Tag Archives: ENERGY

Centrica plc rolls out its distributed energy and power proposition in North America

We’re launching our distributed energy and power proposition in North America under the new Centrica Business Solutions banner. WINDSOR, 15-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Centrica plc has today launched its distributed energy and power proposition in North America under the new Centrica Business … 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

WEF, Bain & Company report calls for the urgent integration of urban-energy-mobility patterns to accelerate the ability of cities to meet climate goals

A new approach to electric mobility is needed to stimulate economic growth and reduce carbon emissions, says new Forum report Electrified autonomous vehicles (AV) will revolutionize urban mobility by reducing travel costs by up to 40% and cut down CO2 … 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

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy reports seven orders for Safe Harbor equipment during Calendar Year 2017 in U.S.

Seven PTC qualifying orders signed in CY 2017 totaling 318 MW, with capacity ranging between 29 MW and 76 MW Projects qualified include new installation and repowering Zamudio, Spain, 29-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been awarded seven … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham: Energy Research Accelerator Chief Executive Gordon Waddington to leave at the end of March

NOTTINGHAM, 26-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gordon Waddington, Chief Executive of the Energy Research Accelerator (ERA) has announced that he will be leaving his role at the end of March. Gordon was instrumental in establishing the Energy Research Accelerator in 2015, when … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric among the 104 companies included in the 2018 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Based on a self-disclosure survey, the index lists 104 companies that have made strong commitments to gender diversity Inclusion in index is a recognition of longstanding commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Rueil-Malmaison (France), 23-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Schneider Electric, the … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä and Schneider Electric to co-operate on hyperscale data center projects

HELSINKI, 22-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä and Schneider Electric have signed a global co-operation agreement to bring together their individual products and services, along with those of third parties, for the purpose of co-operating on data center projects. The co-operation focuses … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä expands its co-operation with the Argentinian energy company Pampa Energia S.A.

HELSINKI, 22-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä expands its co-operation with the Argentinian energy company Pampa Energia S.A. Under the recently signed operation and maintenance (O&M) agreement, Wärtsilä takes responsibility for the operation of Pampa Energia’s Smart Power Generation … Read the full press release

DNV GL survey of nearly 500 commercial facility managers across the United States

OAKLAND, CA, United States, 20-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL today released findings from a comprehensive survey of nearly 500 commercial facility managers across the United States to analyze the current patterns of energy management and efficiency investments in large- and … Read the full press release

The volume of supply spot trading of oil products for the current 6 months on Ukrainian Energy Exchange amounted to $US 88.6 million

KYIV, 01-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — For the 6 months of holding spot electronic trading on the electronic trading platform of the Ukrainian Energy Exchange Public company PJSC “Ukrgasvydobuvannya” has managed to significantly increase the level of competition on its resource … Read the full press release

PwC announces the appointment of Niloufar Molavi as its new global energy (oil and gas) leader

Niloufar to lead 6,000-strong global team of energy specialists operating worldwide A key driver of PwC US’s diversity programme, Niloufar now leads a team that includes six female energy leaders across PwC network Implications of energy transformation will be profound … Read the full press release

Ukrainian oil products fell in price against the background of global trends – Ukrainian Energy Exchange

KYIV, 15-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On Tuesday, June 14, 2016 on the electronic trading platform of CE “Ukrainian Energy Exchange” were held spot trading of petroleum products produced by PJSC “UkrGasVydobuvannya” on the domestic market № UGV-22. 8 485 tons … Read the full press release

EIB and European Commission launch two new financial instruments to encourage greater private sector involvement in climate and biodiversity schemes

Luxembourg, 16-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Two new financial instruments that aim to encourage greater private sector involvement in schemes that contribute to the twin climate priorities of reducing energy use and conserving natural capital, especially biodiversity, in Europe will be later … Read the full press release

Swiss-Ski and BKW entered into three-year sponsorship agreement

BKW sponsorship activity Bern, 16-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Swiss-Ski and BKW have entered into a three-year sponsorship agreement. BKW is therefore stepping up its commitment to talented young athletes, amateur sport and elite sport within its sports sponsorship activity. By supporting … Read the full press release

The Fundación IBERDROLA and Fundación Carolina to grant ten scholarships for Master’s degrees in energy and environment

Main lines of action include the creation and sharing of knowledge The institution is collaborating with the Fundación Carolina on its Training Programme for students from all of the countries in Ibero-America With its support, a total of ten scholarships … Read the full press release

Alstom Grid successfully delivered 420 kV electrical substation to Barkeryd, Sweden

Barkeryd, Sweden, 09-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom Grid has successfully delivered the 420 kV electrical substation in Barkeryd, Sweden, after two and a half years of construction. The switchyard, situated in the municipality of Nässjö, southern Sweden, will be connected to Svenska … Read the full press release

First summit for EU with new Chinese leadership on 16th EU-China Summit – Beijing, 21 November 2013

Brussels, Belgium, 19-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — On 21st November 2013, José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, and Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, will meet Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang in Beijing for the 16th EU-China Summit. They … Read the full press release

On Farm Anaerobic Digestion Fund launched in England to help farmers turn farm waste into energy

London, UK,  10-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Farmers will be able to obtain funding to set up small anaerobic digestion (AD) plants under a government-funded loan scheme which opens today. The technology turns waste into energy, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and produces … Read the full press release

Press registration now open for European Wind Energy Association’s EWEA OFFSHORE 2013 conference on 19-21 November in Frankfurt, Germany

EU offshore wind industry needs regulatory stability and a post-2020 EU legislative framework Brussels, Belgium, 09-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Between € 90 billion and € 123 billion are needed by the European offshore wind energy industry to meet its 2020 target of … Read the full press release

EU at G20 Summit: restore global confidence, sustainable and inclusive global growth, countering protectionism and fight against tax avoidance worldwide

04-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Improving confidence in the global economy, making decisive progress on the way to sustainable and inclusive global growth, countering protectionism and stepping up the fight against tax avoidance and evasion worldwide: these should be amongst the main results … Read the full press release

MYTILINEOS Group posts consolidated €731M turnover in 1H2013, up 2.3% YoY

27-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ —  Continued resilience in particularly adverse domestic and global economic conditions 1H2013 Highlights: Net debt down €170 million in 1H2013, dropping from €725 million to €555 million due to stronger positive cash flows and to the reduction in the amount … Read the full press release

UK Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change Edward Davey sets out his vision for a robust European Union Energy and Climate framework for 2030

Brussels, 18-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Secretary of State sets out his vision for a robust European Union Energy and Climate framework for 2030. Originally given at Residence Palace, Brussels. This is the text of the speech as drafted, which may differ … Read the full press release

UK Department of Energy & Climate Change: Economic benefits of offshore oil and gas to be maximised

10-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The economic benefits of offshore oil and gas production, for energy security, jobs, tax revenue and growth are set to be maximised, as Government announced the start of an independently-led review today. The UK’s oil and gas … Read the full press release

Alstom Switzerland supports ETH Zurich energy and sustainability projects

5-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Alstom (Switzerland) AG has agreed a collaboration with ETH Zurich and the ETH Zurich Foundation to support fundamental research projects in the field of energy and sustainability. Alstom has pledged a donation of 2.5 million Swiss francs … Read the full press release

Transport group Stagecoach to focus on energy reduction as part of its fifth annual Group-wide Green Week programme on 3 – 7 June, 2013

• Sustainability drive incorporates World Environment Day on 5 June • Transport group planning new phase of environmental strategy 3-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The company, which has bus and rail operations in the UK and in North America, is planning a … Read the full press release

Bridgepoint acquired The Flexitallic Group from Eurazeo PME

Deal valued at €450 million 20-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Bridgepoint announced that it had reached agreement with Eurazeo PME on the acquisition of The Flexitallic Group (formerly FDS Group), global market leader in sealing product technology for the oil, gas and energy … Read the full press release

EBRD funds new solar energy project in Ukraine

€5.6 million financing package to support new solar energy project 8-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EBRD continues promoting and supporting renewable energy projects in Ukraine aimed at reducing the environmental impact of traditional power generation. Renewable energy is yet to establish … Read the full press release

EIB & Millennium bcp agree on EUR 200m to finance SMEs in Portugal

Luxembourg,  1-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Millennium bcp signed an agreement of EUR 200 million to finance small and medium-sized projects promoted essentially by SMEs and Mid-Cap companies. Millennium bcp is also committed to providing its own resources to … Read the full press release

Henri Malosse, EESC President: Without a European vision, there can be no sustainable solution to energy access

29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — During his visit to Lithuania, Henri Malosse, EESC President, travelled to the Ignalina plant, closed at the request of the European Commission as one of the conditions of Lithuania’s accession to the European Union. “Access to energy is … Read the full press release