Tag Archives: reducing CO2 emissions

NIB and Skanska Forge Path to Carbon Reduction with $75 Million Loan Deal

(IN BRIEF) The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and Skanska Financial Services AB have entered a six-year USD 75 million sustainability-linked loan agreement. This loan’s interest rate margin is tied to Skanska’s climate targets, including a 70% reduction in absolute GHG … Read the full press release

Austrian mobility technology company AVL expands its global test infrastructure for fuel cell and hydrogen technology with new state-of-the-art test center in Graz, Austria

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, Austria, 20-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — AVL, one of the world’s leading mobility technology companies for development, simulation and testing in the automotive industry, has announced the substantial expansion of its global test infrastructure for fuel cell and … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel to deploy photovoltaics installed on top of trucks to reduce CO2 emissions

Solar panels make electronic systems on trucks sustainable Monthly saving of up to 100 litres of fuel per truck Reducing a truck’s overall fuel consumption up to 6% annually (PRESS RELEASE) HELMOND, Netherlands, 24-Aug-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel (SWX: KNIN), one … Read the full press release

Kühne+Nagel will auf Lastwagen installierte Photovoltaikanlagen einsetzen, um CO2-Emissionen zu reduzieren

Sonnenkollektoren machen elektronische Systeme auf Lastwagen nachhaltig Monatliche Einsparung von bis zu 100 Liter Kraftstoff pro LKW Senkung des Gesamtkraftstoffverbrauchs eines Lkw um bis zu 6 % pro Jahr (PRESSEMITTEILUNG) HELMOND, Netherlands, 24-Aug-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Kühne+Nagel (SWX: KNIN), eines der … Read the full press release

Energy company E.ON and flat glass leader AGC partner over waste heat recovery and production of green power

Partners complete renewable power supply agreement in France Float glass plant in Seingbouse to be largely self-sufficient with green power from the sun and waste heat Construction of further photovoltaic plants with up to 20 megawatts capacity planned in Hungary … Read the full press release

New partnership between the industry and the academia to optimize the use of a novel amine scrubbing technology for carbon capture in the cement industry

Carbon capture by means of a new amine scrubbing process Goal is to reduce emissions in existing cement plants (PRESS RELEASE) ESSEN, 30-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — thyssenkrupp (ETR: TKA), a German multinational industrial engineering and steel production conglomerate, announces that … Read the full press release

SGS updates on its recycling activities on the occasion of the Global Recycling Day

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 18-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has announced that the company is joining people and organizations around the world in celebration of the Global Recycling Day, a day to recognize … Read the full press release

Corporate Knights names the Danish wind energy leader Vestas the world’s most sustainable company in its 2022 ranking

(PRESS RELEASE) AARHUS, 19-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CPH: VWS), a Danish global leader in sustainable energy solutions, has announced it has been named the world’s most sustainable company in the 18th annual ranking of the world’s … Read the full press release

Telefónica to present environmentally-friendly agriculture solutions at the Mobile World Congress

Telefónica comes to Mobile with a catalogue of proposals and real cases that highlight all that technology and digital transformation can do for the sustainability of the planet.  The company promotes the use of its IoT technology and big data … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa sets new milestone on its way to net-zero emission by 2050

Driven by this achievement, Siemens Gamesa doubles its CO2 savings within just one year to 80,000t CO2 annually The company meets its target five years ahead of its original schedule and advances in its roadmap to achieve net-zero emissions by … Read the full press release

Vattenfall strengthens position in public charging in Europe with deployment of further 8,000 charging stations in the Netherlands

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 4-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company, Vattenfall announces that it has won one of the bigger tenders for new charging networks in the Netherlands. The agreement includes the installation of up to 8,000 new charge … Read the full press release

Global Shapers Community’s Zurich Hub launched the first zero-emissions electric cab fleet in the Swiss city

Green Taxis, a new initiative of the Global Shapers Zurich Hub, promotes the use of green transportation Zurich Hub is part of the Global Shapers Community of more than 3,000 socially engaged Millennials in over 300 Hubs worldwide The Global … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics introduced its IC ultra low power energy harvester and battery charger

Highly efficient, ultra low-power energy harvester and battery charger enhances flexibility, simplifies design, extends application reach Geneva, Switzerland, 11-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, is opening new avenues for … Read the full press release

The European Commission found Greek state aid to four gas infrastructure projects in line with EU state aid rules

Brussels, Belgium, 16-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has found that aid to four projects aimed at improving and expanding the Greek gas network complies with EU state aid rules. These projects aim at increasing the gas transmission capacity and security … Read the full press release

Heineken N.V. releases its 2012 Sustainability Report and sets new 2015 targets

Amsterdam, 18-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Heineken N.V. (‘HEINEKEN’) today published its 2012 Sustainability Report. The report focuses on the Company’s efforts to manage the social and environmental impacts of its business in the fiscal year ending December 31, 2012. The full … Read the full press release

Audi is the first car manufacturer to have its LED technology certified by the European Commission

LED headlights from Audi verifiably improve fuel economy. That is why the European Commission is now certifying this technology 12-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Lighting systems have a tremendous effect on an automobile’s fuel economy. Conventional halogen units, for example, consume over … Read the full press release