Tag Archives: energy transition

TotalEnergies acquires Bluecharge, the largest electric vehicle charging network in Singapore

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS/ SINGAPORE, 28-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies announces the acquisition of ‘Blue Charge’ from Bolloré Group. Upon the approval of the relevant authorities, TotalEnergies will manage and operate Singapore’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, with more than … 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

Vattenfall and Preem investigate the potential of the first 50 MW electrolysis plant at Preem’s Lysekil refinery

The conditions are excellent for building an electrolysis plant for producing hydrogen gas for biofuel in Lysekil, as shown by the study conducted in the spring. Producing hydrogen through fossil-free methods can reduce CO2 emissions by at least 80% compared … 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

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

Equinor aims at reducing net carbon intensity with 20% by 2030 and 40% by 2035

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 15-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (OSE:EQNR, NYSE:EQNR), an oil, gas, wind and solar energy active in more than 30 markets globally, has announced its strategy to accelerate the company’s transition while growing cash flow and returns. … Read the full press release

AqualisBraemar LOC appointed in designing Europe’s first emission free hydrogen fuel cell sea-going passenger and car ferry

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 7-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading independent global energy and marine consultancy, AqualisBraemar LOC announces that it has been appointed by Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd. (CMAL) to partner in designing Europe’s first emission free hydrogen fuel cell sea-going … Read the full press release

Lightsource bp to co-develop solar projects in Portugal with local company INSUN

1.35GW of local solar projects identified through co-development partnership The investment will be deployed over six years Over 3000 green jobs could be created in the regions of Moura, Castelo Branco, Mogadouro Chamusca and Viseu (PRESS RELEASE) LISBON, 28-May-2021 — … Read the full press release

Renault partners with Enel X to make home EV charging safe and easy

Renault is evolving its solutions for electric and plug-in hybrid customers for easy and safe charging, by launching “Renault E-Charge”, all-inclusive, integrated charging solutions in partnership with Enel X Customers will have access to the full range of Enel X … Read the full press release

Equinor and Vårgrønn to develop floating offshore wind farm at Utsira Nord in the Norwegian North Sea

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 6-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vårgrønn, the Norwegian renewable energy company established by HitecVision and Eni, announces signing of collaboration agreement with Equinor to jointly prepare and submit an application to the Norwegian authorities to develop floating offshore … Read the full press release

SHV Energy enters India’s renewable energy market for commercial and industrial customers with the acquisition of majority stake in SunSource

(PRESS RELEASE) UTRECHT, 5-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SHV Energy announces that it has acquired majority stake in SunSource Energy, a leading provider of distributed energy for commercial and industrial (C&I) customers in India with a presence across South-East Asia. The … Read the full press release

Eni and Santos strengthen partnership to identify potential new areas of collaboration in northern Australia and Timor-Leste

(PRESS RELEASE) PERTH, Australia, 3-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni, through its subsidiary Eni Australia Limited announces signing of a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Santos to jointly seek to identify potential new areas of collaboration in developments of offshore … Read the full press release

Allianz releases Sustainability Report 2020, new climate strategy and targets

High customer satisfaction, most attractive employer in the insurance industry and more female managers  Significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from business operations   Expansion of guidelines for carbon-based business models in property and casualty insurance and proprietary investments from 2023 … Read the full press release

Eni to present its decarbonisation strategy at the Expo 2020 in Dubai

Eni becomes the official “Platinum Sponsor” of the Italian Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai (PRESS RELEASE) SAN DONATO MILANESE, 19-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Italian multinational oil and gas company Eni announces that it has signed partnership with the Italian Commissioner’s … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa to install four wind farms in Italy for Alerion Clean Power

Contracts cover three wind farms in the Puglia region with a total capacity of 62 MW and one in Campania for 35 MW The four wind farms will supply enough clean energy to power 80,000 households and prevent the annual … Read the full press release

Barbara Geelen to succeed Paul Verhagen as CFO of Fugro N.V.

(PRESS RELEASE) LEIDSCHENDAM, the Netherlands, 22-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — World’s leading Geo-data specialist Fugro N.V. announces that its Supervisory Board has nominated Barbara Geelen for appointment as member of the Board of Management and Chief Financial Officer per 12 May … Read the full press release

SGS highlights its commitment to sustainability through new Sustainability Solutions framework

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 18-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — At SGS, sustainability is both integral to our strategy and has become critical to all our stakeholders. We are committed to adding Value to Society through our own operations to enable a better, … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa expands its footprint in New Zealand with 176 MW order for Harapaki wind farm

Long-term service agreement up to 30 years signed to optimize wind farm performance The contract adds to the 267 MW Siemens Gamesa has already installed for customer Meridian Energy (PRESS RELEASE) ZAMUDIO, 10-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa announces that … Read the full press release

Enel X announces partnership with Sterling and Wilson to accelerate deployment of EV charging infrastructure in India

The purpose of the JV is to market and distribute products for electric vehicle private and public charging businesses across India (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, Italy/ MUMBAI, India, 26-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel X announces that it has entered into a … Read the full press release

Orange signs 15-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with ENGIE

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 15-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational telecommunications corporation Orange announces the signing of a 15-year Corporate Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with ENGIE, the leading developer of solar and wind power in France, to deliver a global renewable … Read the full press release

Sustainability: Vattenfall ranked as top 1% among 75,000 companies assessed by EcoVadis

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 12-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading European energy company Vattenfall announces that its sustainability work has earned the Platinum award, the highest rating from EcoVadis, a leading source of corporate sustainability evaluation. Vattenfall, ranked as the top 1 … Read the full press release

Borealis secures access to clean and cost-efficient energy to power its operations in Stenungsund, Sweden

Power purchase agreement (PPA) signed by Borealis with Gasum to source power from wind farm owned and operated by Stena Renewable Borealis secures Kronoberget wind farm output for next ten years to power its production operations in Stenungsund, Sweden This … 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

Hydro and Northvolt joint venture Hydrovolt starts building Norway’s first recycling plant for electric vehicle batteries

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 29-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company Hydro announces that Hydrovolt, its joint venture with Northvolt, has started constructing the battery recycling plant in Norway. The world’s most technologically advanced plant will have the … Read the full press release

CMA CGM adds Port of Alexandria’s upcoming terminal to its operations in the Mediterranean

Operations will start in 2022 and a capacity of 1.5 million TEUs. A strategic choice for the development of CMA CGM’s port operations in the Mediterranean. (PRESS RELEASE) MARSEILLE, 28-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French container transportation and shipping company CMA … Read the full press release

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