Tag Archives: renewable energy

Total and Engie: 5 innovations with no precedent for Europe in France’s largest renewable hydrogen production site

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 13-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Total (EPA: FP), French broad energy company with focus on fuels, natural gas and electricity, and Engie (EPA: ENGI), a French multinational electric utility company active in the electricity, natural gas and energy … Read the full press release

Electriq Global and GVG Oil Trade B.V. to partner in fuelling Passenger Canal Boats with Electriq Fuel

Electriq Global and GVG Oil Trade B.V. to partner in fuelling Passenger Canal Boats with Electriq Fuel

The parties will collaborate in enabling zero-emissions electrified canal boats to be powered with Electriq Global’s Hydrogen-Rich Fuel in compliance with the Amsterdam municipality zero-emission requirements (PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 4-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Electriq Global, a provider of Hydrogen-Rich, Zero-Emissions … Read the full press release

EBRD supports Albania’s plans to launch its first wind power plants tender

First wind power plants tender in Albania to be launched EBRD and Swiss SECO support preparation of groundbreaking move Albania to diversify energy supply, attract investment and increase resilience to climate change (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 29-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — European … Read the full press release

Brazilian renewable energy platform Essentia Energia places record order for Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform

São Vitor Wind Farm is expected to be commissioned by the end of 2022 and will consist of 75 SG 5.8-170 turbines, boasting one of the largest rotors on the onshore market Deal is largest ever for the Siemens Gamesa … Read the full press release

Construction to start on world’s largest solar plant located in ABU Dhabi

(PRESS RELEASE) ABU DHABI, UAE, 22-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The EDF Renewables – Jinko Power consortium formed by global leaders in renewable energy, EDF Renewables and Jinko Power HK, has successfully reached the financial closing for the 2 GW Al … Read the full press release

Enel Green Power strengthens position as the leading renewable Independent Power Producer (IPP) in South Africa with operational commencement of Nxuba wind farm

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME/ JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 22-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Enel Group’s South African renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power RSA (EGP RSA) announces that its 140 MW Nxuba wind farm in the Eastern Cape province has successfully reached … Read the full press release

Electriq Global will launch its Zero Emissions, Hydrogen-Rich Fuel in the Netherlands by powering passenger canal boats with an Electriq PowerPack in compliance with the Amsterdam municipality requirement that all passenger vessels will be emission-free from 2025

Electriq Fuel Demonstrator Canal Boat

To comply with the Amsterdam municipality requirements, all passenger vessels sailing the Amsterdam canals are required to be emission-free as of 2025. Electriq and Boot10 pave the path to compliance (PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 21-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Electriq Global, a … Read the full press release

British Gas and Vauxhall to offer 30k miles of free electricity to Corsa-e customers

British Gas to offer free chargers with expert installation by their engineers to Vauxhall EV customers Vauxhall Corsa-e customers will also get 30k worth of free miles paid as a credit on their electricity account with a British Gas time … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics declares ambitious sustainability targets

The semiconductor company to become Carbon Neutral by 2027 (PRESS RELEASE)GENEVA, 9-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational electronics and semiconductor leader, STMicroelectronics announces its goal to become carbon neutral by 2027, the earliest date anticipated for any semiconductor company globally. ST’s … Read the full press release

Vattenfall’s Continental Power Trading Director Marcus Bokermann appointed new Chairman of European Federation of Energy Traders

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 8-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall announces its first representative ever to chair Europe’s main association for energy traders. In November, Marcus Bokerman, who oversees Vattenfall power trading activities in Continental Europe, has been appointed new Chairman of … Read the full press release

LafargeHolcim invests more than 90M EUR in waste heat recovery systems in India

Thermal heat electricity part of reducing energy-related emissions by 65% by 2030 Builds on company’s partnerships with power producers worldwide to accelerate use of renewable energy (PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 3-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in building materials and solutions … Read the full press release

Energy transition: NIB supports modernisation and contruction of new hydropower plant in Finland

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 2-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB announces that it has signed a 10-year loan agreement of EUR 10 million with Finnish Kuurnan Voima Oy. The funds will be used to reburbish Kuurna hydropower plant and to build Laurinvirta … 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

One of world’s fastest supercomputers will run on 100 percent fossil free hydro power from Vattenfall

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 16-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a Swedish multinational power company owned by the Government of Sweden, has announced that LUMI, one of the fastest supercomputers in the world, will from next year run on 100 percent fossil … Read the full press release

Hydro Volt pilot recycling plant for used electric car batteries receives support from Enova

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 10-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro announces that its joint venture with Northvolt for planned pilot plant for recycling used electric car batteries from the Norwegian car market will receive more than 4 million EUR (NOK 43.5 million) … Read the full press release

Hydro’s low-carbon aluminium and expertise selected for Arksen’s sustainable vessel project

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 4-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro, aluminium and renewable energy company, has been selected by UK-based marine adventure company Arksen to provide low-carbon aluminium and aluminium expertise for its sustainable vessel design. The partnership with aluminium producer Hydro … 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

Sumitomo Corporation Europe Limited and NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS sign Memorandum of Understanding

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, UK / BERGEN, Norway, 21-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Sumitomo Corporation Europe Limited (SCEU) and the Norwegian research institute, NORCE, have signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which strengthens the two organisations’ commitment to ongoing collaboration in … Read the full press release

DNV GL’s GreenPowerMonitor ranked #1 in Wood Mackenzie’s “Global solar PV monitoring update 2020”

#1 position among global independent software vendors (PRESS RELEASE) ARNHEM, 7-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has announced its GreenPowerMonitor (GPM) has been ranked #1, with 34 GW of … Read the full press release

Ørsted and Yara partner to replace fossil hydrogen with renewable hydrogen in the production of ammonia

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 5-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara (OTCMKTS: YARIY), a Norwegian chemical company leader in the production of fertilizers, has announced it will partner with Ørsted (CPH: ORSTED), the world’s leading offshore wind developer, over developing a pioneering project … Read the full press release

VINCI in negotiations to acquire Grupo ACS’s “Industrial Services” division

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 2-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI announces that it has presented a non-binding proposal to Grupo ACS to form the basis of negotiations for the acquisition of Grupo ACS’s “Industrial Services” division, whose controlling holding company is “ACS … Read the full press release

Study: how urban landscapes of tomorrow can achieve environmental sustainability, social inclusion and economic competitiveness

Enel is strongly committed to circular cities with several projects worldwide, mainly in the domains of electric mobility, storage, renewables, energy efficiency, smart grids, public lighting, building management (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 25-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel (BIT: ENEL), an Italian … Read the full press release

Henkel signs major virtual PPA in Texas aimed at covering the company’s entire electricity demand in the US

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 14-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel (ETR: HEN3), leading chemical and consumer goods company, has announced it has signed a large-scale virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with a new wind farm in Bee County, Texas on its way … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ’s Francis turbine generator units selected to be used for hydroelectric plant in Kutehr, India

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 20-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Austrian plant engineering group, ANDRITZ has been selected by a JSW Energy Limited subsidiary, JSW Energy (Kutehr) Limited, to supply the electro-mechanical equipment for the Kutehr hydroelectric plant (240 MW) located on the … Read the full press release

Siemens Energy to provide green hydrogen production solution for hydrogen fueling station in Beijing

Siemens Energy and State Power Investment Corporation Limited promote the use and development of renewable hydrogen in China (PRESS RELEASE) BEIJING, China, 19-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens group’s global energy arm Siemens Energy (Siemens Gas and Power GmbH & Co. … Read the full press release

DNV GL completes technical due diligence of Spain’s largest single wind farm on behalf of Banco de Sabadell and Bankia

The Gecama wind farm will provide clean energy to approximately 260,000 Spanish households (PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 13-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body and part of Det Norske Veritas Holding … Read the full press release

DNV GL report: we must transition to a clean energy future faster, much faster

Call for 10 times more solar power and five times more wind power, as well as a 50-fold increase in battery production for the 50 million electric vehicles needed every year for the next 10 years (PRESS RELEASE) ARNHEM, The … Read the full press release

Iberdrola 1H-2020: €1.84 billion net profit; reaffirms its guidance for the end of the year

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 22-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Spanish multinational electric utility company Iberdrola has announced its first half of 2020 results including guidance for the entire 2020. Commenting on the results, Ignacio Galán, CEO of Iberdrola, said that the company … Read the full press release

LBBW and KfW IPEX-Bank to fund the expansion of Karaburun wind farm in Turkey

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 16-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German banks Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) and KfW IPEX-Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of KfW, will provide funding for the expansion of the Karaburun wind farm located just near by Izmir in Turkey. The … Read the full press release