Tag Archives: renewable energy

Kalehan Murat awards basic design engineering services assignment for the Beyhan II Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant in Turkey to Pöyry

Vantaa, Finland, 05-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kalehan Murat Enerji Üretim A.S. has awarded Pöyry with the basic design engineering services assignment for the Beyhan II Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant (HPP) project in Turkey. The assignment includes preparation of basic design … Read the full press release

RenewableUK’s Hugh McNeal on MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s new facility at Fawley: powerful symbol of UK’s transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy

LONDON, 13-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — RenewableUK is highlighting today’s announcement by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind that it is opening a new plant at Fawley in Hampshire – on the site of a decommissioned oil-fired power station. The company is already manufacturing … Read the full press release

Lithuania to sell renewable energy to Luxembourg between 2018 and 2020

BRUSSELS, 27-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (26 October 2017) Lithuania and Luxembourg signed an agreement on a so-called statistical transfer of renewable energy. Under this agreement Lithuania will sell a specified amount of renewable energy to Luxembourg between 2018 and 2020. … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München officially put offshore wind farm Sandbank into operation

STOCKHOLM, 28-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The offshore wind farm Sandbank with an installed capacity of 288 megawatt (MW) is now officially inaugurated. It is the latest cooperation between Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) and the 72 wind energy plants will provide … Read the full press release

WindEurope: Corporate Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) show that renewables are maturing into market based solutions

BRUSSELS, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Google, Norsk Hydro and Facebook are leading the growing trend of major companies looking to secure reliable and competitive power from renewable energy and reduce the risks associated with fossil fuel-based power supply. 100 top companies … Read the full press release

Wind Power Becomes Leading Source of Renewable Energy

BRUSSELS, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (15 June 2017) we celebrate Global Wind Day. With over 500GW installed worldwide, wind power has become the leading source of new power generation in Europe and in many countries around the world. In 2016 … Read the full press release

WindEurope Urges Biomass Industry To Ensure Rigorous Accounting Methodology While Promoting Renewable Energy

WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson addressed the annual European Biomass Conference and Exhibition in Stockholm on 12 June. BRUSSELS, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On a panel with Paolo Frankl (Head of the Renewable Energy Division at the International Energy Agency) and Dana … Read the full press release

La Compagnie du Vent to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of ENGIE

La Défense, France, 05-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE and SOPER, respectively 59% and 41% shareholders of La Compagnie du Vent, announce the signing of a share sales agreement by which, once the usual conditions precedent are met, La Compagnie du Vent … Read the full press release

SGS to exhibit at the Offshore Mediterranean Conference and Exhibition in Ravenna, Italy

SGS will Exhibit at the Offshore Mediterranean Conference and Exhibition (OMC) from March 29 to 31, 2017. GENEVA, 01-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — OMC is an important conference and international exhibition for companies operating in the oil and gas and global energy … Read the full press release

Leading OEMs Meet to Discuss Electrification and 48V Architectures in Europe

70+ high-level speakers from the battery industry’s top OEMs, manufacturers, and forecasters Three days of in-depth discussions of key topics affecting the battery industry How 48V architecture can help the automotive industry tackle emission targets How Europe’s battery industry can … Read the full press release

University of Exeter Professor Lars Johanning to lead collaborative sustainable energy research with colleagues from China

EXETER, UK, 30-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the world’s leading Renewable Energy experts has received a prestigious international award, in recognition to his ground-breaking research into ocean energy and technology. Professor Lars Johanning, Professor of Ocean Technology at the University … Read the full press release

Aalborg University: CORPE accelerates transition to more renewable energy by developing necessary cheap and reliable power electronics

Key persons from companies in Japan, China, Germany, Italy and Sweden were in attendance when one of the major ventures in Danish energy research presented its first five years of results and future partnering opportunities at Aalborg University. AALBORG, 17-Nov-2016 … Read the full press release

Green Climate Fund to make initial USD 78.4m investment in Deutsche Asset Management’s fund for renewable energy access in Africa

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 21-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank welcomes the Green Climate Fund’s (GCF) decision to make an initial 78.4 million US dollars investment in Deutsche Asset Management’s fund for renewable energy access in Africa. Deutsche Bank further appreciates GCF’s … Read the full press release

Nine out of ten BKW customers relied solely on renewable energy since the beginning of this year

BERN, 25-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Nine out of ten BKW customers have been relying solely on renewable energy for their electricity needs since the beginning of this year. This has helped strengthen the position of hydroelectric power – a domestic renewable … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bahn to increase renewable energy share in the traction current mix of its rail transport services to 45%

“We have a special obligation,” says Management Board Member Ronald Pofalla DB customers travel 100 million green train-kilometers a year BERLIN, 29-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bahn has upped its climate protection targets for 2020. “We aim to cut specific CO2 … Read the full press release

ABB to power Metsä Group’s new bioproduct mill in Äänekoski, Finland

The first mill to operate fully free from fossil fuels will increase the share of renewable energy in Finland by more than two percent ZURICH, 19-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB will supply the complete power and process electrical systems for Metsä … Read the full press release

Enel in talks with Endesa Chile to jointly develop renewable generation projects in Chile

Enel undertakes to start negotiations with Endesa Chile to jointly develop renewable generation projects in Chile Enersis confirmed as the only investment vehicle of the Enel Group in Latin America, with the exception of renewables The precise exchange ratio was … Read the full press release

EBRD, IEA, FAO and Turkish Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources host workshop in Istanbul for energy efficiency, renewable energy and other low-carbon technologies

Turkish Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources hosts workshop for post-Soviet and southern and eastern Mediterranean countries LONDON, 19-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Energy efficiency, renewable energy and other low-carbon technologies are the focus of a joint workshop by the European … Read the full press release

wpd AG closed all the supply contracts for the Nordergründe offshore wind farm project

BREMEN, 25-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — wpd AG has closed all the supply contracts for the Nordergründe project. In addition, the Bremen wind farm developer and operator commissions the KfW IPEX Bank with the financing of the project using borrowed funds, … Read the full press release

AREVA and EVOPRO to formalize global cooperation in nuclear and renewable energy

PARIS, 9-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — AREVA and EVOPRO, a leading Hungarian engineering company specialized in industrial automation systems, have signed today a Memorandum of Understanding to formalize global cooperation in nuclear and renewable energy. The ceremony took place at Hungarian … Read the full press release

Smart-Holding’s pilot project in renewable energy sector Vin-Pellet biofuel pellet plant named Best Buildings and Facilities Constructed in Ukraine in 2013

Vinnitsa, Ukraine, 14-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Vin-Pellet biofuel pellet plant (Turbov village, Vinnitsa region) won the competition Best Buildings and Facilities Constructed in Ukraine in 2013 held annually by the State Architectural and Construction Inspectorate of Ukraine under the Ministry of Regional Development, Construction, Housing … Read the full press release

Sarepta Energi AS selected Ramboll for the procurement of turbines as well as civil electromechanical works for renewable energy projects along the coast of Trøndelag, Norway

Orestad, Denmark, 16-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Almost 500 wind turbines and their common grid connection are planned and permitted along the coast of Trøndelag. As the Owner’s Engineer, Ramboll plays a key role as the leading developer in the region gets ready to … Read the full press release

European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) comments on MEPs support for 2030 renewables target

MEPs have today reaffirmed their support for an ambitious climate and energy policy and their commitment to renewable energy by supporting three binding 2030 targets for renewables, greenhouse gas reductions and energy efficiency. Brussels, Belgium, 14-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Members of the … Read the full press release

Enel Green Power begins construction works on the new Dominica I wind farm in Mexico

Once constructed, the Dominica I plant, with an installed capacity of 100 MW, will be able to generate up to 260 GWh per year A total investment of approx. 196 million US dollars is expected to construct the plant Rome, … 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

IBERDROLA’s US subsidiary IBERDROLA RENEWABLES LLC started development of its 75.9 MW Wild Meadows wind farm project in New Hampshire, USA

The Company, which hopes to invest $150 million, expects to file for state approval in the coming months The Company recently approved a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Massachusetts utilities The  75.9 megawatt (MW) project could contribute $1.6 million … Read the full press release

The European Investment Bank lends €40M long-term loan to SREI Infrastructure Finance Limited (SREI) for renewable energy projects in India

16-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a EUR 40 million long-term loan to SREI Infrastructure Finance Limited (SREI), with the main purpose of financing investments that will help to mitigate climate change in India. The loan will … Read the full press release

P&T Group Luxembourg announced 2.1% increase in turnover for the financial 2012

In a difficult climate, the P&T Group ended the 2012 financial year with a 2.1% increase in turnover. Investments reached almost EUR 160 M. P&T Group, a prominent stakeholder in sustainable development, is keenly aware of its social, ethical and … Read the full press release

IBERDROLA to extend San Pedro hydroelectric power plant

Following commissioning of Santo Estevo II, in operation since February The Company will invest €52 million in the construction of the new plant During the next three years of construction, IBERDROLA will generate up to 190 direct jobs 8-7-2013 — … Read the full press release

Renewable energy private equity fund EnerCap closed EUR 50.56M debt financing for 42MW Croatia windfarm

Prague, 24-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EnerCap Power Fund, a private equity fund focusing on the renewable energy and environmental sectors in Central and Eastern Europe has closed the financing for the 42MW first phase of its Obrovac windfarm located in western … Read the full press release