to grow … Read the full press release

Elli.eco’s first product called Volkswagen Naturstrom® is now available across Germany: 100 percent CO2-free electricity from wind, solar or hydroelectric power

(PRESS RELEASE) WOLFSBURG, 30-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Elli, which stands for Electric life, is a newly established company (2018) part of Volkswagen Group that aims to be the first provider on the market to offer a seamless energy and charging experience for … Read the full press release