Tag Archives: renewable electricity

New DRI and EAF installations in Gijón to reduce carbon emissions at ArcelorMittal’s Spanish operations

New DRI and EAF installations in Gijón will reduce carbon emissions at the company’s Spanish operations by approximately 50%. The DRI installation in Gijón will also enable ArcelorMittal Sestao to be the world’s first full-scale zero carbon-emissions¹ steel plant. (PRESS … Read the full press release

Enel Green Power España to supply 270 GWh/year renewable power to Johnson & Johnson

Enel Green Power España, has signed a 10-year Pan-European Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) with Johnson & Johnson for the supply of 270 GWh/year of renewable power, starting in January 2023 The power supply will be produced by a hybrid … Read the full press release

Lightsource bp secures planning approval for Wellington North solar farm in ‎New South Wales, Australia ‎

The solar farm is adjacent to Lightsource bp’s 200MWdc Wellington solar farm which is ‎currently under construction. Once operational, the solar hub with a combined installed ‎capacity of 600MWdc could become the state’s largest solar project Lightsource bp’s solar hub … 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

Aviva commits to become a Net Zero carbon emissions company by 2040

Aviva takes on the most demanding target of any major insurance company in the world today (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 1-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational insurance company Aviva announces its plan to become a Net Zero carbon emissions company by … 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

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

Vodafone Group CEO Nick Read: today we have pledged to become fully ‘net zero’ by 2040

(PRESS RELEASE) BERKSHIRE, 23-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone (LON: VOD), a British multinational leader in technology communications, has announced today that it committed to reducing the company’s total global carbon emissions to ‘net zero’ by 2040. In addition, the group … Read the full press release

Novartis signs 10 year 78 MW renewable Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) with Enel Green Power

The energy will be generated by the 179.9 MW TICO Wind Farm, located in the Spanish province of Zaragoza, Enel Green Power will be a “Green Enabler” for Novartis, supporting the company along its environmental sustainability journey (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, … Read the full press release

Hydrogen for mobility: Alstom to help foster the development of hydrogen technologies in Spain

Hydrogen trains have proven their commercial viability. Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, Holland and Austria already have initiatives to incorporate hydrogen in mobility In Spain, there are 5,000 km of non-electrified tracks where diesel trains run (PRESS RELEASE) SAINT-OUEN, 12-Nov-2020 — … 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

Bosch to source renewable electricity from Vattenfall as part of a new 12-year PPA agreement

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 5-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, Swedish Gov owned multinational power company, has announced it has signed an agreement with Bosch, German multinational engineering and technology company, for the supply of solar power in northern Germany. The corporate … Read the full press release

Decarbonisation: Leading energy stakeholders in Europe launch “Choose Renewable Hydrogen” campaign

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 25-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading European stakeholders active in the entire spectrum of the energy sector as EDP, Enel, Iberdrola, Vestas, among others, have announced they are launching new major initiative called “Choose Renewable Hydrogen” aimed at … Read the full press release

Total to acquire Energías de Portugal’s portfolio of 2.5 million customers and two gas-fired combined cycle power plants

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 18-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational integrated oil and gas company Total has announced it is acquiring the portfolio of 2.5 million B2C customers and two gas-fired combined cycle power plants from Energías de Portugal. Combined the … Read the full press release

Total awarded over 135 MW of solar projects in the seventh round of the French Energy Regulatory Commission tender

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 22-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Total, through Total Quadran, a wholly-owned affiliate dedicated to developing and producing renewable energy in France, was awarded with 131 megawatt-peak (MWp) of solar projects – or 20% of the total up for … Read the full press release

Total to help one of Thailand’s largest food companies shrink its carbon footprint

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 6-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Total to provide 25 megawatt-peak (MWp) of solar rooftops for 24 facilities of Betagro. The binding contract was signed through its affiliate Total Solar Distributed Generation. Betagro is one of the largest food … Read the full press release

Caisse des Dépôts’ Banque des Territoires buys 50 per cent equity stake in Total Quadran portfolio of solar and wind energy for EUR 150 million

Caisse des Dépôts' Banque des Territoires buys 50 per cent equity stake in Total Quadran for EUR 150 million

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 29-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading energy player Total has just announced that Banque des Territoires (Caisse des Dépôts) will acquire a 50% equity stake in Total Quadran’s portfolio of solar and wind energy assets in France for … Read the full press release

Unilever: Renewable is doable: we now source 100% renewable electricity across five continents

Unilever: Renewable is doable: we now source 100% renewable electricity across five continents

Unilever advances on its RE100 goal: now sourcing 100% renewable electricity across five continents (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON/ROTTERDAM, 16-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever announced that it is making further progress on its RE100 goal as it works to become a ‘carbon … Read the full press release

Equinor announces its second offshore wind lease in the United States

Equinor has been declared the provisional winner of one of the three leases offered in the US government’s wind lease sale for an area offshore the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Stavanger, Norway, 17-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor submitted a winning bid of … Read the full press release

Brett Martin now procuring renewable electricity from a solar installation funded and developed by Lightsource BP

LONDON, 10-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Brett Martin, one of NI’s most successful independent manufacturing companies announced that they are now procuring renewable electricity from a solar installation funded and developed by Lightsource BP, a global leader in the solar industry. Lightsource … Read the full press release

Vattenfall announced all 80 foundations at DanTysk offshore wind farm are now installed

After nine months of construction, the last of the 80 foundations for the DanTysk offshore wind farm has been installed.  Stockholm, Sweden, 13-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — After nine months of construction, the last of the 80 foundations for the DanTysk offshore wind … Read the full press release