STRASBOURG, France , June 14, 2018 (Press Release) -An ambitious political agreement on increasing renewable energy use in Europe was reached today between negotiators from the Commission, the European Parliament and the Council. Today's deal means that two out of the 8 legislative proposals in the Clean Energy for All Europeans package (adopted by the European Commission on 30 November 2016) have been already agreed by the co-legislators. On 14 May, the first element of the package, the Energy Performance in Buildings Directive, was adopted.Read more
BRUSSELS, June 11, 2018 (Press Release) -The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) welcomes Horizon Europe, the ambitious new €100 billion research & innovation (R&I) programme recently launched by the EU.Read more
HALIFAX, NS, June 8, 2018 (Chronicleherald.ca) -The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board has issued a decision letter approving the continuance of the special power rate paid by Port Hawkesbury Paper.
When the mill reopened in 2012 after a year-long sales process, new owners Pacific West Commercial Corp. received a special load retention tariff for the electricity that it uses.
Under the tariff, the mill is to pay for the cost of generating electricity for it to operate and also make a contribution to Nova Scotia Power’s fixed costs.Read more
KINGSEY FALLS, QC, June 4, 2018 (CNW) -On May 30, Cascades' leadership in the area of energy efficiency was honoured at ENERGY SUMMIT 2018. The Company, a leader in the recovery and manufacture of green packaging and tissue products, received a Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation (CIPEC) Leadership Award in the category of Integrated Energy Efficiency Strategy. With this award, Natural Resources Canada recognized Cascades' good practices and commitment to continuously improving its energy efficiency through a variety of initiatives stemming from its integrated strategy.Read more
HELSINKI, June 4, 2018 (Press Release) -Stora Enso has today opened Europe’s largest wood fibre-based biocomposite plant. The opening ceremony took place at the company’s Hylte Mill outside of Halmstad in south-west Sweden, and was attended by more than 150 guests.Read more
LAUSANNE, Switzerland , May 30, 2018 (Press Release) -Tetra Pak today announces that its new tubular heat exchanger with P2P (Product to Product) technology now has 3-A certification.Read more
ROME, Italy, May 24, 2018 (Press Release) -Green Network, the fifth largest national operator in the energy sector, has signed an agreement for the acquisition of Burgo Energia.
The business unit has a potential turnover of approximately 250 million Euro in 2018, as well as an EBITDA that is expected to amount to about 2 million Euro after the merge with the Green Network Group.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, May 22, 2018 (Press Release) -Äänekoski's current industrial infrastructure has the potential of becoming the global center of bioeconomy implementation. A new joint venture by ministries, businesses and the industry – named Plänet B – will create new business opportunities for the bioeconomy and circular economy, while at the same time support the Finnish Government's strategy of promoting bioeconomy.Read more