Vattenfall invests SEK 3.5 billion in new biomass heat plant in Uppsala

Energy utility major Vattenfall AB has announced that it will go ahead and invest a total of SEK 3.5 billion (≈ EUR 340 million) in a new heating plant in Uppsala, Sweden. As a result, the use of fossil fuels will cease and residents in Uppsala will be provided with fossil-free heating. The option of […]

Cities use waste heat to save energy and cut emissions

An EU-funded project is helping European cities to run district heating and cooling systems with waste heat. Solutions provided through the project capture and use this affordable and plentiful resource to help households, factories and offices save energy. The heating and cooling of buildings consumes more than 40 % of Europe’s energy output. Add to […]

Ramboll acquires US engineering and design consultancy OBG

The Ramboll Group has acquired the US engineering and design consultancy OBG, adding 900 experts within water, energy, environment and advanced manufacturing. With the acquisition Ramboll now has 2,000 experts in the US and 15,000 globally. The acquisition of OBG is an exciting step forward in Ramboll’s strategic ambition to grow in the US and […]

The Bulgarian Eco-Ministry will provide BGN 111 million to 7 municipalities to improve air quality

The Ministry of Environment and Water (MoEW) announced the procedure through direct award of grants “Measures for improving the quality of the air” totaling BGN 111,442,101.58. The money is under the Operational Program “Environment 2014-2020” and the beneficiaries of the procedure are Burgas, Vidin, Dimitrovgrad, Montana, Plovdiv, Smolyan and Sofia Municipality, the press center of […]

Poland and Denmark to cooperate closer on renewable energy

At the COP24 conference earlier this week in Katowice, Poland, the energy ministers from Poland and Denmark signed an official Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the aim to further increase the cross-border cooperation on energy and the green transition.   Witnessed by Polish and Danish civil servants, business representatives and journalists, the Polish Minister of […]