Category Archives: Spain

Press Releases & News from Spain distributed via EuropaWire

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

European research project successfully demonstrates laser structuring of large surface areas to produce materials with fluid repellent and anti-bacterial effects

(PRESS RELEASE) PARMA, 23-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The EU TresClean project has successfully completed its mission to demonstrate that tailored surfaces replicating the types of organic structures found in nature can produce beyond state-of-the-art fluid-repellent and antibacterial surfaces. The project … Read the full press release

Over 500 startups participated in Restarting Together global challenge offering solutions that will drive recovery post Covid-19

More than 500 startups from 59 countries signed up for the challenge aimed at accelerating economic and social recovery following Covid-19 The nine most promising solutions were evaluated by a jury of innovation experts during a Digital Pitch Day held … Read the full press release

EQT to support idealista’s next stage of growth

EQT IX to acquire the leading online real estate classifieds platform in Southern Europe idealista (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 10-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The EQT IX fund announces that it has agreed to invest in idealista (“the Company”) by acquiring majority … Read the full press release

Galata Chemicals to produce Tin Stabilizers and Intermediates at Dahej, India

(PRESS RELEASE) LAMPERTHEIM, Germany, 3-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Galata Chemicals, a leading global producer of plastic additives, announced the commissioning of its newest Tin Stabilizer production facility in Dahej, India. This facility will produce Methyl, Butyl, and Octyl Tin Stabilizers, … 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

2020: SEAT’s 70th anniversary: From Barcelona 92 Olympics’ electric SEAT Toledo to 1982’s SEAT Panda “Papamóvil”

(PRESS RELEASE) MARTORELL, 10-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Spanish automobile manufacturer SEAT, part of Volkswagen Group, has announced it is celebrating its 70th anniversary during 2020. The automaker’s rich history includes 70 years of ingenious approach: peculiar cars, for celebrities, for … Read the full press release

Telefónica and Axiata partner over cybersecurity, cloud, IoT/Big Data

The two companies join forces in a strategic partnership under the Telefónica Partners Program The agreement leverages on the companies’ footprints in Asia, Europe and Latin America and the growing demand of these services in these regions It focuses on … Read the full press release

Bankinter resultados 1S 2020: cifras de ingresos récord; la inversión crediticia crece un 7%

El beneficio del Grupo se reduce un 64,7% debido a las provisiones extraordinarias de 192,5 millones de euros para afrontar el cambio de escenario macroeconómico y por la ausencia de los extraordinarios de 2019. La inversión crediticia crece un 7%, … 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

CUPRA’s new touring racecar the CUPRA Leon Competición to debut this coming weekend at the 2020 TCR Italy

CUPRA completes construction of the first CUPRA Leon Competición units The new model makes its debut this coming weekend at the 2020 TCR Italy Defending champion Salvatore Tavano will be at the wheel of the CUPRA touring racecar (PRESS RELEASE) … Read the full press release

Generali pays tribute to its 150,000 plus agents through its first ever global advertising campaign

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 13-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Italian insurance company, Generali announces the launch of its first-ever Global Advertising Campaign in its 189-year history. The campaign celebrates and empowers Generali’s 150,000 agents, illustrating how Generali is a true Lifetime Partner … Read the full press release

Infineon and Ingeteam: EV now only needs to stop for a minimum of 10 minutes for an 80 percent battery charge

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH/ BILBAO, 8-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German semiconductor manufacturer Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) and Spanish power conversion firm Ingeteam have announced they will partner over superfast electric vehicle (EV) charging. According to the companies, … Read the full press release

Bankinter ya es neutral en carbono

El banco fue el primer banco en calcular su huella de CO2 en 2009 y consiguió la neutralidad de su huella en el mercado español en 2018 que ahora extiende a otros mercados. (PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 3-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

The CLH Group announces renewal of its ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and ISO 27001 certifications

The annual audits posed an additional challenge as they were carried out during the state of emergency and lockdown The adaptation from OSHAS 18001 to the new stricter ISO 45001 standard was also carried out (PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 25-Jun-2020 — … Read the full press release

DerbySoft Expands Metasearch Coverage for Hotels Around the World

(PRESS RELEASE) DALLAS, Texas, U.S.A., 24-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DerbySoft, the leader in high-performance digital marketing and distribution services for the hotel industry, today announced the launch of DSCP, a new solution for hotels and agencies to reach missing or … Read the full press release

Palette Life Sciences Announces European Distribution Expansion for Deflux® and Solesta® for More Than Twenty Countries Through Five Leading Distributors and Direct Sales Effort

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN / SANTA BARBARA, CALIF., USA, 15-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Palette Life Sciences, a fully integrated global life sciences company dedicated to improving patient outcomes, today announced global distribution expansion for two of Palette’s products, Deflux and … Read the full press release

Google Cloud and Telefónica team up to accelerate Spain’s digital transformation and advance 5G mobile edge computing

The agreement signals a firm commitment by both companies to boost the digitalization of companies, support Spain’s public administration and aid the economic recovery of the country post-Covid-19. Google Cloud announces plans to launch a cloud region in Spain that … Read the full press release

SEAT to unveil the new SEAT Ateca 2020

The new SEAT Ateca 2020 brings a design evolution to the compact SUV thanks to its more emotional exterior design language and its updated interior The compact SUV offers a fully connected user experience for customers The new SEAT Ateca … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa announces first firm offshore order in France

Siemens Gamesa has received the firm order from Ailes Marines, an affiliate of Iberdrola, to supply and build the 496 MW Bay of Saint Brieuc offshore wind power plant 62 SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines to be used; firm order … Read the full press release

wpd signs Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Colorado based Ball Corporation for its Corralnuevo wind farm

(PRESS RELEASE) BREMEN, 28-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German developer and operator of onshore and offshore wind farms wpd has announced it achieved a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for its project company for the onshore wind farm project “Corralnuevo” with the … Read the full press release

The new Siemens Gamesa SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine will be deployed in 300 MW project in Taiwan

New SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine is intended to be used for the 300 MW Hai Long 2 project Further discussions ongoing regarding deploying the turbine for the rest of the 1,044 MW Hai Long pipeline Siemens Gamesa’s manufacturing … 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

COVID-19 crisis: Iberdrola Spain Foundation to cook 90,000 meals for charity in Madrid and Biscay

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 22-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Spanish multinational electric utility company Iberdrola through its foundation (Iberdrola Spain Foundation) is taking steps to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 crisis by going to cook 90,000 meals for charity. The initiative … Read the full press release

Minsait and Bankia to develop AI-based tools to improve customer experience and security in the financial institutions

(PRESS RELEASE) ALCOBENDAS, Spain, 19-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Minsait, an Indra company, and Bankia have signed an agreement to develop tools that can prevent, detect and contain trends or patterns of fraud and cybersecurity anomalies through artificial intelligence. Both with … Read the full press release

SEAT Apprentice School to welcome talents virtually on 20 May 2020

YouTube professor and the company’s Ambassador for Education and Youth Empowerment, David Calle, will be the master of ceremonies on May 20th Young people interested in studying at the Apprentice School next term will learn first-hand what a student’s day-to-day … 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

BBVA and the IMDEA Software Institute to explore application of advanced cryptographic techniques in the financial sector

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 4-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BBVA and the IMDEA Software Institute team up on the development of advanced cryptographic techniques. A joint framework to research the use of this technology in the development of digital solutions was created … Read the full press release

European electricity TSOs COVID-19 declaration: electricity remains more than ever crucial for daily life, health services and more generally to all critical activities

European TSOs COVID-19 declaration

(PRESS RELEASE) EUROPE, 22-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The CEOs (François BROTTES, RTE; Gerhard CHRISTINER, APG; Luigi FERRARIS, TERNA; Roberto GARCIA, REE; Klaus KLEINEKORTE, AMPRION, CTO; Chris PEETERS, ELIA Group; Manon van BEEK, TENNET; Yves ZUMWALD, SWISSGRID) of the high-voltage system … Read the full press release

CASA SEAT celebrates Saint George’s Day with a virtual rose designed exclusively by Conrad Roset

(PRESS RELEASE) MARTORELL, 20-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — CASA SEAT launches an initiative to commemorate Saint George’s Day and is helping people celebrate and enjoy this important date in a participatory and innovative way. Through the CASA SEAT website at no … Read the full press release