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Iberdrola expanded its headcount with 5,600 people in 2021 despite health and economic turbulent times

36% of the jobs created are for people under 30 years of age With a presence in 40 countries, Iberdrola has a workforce of close to 40,000 professionals (PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 18-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Iberdrola (BME: IBE), a Spanish … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies and Amarenco top the ranking of developers by power won over the 13 slots of the AO CRE 4 ISB in France according Finergreen Analysis

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 13-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced the company through its joint venture with Amarenco, ranked #1 once again in the CRE 4 call for tenders, thus strengthening … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies to deliver decarbonized electricity to Prony Resources via 25-year renewable PPA

(PRESS RELEASE) NOUMEA, New Caledonia, 20-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced a partnership with Prony Resources New Caledonia, major supplier of nickel and cobalt used in the batteries of the … Read the full press release

Ship design consultancy OSD-IMT will integrate into ABL Group’s Longitude Engineering

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 15-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AqualisBraemar LOC Group, a leading independent global energy and marine consultancy, has announced it will integrate the ship design consultancy OSD-IMT into its company Longitude Engineering, provider of specialist design and engineering services … Read the full press release

Neste Corporation CEO Peter Vanacker to step down in June 2022

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 9-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), the world’s leading provider of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel and the 4th most sustainable company in the world, has announced the resignation of its CEO Peter Vanacker in … Read the full press release

Equinor to acquire 45% stake in Noriker, a UK battery storage developer

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 6-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (OSE:EQNR, NYSE:EQNR), an oil, gas, wind and solar energy company active in more than 30 markets globally, has announced the acquisition of a 45% stake in UK-based battery storage developer Noriker … Read the full press release

Allianz to invest in Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm by acquiring a minority stake

First renewables equity investment in offshore wind First renewables equity investment in the Netherlands Allianz is to acquire a 25.2% stake in the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid will be the largest offshore wind farm in … Read the full press release

Equinor: financial close on the third phase of what will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 2-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (OSE:EQNR, NYSE:EQNR), an oil, gas, wind and solar energy company active in more than 30 markets globally, has announced that Dogger Bank wind farm, what will become the world’s largest offshore … Read the full press release

Massive green hydrogen production facility in North East of England to deliver up to 500Mwe of hydrogen production ‎by 2030

HyGreen Teesside project targets 60MWe of ‘green’ hydrogen production by 2025‎ Together with bp’s already-proposed ‘blue’ hydrogen project (H2Teesside), HyGreen ‎Teesside strengthens Teesside as the UK’s leading hydrogen hub to decarbonize industry ‎and heavy transport HyGreen Teesside and H2Teesside together have the potential to … Read the full press release

Shell subsidiary in Australia acquires online energy retailer serving more than 185,000 customers

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 22-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Dutch Shell plc (AMS: RDSA), a Dutch-British multinational oil and gas company, has announced that its subsidiary in Australia Shell Energy Operations Pty Ltd will acquire Powershop Australia, an online energy … Read the full press release

Schroders Capital takes over Cairn Real Estate, a Dutch real estate fund and asset management firm

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 11-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Schroders Capital, one of Europe’s largest real estate managers, has announced the acquisition of Cairn Real Estate, a real estate fund and asset management business based in the Netherlands with €1.3 billion¹ of … Read the full press release

ENGIE and Crédit Agricole Assurances buy 97.33% stake of Eolia Renovables from Alberta Investment Management Corporation

(PRESS RELEASE) LA DÈFENSE, 11-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE (EPA: ENGI), a French multinational utility company active in  electricity, natural gas and energy markets, and Crédit Agricole Assurances, Europe’s leading bancassurer, have announced the acquisition of 97.33% stake of Eolia … Read the full press release

Lightsource bp enters Polish solar market through 757MWp co-development deal

If fully-developed the projects would create a total investment of €500 million. (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 19-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Lightsource bp, a global leader in the development and management of solar energy announces that it has secured its first projects … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies’ newly opened UK Offshore Wind Hub in Aberdeen to help its staff transition from oil and gas to offshore wind

TotalEnergies opens UK offshore wind hub in Aberdeen ScotWind partners announce £140m initiative for Scottish industry Partners aim for high level of Scottish local content (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 18-Oct-2021— /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil … Read the full press release

New whitepaper on Africa’s electricity landscape released at the 2021 Sustainable Development Impact Summit: Decarbonization, Decentralization, Digitalization

Africa’s developing nations need investment in renewable energy solutions to fight climate change But, emissions reduction strategies must be balanced with vital needs for economic growth and stability Many cases will require financing for low carbon energy solutions and transition … Read the full press release

Leading renewable energy executive Anja-Isabel Dotzenrath to join bp in early 2022

Brings strategic vision and deep operational experience from running major renewables companies A proven leader who has grown and integrated businesses Turned RWE Renewables into one of the world’s largest renewable power companies and the second largest offshore wind player (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 14-Sep-2021 — … Read the full press release

Equinor aims at reducing net carbon intensity with 20% by 2030 and 40% by 2035

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 15-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (OSE:EQNR, NYSE:EQNR), an oil, gas, wind and solar energy active in more than 30 markets globally, has announced its strategy to accelerate the company’s transition while growing cash flow and returns. … Read the full press release

Vestas divests its tower manufacturing facility in Pueblo, Colorado to CS Wind

(PRESS RELEASE) AARHUS, 3-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Danish manufacturer, seller, installer, and servicer of wind turbines, Vestas announces the divestiture of its tower manufacturing facility in Pueblo, Colorado, the last tower factory that it owns and operates. This transaction reflects … Read the full press release

Lightsource bp to co-develop solar projects in Portugal with local company INSUN

1.35GW of local solar projects identified through co-development partnership The investment will be deployed over six years Over 3000 green jobs could be created in the regions of Moura, Castelo Branco, Mogadouro Chamusca and Viseu (PRESS RELEASE) LISBON, 28-May-2021 — … 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

Cosmetics company Lumene reduces greenhouse gas emissions from its manufacturing process by up to 90% by switching to renewable fuel oil from Neste

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 26-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste announces that Finnish cosmetics company Lumene has introduced Neste MY Non-Road Diesel™ at its factory in Kauklahti, Espoo, Finland, replacing the fossil fuel oil previously used at the factory. In early 2021 … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa to install four wind farms in Italy for Alerion Clean Power

Contracts cover three wind farms in the Puglia region with a total capacity of 62 MW and one in Campania for 35 MW The four wind farms will supply enough clean energy to power 80,000 households and prevent the annual … 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

New 62 MW deal in Sweden for Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform

(PRESS RELEASE) ZAMUDIO, 9-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa announces new agreement with Tekniska verken for the supply of its Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform in two adjacent sites in the Sunne region of Sweden. The strength of the onshore powerhouse … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa included in Carbon Disclosure Project’s 2020 Supplier Engagement Leaderboard

A company’s environmental responsibility and reputation no longer ends at its organizational boundaries but encompasses its entire value chain. (PRESS RELEASE) ZAMUDIO, 9-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa announces that its efforts to decarbonize its supply chain has been recognized … Read the full press release

Total’s entire power consumption in U.S. now fully covered by green electricity

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 5-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Total (EPA: FP), a French multinational broad energy company, has announced it will add 2.2GW to its U.S. solar portfolio. The addition comes after the acquisition of a development pipeline of 2.2 GW … Read the full press release

Consortium aims at producing hydrogen from wind and solar power in Hamburg

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 22-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a leading European energy company aiming at fossil free living within one generation, has announced it is part of a consortium together with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), Shell and municipal company Wärme … Read the full press release

Enel S.p.A. sees its Moody’s rating upgraded

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 15-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel S.p.A. (BIT: ENEL), an Italian multinational energy company, has announced that Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded its long-term rating of Enel S.p.A. to “Baa1” from the previous level of “Baa2” while the … Read the full press release

DNV GL assessed the operational portfolio of independent renewable power producer T-Solar in Spain and Italy as part of the company’s preparation for potential investors

DNV GL’s vendors due diligence evaluated the operational portfolio of T-Solar in Spain and Italy with a total of forty-five existing photovoltaic projects totalling 173.8 MW of installed capacity and 1,287 MW of installed capacity in pipeline projects Due Diligence … Read the full press release