Tag Archives: renewables

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

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

Pöyry won the Owner’s Engineering Services assignment for the pre-engineering phase for the planned biozin® production plant in Norway

VANTAA, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Biozin Holding AS has awarded Pöyry with the Owner’s Engineering Services assignment for the pre-engineering phase for the planned biozin® production plant in Norway. The new plant will convert biomass to liquid biocrude that will be … Read the full press release

EY Power transactions and trends Q1 2018: power and utilities deals reach all-time quarter high

Power and utilities deal value hits all-time quarter high of US$97b in Q1 2018 71% of sector executives expect to see a rise in deal activity within the next year Almost half (49%) of all sector deals announced in Q1 … Read the full press release

E.ON Climate & Renewables takes over the German activities of Kassel-based Vortex Energy

Expansion of onshore activities in Germany planned ESSEN, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — E.ON wants to produce more wind energy in Germany. To implement this strategy, E.ON Climate & Renewables is now taking over the German activities of Kassel-based Vortex Energy. … Read the full press release

WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson discussed the future of renewables in Europe at the German parliament

On Monday 18 April WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson participated in a lively discussion at the German parliament on the future of renewables in Europe. BRUSSELS, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dickson was speaking at the EUFORES (European Forum for Renewable Energy) workshop … Read the full press release

BMT launches advanced interactive asset data platform designed by offshore marine professionals for offshore marine professionals

Teddington, UK, 16-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BMT is proud to introduce BMT Deep, an advanced interactive asset data platform designed by offshore marine professionals for offshore marine professionals. BMT Deepdelivers deeper insights for enhanced asset performance management and is the product of over … Read the full press release

Iberdrola’s plans for 2018-2022: Ebitda will be between €11.5 billion and €12 billion at the end of the period

Bilbao, Spain, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ignacio Galán, the group’s Chairman, said: “Overall, the plan we are presenting today is fully consistent with our strategy over recent years, while seizing the opportunities provided by the new digital environment. In essence, it is … Read the full press release

Tetra Pak CEO Dennis Jönsson: EU’s Plastics Strategy is an important step towards a low-carbon Circular Economy

LAUSANNE, 22-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Tetra Pak pledges to support the European Commission’s Plastics Strategy, announced today as part of the EU Action Plan for a Circular Economy. The company will: Work with industry partners to ensure that by 2030, recycling … Read the full press release

Renewables: EBRD invests EUR28.3 million in bonds issued by Hellenic Petroleum

Bank invests €28.3 million in corporate bond by Hellenic Petroleum to support diversification LONDON, 27-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD has signed the first project under its new framework for renewable energy in Greece by subscribing to €28.3 million in bonds issued by Hellenic … 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

Unilever calls upon the European Member States to adopt more ambitious position on energy efficiency, renewables and climate change for the Paris UN COP in 2015

London / Rotterdam / Brussels, 15-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever, together with ten other companies, calls upon the European Member States to adopt an ambitious position on energy efficiency, renewables and climate change on 23 and 24 October, including a binding … Read the full press release

Press registration now open for European Wind Energy Association’s EWEA OFFSHORE 2013 conference on 19-21 November in Frankfurt, Germany

EU offshore wind industry needs regulatory stability and a post-2020 EU legislative framework Brussels, Belgium, 09-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Between € 90 billion and € 123 billion are needed by the European offshore wind energy industry to meet its 2020 target of … 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

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

EBRD opens €150M credit line to provide loans for energy efficiency and renewables, agriculture and female entrepreneurs in Turkey

New EBRD credit line will provide loans for energy efficiency and renewables, agriculture and female entrepreneurs in partnership with Turkey’s largest bank 21-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Turkey relies on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) for 80 per cent of its employment … Read the full press release

EIB €140m loan to finance wind farms in Lower Austria

Windpower in Austria: Energiepark Bruck receives EIB loan Bruck, 9-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a EUR 140 million loan to finance wind farms in Lower Austria. A first EUR 28 million instalment was signed today in Bruck by … Read the full press release