Tag Archives: ENERGY

Eneco Group to undergo orgnisational change in three strategic areas: sustainable energy, energy supply and innovative services

ROTTERDAM, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eneco Group has started a change process with the aim to achieve further growth in three strategic areas: sustainable energy, energy supply and innovative services. This process will continue until the end of 2019 and includes … 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

SUEZ Group appoints Jacques Audibert as Secretariat for the Board of Directors and Committees

PARIS, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Starting on 1 June, Jacques Audibert will supervise the management of Internal Audits, Legal, Real Estate, Registered Office General Services, Insurance, Ethics and Compliance, Risks and Investments, and the Secretariat for the Board of Directors and … Read the full press release

ACCIONA Energia received the first ever prototype certificate for a grid-scale energy storage solution by DNV GL

Certification was carried out in line with the GRIDSTOR Recommended Practice CHICAGO, IL, USA, 14-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ACCIONA Energia, the biggest global operator exclusively in renewable energies, today received the first ever prototype certificate for a grid-scale energy storage solution … 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

Ballast Nedam: The greenest transferium in the Netherlands opened on 22 April

Nieuwegein, Netherlands, 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The greenest transferium of the Netherlands has been officially been opened on 22 April. Go and have a look at the Deutersestraat, because in a little while it will be out of site for the … Read the full press release

Voith opens new office in Sydney to tap the enormous potential offered by hydropower in this area

New office strengthens Voith’s presence in a promising and dynamic energy market  Demand for pumped storage is growing to increase grid stability Support of national initiatives such as “Snowy 2.0” and “Battery of the Nation” SYDNEY, Australia, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

WindEurope: Europe invested €51.2bn in wind energy in 2017

BRUSSELS, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe invested a total of €51.2bn in wind energy in 2017.  The development of new farms accounted for €22.3bn of this. This is according to WindEurope’s ‘Financing and Investment Trends’ report released today. The rest of the investment … 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

Statkraft enters the Spanish market with long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with BayWa r.e.

With the conclusion of a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between the renewable energy specialist BayWa r.e. and the Norwegian energy group Statkraft, everything is now clear to progress with the swift construction of the Spanish Don Rodrigo solar plant. … Read the full press release

Statkraft and Hydro Energi AS sign long-term power contract for the period 2021-2038

OSLO, 11-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Statkraft and Hydro Energi AS have signed a new long-term power contract for the period 2021-2038. The total volume is 15.5 TWh with annual supply of 0.75 TWh from 2021 to 2030 and 1 TWh from … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa AGM: shareholders approve FY 2017 financials; ratified the company’s management since the merger

Tacke underscored the company’s commitment to Spain and, specifically, the Basque region, home to Siemens Gamesa’s headquarters  “The rationale of our merger brings us a great competitive advantage, unlocking our size and scale; our unmatched business and geographic diversification; our … 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

ENGIE and the CEA (French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission) extend cooperation in the nuclear energy field

Isabelle Kocher, CEO of the ENGIE group, and Daniel Verwaerde, Administrator General of the CEA (the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission), have signed up to continue their Research and Development agreement in the nuclear energy field. La Défense, … Read the full press release

Schuster Manfred Hubert agrees with future oil predictions

Oil and Energy BEIJING, China, 01-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Crude oil prices will average $60/b in 2018 and $61/b in 2019. That’s an increase from last month’s Short-Term Energy Outlook by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. In January 2018, oil prices briefly hit $70/b. In … Read the full press release

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