Category Archives: Spain

Press Releases & News from Spain distributed via EuropaWire

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy signs O&M agreement with Pattern Energy’s Panhandle Wind 1 fleet in Texas

ZAMUDIO, Spain, 22-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy signs agreement with Pattern Energy for its 218-MW Panhandle Wind 1 facility which consist of 118 units of 1.85-87 MW GE wind turbines. The agreement covers four years of operations … Read the full press release

Stadler to supply 60 new locomotives to Finland’s VR Group

VALENCIA, 18-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Stadler to supply 60 new diesel-electric locomotives to Finland’s VR Group. The new locomotives will improve the operational efficiency in marshaling yards, freight terminals and on nonelectrified lines which make up 45 percent of the … Read the full press release

Streamlining adoption of high-speed and high-resolution surface texturing delivered with the Prometheus project

This three-year program brings together leading research and industrial organizations to allow the broad manufacturing of materials with low-friction, oleophobic and hydrophobic properties PORTO SALVO, 4-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Prometheus’ project will bridge the existing gap between niche and mainstream … Read the full press release

Abengoa advances on the new Lagoh shopping and family leisure center project in Andalusia

SEVILLE, 3-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Abengoa marks first year since the electromechanical installations awarding of the new Lagoh shopping and family leisure center in the area of Palmas Altas in Seville. Works in the shopping center are being carried out … Read the full press release

Safety-critical positioning for autonomous driving: with ESCAPE the first fully integrated device is on its way

BARCELONA, Spain, 19-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Autonomous driving is the hot topic of todays’ mobility and transportation world. Safety is the most fundamental requirement and, at the same time, the greatest concern about autonomous driving applications.  The major perceived concern … Read the full press release

España arrasa con la competencia y es nombrado como el país ideal para estudiar en el extranjero

El primer ranking de este tipo revela lo que estudiantes internacionales buscan como destino para estudiar en el extranjero ESTOCOLMO, Suecia, 19-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — España consigue el primer puesto como mejor destino para estudiar en Europa, en un ranking … Read the full press release

Airbus takes its entire range of commercial aircraft, defence, space and helicopter products and services to 2019’s LIMA air show in Langkawi, Malaysia

LANGKAWI, Malaysia, 18-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus to exhibit its entire range of commercial aircraft, defence, space and helicopter products and services at this year’s LIMA air show in Langkawi, Malaysia. Indeed, Airbus will be the largest international exhibitor at … Read the full press release

The Auchan Retail, Casino Group, METRO, DIA new alliance called Horizon International Services now officially active

PARIS, 6-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The new alliance, Horizon International Services, formed by the major retailers Auchan Retail, Casino Group, METRO and DIA, originally announced in June 2018, has already received the applicable approvals from the competition authorities. The alliance … Read the full press release

New EUR 93 million logistics hub of DHL Express in Madrid will strengthen ecommerce between Europe and Latin America

MADRID / BONN, 27-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Express has just opened its new hub at Barajas Adolfo Suarez Airport in Madrid following an investment of 93 million euros. The company’s expansion will help strengthen the position of Madrid as … Read the full press release

Gfk: Smartphones, mobile phones and wearables still the powerhouse in the $1.2 trillion technical consumer goods (TCG) market

NUREMBERG, 22-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New study released today by Gfk has seen 44 percent share of smartphones, mobile phones and wearables in the $1.2 trillion technical consumer goods (TCG) market. The report is released on the occasion of the Mobile World … Read the full press release

CaixaBank reports nearly 50% increase of the money loaned to the hotel industry in Spain for 2018 YoY

BARCELONA, 19-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — CaixaBank has just released information about its loan exposition to the Spanish hotel industry for 2018. According to data from the bank, it has loaned 2,186 billion euros to the hotel industry in Spain during 2018, which represents 46% … Read the full press release

Hamburg Commercial Bank invests in second broadband and optic fibre project in Spain

HAMBURG/KIEL, 13-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Hamburg Commercial Bank participates in EUR 100 million financing for the Spanish company Adamo Telecom Iberia S.A.U. The allocated resource by the bank is EUR 30 million taking part in the deal as a lead arranger and structuring … Read the full press release

Top Employer’s recognition for SEAT comes as a beacon for attracting external talent

MARTORELL, 31-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — SEAT’s recognition as a Top Employer in Spain consolidates the company’s commitment to the professional development of its more than 15,000 employees. Top Employer has given the car maker its seal of approval for the fifth … Read the full press release

REVEALED: Experts reveal the best dates to book your summer holiday in Spain

Save you HUNDREDS on your summer holiday in Spain with these travel hacks MALAGA / LONDON, 29-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — As the dark mornings and nights drag on, it is no wonder that January is the busiest month for booking … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa will supply 36 units of its SG 3.4-132 wind turbine for the Voltalia wind project in Brazil

Siemens Gamesa will supply 36 units of its SG 3.4-132 wind turbine model with a flexible power rating of 3.55 MW These wind turbines will be commissioned in 2020 ZAMUDIO, 25-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) recently signed … Read the full press release

SENER solidifies standing as a European leader in projects to regasify and store cryogenic products with a new ethylene terminal project in France

GETXO, 23-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — SENER leads the consortium of a turnkey contract to build an ethylene storage and regasification terminal in Fos-sur-Mer (region of Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur, France) after signing an agreement with the French chemical company Kem One, owner of the … Read the full press release

La demanda de gas natural en España bate récord: 16 de enero, los 1.540 GWh, la cifra más alta desde el 5 diciembre de 2017

El consumo de gas natural en España alcanza los 1.540 GWh, el valor más alto desde 2017 Este récord se debe principalmente a los efectos de las bajas temperaturas y a una alta demanda de gas natural para generación de electricidad, … Read the full press release

Madhya Pradesh Urban Development Company selects Abengoa for the design, construction, operation and maintenance for 10 years of two wastewater treatment plants in Central India

They have the capacity to treat almost 10,000 m3/d of wastewater. The total value of both projects is around 10 M€. SEVILLE, 10-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Abengoa (MCE: ABG/P:SM), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the … Read the full press release

CLH Aviación’s subsidiary CLH Panamá starts its operations at the Marcos A. Gelabert International Airport in Panama

In 2017 the subsidiary of CLH Aviación was awarded the operation of five other airports in the country, specifically Tocumen, Panamá Pacífico, Río Hato-Scarlett Martinez, Enrique Jiménez de Colón and Enrique Malek CLH Panamá has started operation, maintenance and into-plane … Read the full press release

Iberdrola installed 10.7 million digital meters in Spain to digitise its distribution network

As a result of the Star project, with an investment of €2 billion, 10.7 million digital meters have been installed and provide remote management and automation capabilities to 90,000 transformation centres BILBAO, 28-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Iberdrola has completed the process … Read the full press release

CAF Rail Australia: Great River City Light Rail consortium awarded Supply, Operate and Maintain contract for the Parramatta Light Rail Project

Beasain, Spain, 21-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CAF has been awarded the Supply, Operate and Maintain contract for the Parramatta Light Rail Project (Stage 1), as part of the Great River City Light Rail consortium, including CAF Rail Australia and Transdev Australasia. … Read the full press release

Airbus Defence and Space announces firm order from the French Defence Procurement Agency for additional A330 MRTT Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircrafts

MADRID, 14-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Defence and Space has received a firm order from the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) for a further three A330 MRTT Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft. The aircraft, known as Phénix in French service, constitute the … Read the full press release

Eduardo Navarro appointed Telefonica´s Global Director for Comms, Brand, Public Affairs & Sustainability

MADRID, 13-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Board of Directors of Telefónica, at its ordinary meeting held today, has approved the following organizational changes that will take effect on January 1. Eduardo Navarro, current Chairman and CEO of Telefónica Brasil, has been appointed … Read the full press release

CAF to present its new digital platform LeadMind at the Rolling Stock Maintenance 2018 summit in London

BEASAIN, Spain, 30-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CAF will take part in the next Rolling Stock Maintenance 2018 summit that will be held in London on December 4 and 5. This conference will present different practical case studies and experiences in saving … Read the full press release

CaixaBank and Microsoft foster diversity in the technology and science sector by recognising the best female students from Spanish universities

Prizes are awarded to promote diversity in the technology sector The WONNOW Awards enable both companies to foster the diversity and presence of women in the field of technology and science from the outset of their career. Gonzalo Gortázar, the … Read the full press release

SEAT and Snam partner to support the implementation of natural gas and renewable gas infrastructure, research and development projects

The strategic agreement aims at supporting the implementation of CNG and bio-CNG infrastructure and research and development projects SEAT is the brand with the most comprehensive CNG vehicle lineup in Europe Snam is a European leader in gas infrastructure and … Read the full press release

SENER and ACCIONA Industrial on final stages of construction and commissioning of Kathu Solar Park project with its successful synchronization to the grid

Synchronization to the grid is one of the last steps before the plant starts commercial operation reassuring Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) as an efficient solution in the renewable energy sector with its high efficiency and performance to deliver energy to … Read the full press release

SEAT named leader in digital transformation by Financial Times study

The report by the Financial Times singles out 100 leading European companies in the field of digitalisation The selected companies stand out for their ability to adapt to new technologies in an innovative way SEAT, recognised for tackling digital challenges … Read the full press release

Telefónica among the 20 European corporations recognised for using digital technologies to change the way they operate

MADRID, 23-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Telefónica has been recognised by the Financial Times, Google and leading European policy makers as one of 100 digital pioneers in Europe.  The company has been included in a special report from the Financial Times, Europe’s Road … Read the full press release

Telefónica launches convergent security services browsing securely through the Movistar network and on devices

First operator in the world to offer a convergent security service of these characteristics With Conexión Segura service both navigation and devices are protected. Movistar Junior is launched, an application for smartphones and tablets with which children will be able … Read the full press release