Tag Archives: ENERGY

Wärtsilä Digitalisation: We have a 360-degree approach to creating a safe and compliant operating environment for marine and energy companies

Operators in the marine and energy industries face increasing demands when it comes to security throughout their product and service lifecycles. Digitalisation is taking over the marine and energy industries, building the importance of cyber security for data protection and … Read the full press release

Polish State Secretary for Energy, Grzegorz Tobiszowski: Ambitious plans for the development of 8 GW of offshore wind by 2035

BRUSSELS, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Poland marked its return to wind energy today with the announcement of ambitious plans to develop 8 GW of offshore wind by 2035. It came as Poland opened a 1 GW onshore wind auction on 5 … Read the full press release

Iberdrola and IKEA partner to promote sustainable mobility in Spain

IKEA will offer free charging stations for electric cars and supply 100% renewable green energy at its stores and corporate buildings in 2019 The agreement forms part of the Iberdrola Sustainable Mobility Plan, which provides for the installation in Spain … Read the full press release

Sempra Energy and Total S.A. cooperate in the development of North American liquefied natural gas (LNG) export projects

SAN DIEGO, CA, USA and PARIS, France, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) and Total S.A. (NYSE: TOT) today announced that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that provides the framework for cooperation in the development … Read the full press release

Aurubis and enercity deliver CO2-free heat for Hamburg’s HafenCity district

CO2-free heat supply for Hamburg’s HafenCity district 20,000 tons of CO2 emissions to be prevented annually Technical potential to extract three times the current heat volume HAMBURG, 31-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With the words “Wärme frei!” (“Release the heat!”), heat began to … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy secures preferred supplier agreement with Ørsted for its offshore wind power projects in Taiwan

900 MW projects to utilize approx. 112 SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines; Service agreement included Subject to final contract, Siemens Gamesa will establish a nacelle assembly facility near Taichung Harbor for start of production in 2021, going beyond the localisation requirements … Read the full press release

BlackRock Investment Management crossed below the 5% disclosure limit on total holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation

HELSINKI, 22-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BlackRock, Inc. has informed Wärtsilä Corporation that BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited has disposed of Wärtsilä shares on 16 October 2018, crossing below the 5% disclosure limit on total holdings. The total number of shares held … Read the full press release

PwC joins the RE100 initiative of global businesses growing the global demand for renewable energy

PwC joins RE100 committing to 100% renewable power for its electricity consumption. New air travel offsetting programme targeting multiple benefits and backed by strict criteria. LONDON, 18-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — PwC’s new global environmental commitment to reduce carbon emissions, source 100% … Read the full press release

Centrica report shows how new energy technology could meet more than half of the 20% carbon reduction target by 2030 for the healthcare and hospitality industries

The ‘Powering Sustainability’ report highlights the opportunities for distributed energy technologies. WINDSOR, 16-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Centrica plc has today released a new report which shows that new energy technology could meet more than half of the 20% carbon reduction target … Read the full press release

KfW Entrepreneurs’ Award 2018 winners announced

The 16 regional winners have been selected Awards presented to successful entrepreneurs who have expanded their business Awards ceremony held at the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy in Berlin on 11 October 2018 Total prize fund of … Read the full press release

EDF to invest in GIBB Power an engineering specialist in the energy sector

LONDON, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — EDF, world’s leading electricity company, and GIBB, a major engineering player in Africa signed agreements for EDF to invest in GIBB Power, a subsidiary company of GIBB Engineering and Architecture specialising in engineering in the … Read the full press release

The EBRD supports FT Climate Finance Summit in London

The EBRD’s message to governments: renewables are now cheapest source of energy The Bank’s renewable energy investments top €6 billion LONDON, 08-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —  The EBRD is urging a step change in levels of investment in renewable sources of … Read the full press release

Valio takes the next step towards environmentally friendly transportation solutions with its first bio-gas distribution truck

Over the years, Valio has tested equipment that runs on various environmentally-friendly fuels. Now, Valio is taking the next step towards environmentally friendly transportation solutions. Valio’s first bio-gas distribution truck took to the Helsinki region’s roads in September. HELSINKI, 05-Oct-2018 … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp won the Innovative Star of Energy Efficiency Award in the Built Environment category at the Alliance to Save Energy’s Evening with the Stars of Energy Efficiency Awards in Washington

The Alliance to Save Energy recognized thyssenkrupp’s MULTI elevator with its Innovative Star of Energy Efficiency Award in the Built Environment category MULTI, thyssenkrupp’s groundbreaking rope-less and sideways-moving elevator, will enable architects reinvent building design and improve the business case … Read the full press release

EDF successfully raised U.S.$3.75 billion through 3 senior bonds to further strengthen its balance sheet and refinance upcoming maturities

$3.75 billion senior bond issue in 3 tranches with maturity ranging from 10 to 30 years Return of EDF to the USD 144A/RegS bond market LONDON, 20-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On September 19, 2018, EDF (A- S&P / A3 Moody’s … Read the full press release

ENGIE wins 25 photovoltaic projects in France, nearly 230 MW out of the 720 MW awarded

LA DÉFENSE, France, 07-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of the fourth session of the fourth call for solar tenders organised by the Energy regulatory commission, “CRE 4-4”, ENGIE, through its ENGIE Green, LANGA and Compagnie Nationale du Rhône subsidiaries, has won … Read the full press release

LyondellBasell and Covestro to convert its water-based waste into energy with Circular Steam Project at Maasvlakte-Rotterdam site

Joint press release of LyondellBasell and Covestro Innovative new technology realizes annual reduction of up to 140,000 metric tons CO2 emissions LEVERKUSEN, 05-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and its … Read the full press release

Lloyd’s Register: With the greater involvement of leadership and employees in ISO 50001:2018, continual improvement in energy performance will become a much stronger focus

The new version of the ISO 50001 standard provides the requirements for a data-driven process focusing on continual improvement in energy performance. LONDON, 22-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The publication of ISO 50001:2018 was announced today by the International Organization for Standardization … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä signs Maintenance and Operational advisory agreement for the Hawaiian Electric’s 50-megawatt Schofield Generating Station nearby Honolulu

Clean, secure, and uninterrupted power is at the core of Hawaiian Electric’s 50-megawatt Schofield Generating Station. Wärtsilä has signed a Maintenance and Operational advisory agreement for the power plant, located on the island of Oahu, 40 kilometres from Honolulu. The … Read the full press release

RWE Supply & Trading opens its first Chinese trading office in Beijing

New trading office to reinforce trading and grow customer base German Chamber of Commerce in China: “Good sign for the long-lasting and profound collaboration between Germany and China” ESSEN, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Opening up to new countries and new … Read the full press release

EBRD invests EUR 100 million in a new seven-year €550 million bond issue by the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH)

EBRD invests €100 million in new bond issue of Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) BEH to refinance its 2013 issue and continue supporting liberalisation of electricity sector Largest corporate bond with longest tenor will deepen capital market LONDON, 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

The world’s largest wind energy gathering the Global Wind Summit will take place under the slogan “Breaking new ground”

Everywhere we look – geographically, politically, technologically and financially – wind energy is breaking new ground. BRUSSELS, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Wind energy continues to expand all over the world. It’s at the heart of government thinking on the energy transition. … Read the full press release

Centrica appoints Chris O’Shea as new Group CFO

WINDSOR, 31-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — After over four years in post, and in line with long-standing succession plans agreed with the Board, Jeff Bell will be standing down as Group CFO at the end of October this year and will … Read the full press release

French renewable energy producer Neoen to break ground on its Numurkah solar farm in Goulburn Valley Highway in northwest Victoria, Australia

Full construction on Victorian solar farm commences in July, creating up to 300 jobs for the local economy With over 1,000 MW in assets in operation and under construction in Australia, Neoen ranks as the country’s number one independent producer … Read the full press release

The winners of the 11th edition of the Eni Award: Omar M. Yaghi, Zhong Lin Wang, Sang Yup Lee, Emerance Jessica Claire D’Assise Goma-Tchimbakala, Michele De Bastiani and Gianluca Longoni

The award ceremony will take place at the Palazzo del Quirinale on October 22nd in the presence of the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella. ROME, 24-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni has announced the winners of the 11th edition of the … Read the full press release

ENGIE and Nexity to develop future eco-campus in a wooded urban site near Paris

La Défense, France, 16-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE and Nexity have concluded a financial and technological partnership to acquire and transform together into an exemplary eco-district, a 9-hectares plot of industrial land at La Garenne-Colombes, in the Hauts-de-Seine department (92). This … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce becomes Bruce Power’s digital partner

LONDON, 13-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In a move that supports Bruce Power’s vision of providing reliable electricity to Ontario until 2064, Rolls-Royce has signed a memorandum of understanding to be Bruce Power’s digital partner. This new agreement expands the two companies’ … Read the full press release

Shell: The Blauwwind Consortium announces Financial Close on the Borssele III/IV wind farms in the Dutch North Sea

The Blauwwind Consortium today announced Financial Close on the Borssele III/IV wind farms in the Dutch North Sea. This sets in motion the construction and subsequent operation of 77 V164 9.5 megawatt (MW) turbines produced by MHI Vestas, with a … Read the full press release

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