Renewable energy

Gaïa Rating - New Award for ESI Group's ESG Commitment

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 7:00am

While reducing the stress and pressure caused by overloaded agendas, this format increases the concentration and productivity of teams.

Key Points: 
  • While reducing the stress and pressure caused by overloaded agendas, this format increases the concentration and productivity of teams.
  • In 2021, ESI succeeded in optimizing its ESG commitment on all areas.
  • Since 2009, Gaa Research has been conducting an annual data collection campaign covering most of the SMEs listed in France.
  • Qivalio serves a portfolio of leading international clients under Spread Research (independent credit research), Qivalio Ratings (financial rating agency), Qivalio Analytics (risk modelling) and EthiFinance (extra-financial rating and advisory agency) brands.

JA Solar Recognized Again as 100% Bankable in BloombergNEF 2021 PV Module Bankability Survey

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 7:13am

BEIJING, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The results of the BloombergNEF(BNEF) 2021 PV module bankability survey were recently released showing once again that JA Solar is in the top tier of PV module manufacturers in terms of financial stability and reputation, with its bankability recognized by BNEF's 100% recommendation index.

Key Points: 
  • BEIJING, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The results of the BloombergNEF(BNEF) 2021 PV module bankability survey were recently released showing once again that JA Solar is in the top tier of PV module manufacturers in terms of financial stability and reputation, with its bankability recognized by BNEF's 100% recommendation index.
  • According to BNEF's data on global term-loan financed projects, since August 2019, JA Solar's module supply has accounted for the highest proportion, which shows that JA Solar's immense bankability has been recognized by the whole PV market.
  • According to PVEL's 2021 PV Module Reliability Scorecard, JA Solar has been recognized for the sixth time as a "Top Performer."
  • In RETC's 2021 PV Module Index Report (PVMI), JA Solar is recognized as "Overall High Achiever" with its modules' excellent performance in quality, reliability, and performance.

Skanska divests part of Swedish logistics portfolio for SEK 1.1 billion, potential value SEK 2.1 billion in total

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 7:06am

STERSUND, Sweden, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Skanska is divesting a portfolio of six logistics projects in Sweden to Barings.

Key Points: 
  • STERSUND, Sweden, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Skanska is divesting a portfolio of six logistics projects in Sweden to Barings.
  • In a first stage, the divestment of two projects, at a total value of SEK 1.1 billion, will be recorded by Commercial Development Nordic in the fourth quarter 2021.
  • In total, the portfolio comprises approximately 128,000 square meters of projects located in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malm and Helsingborg.
  • Skanska had sales of about SEK 66 billion and about 14,800 employees in its Nordic operations during 2020.

DGAP-News: ENCAVIS AG acquires solar park Groß Behnitz (25 MWp) of the project pipeline of its strategic development partner Sunovis

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 7:01am

Hamburg, October 21, 2021 - The SDAX-listed wind and solar park operator Encavis AG (Prime Standard, ISIN: DE0006095003, ticker symbol: ECV) acquires the solar park Gro Behnitz (Brandenburg), nearby Berlin, with a generation capacity of 25 megawatts (MWp) as part of the strategic development partnership with Sunovis GmbH.

Key Points: 
  • Hamburg, October 21, 2021 - The SDAX-listed wind and solar park operator Encavis AG (Prime Standard, ISIN: DE0006095003, ticker symbol: ECV) acquires the solar park Gro Behnitz (Brandenburg), nearby Berlin, with a generation capacity of 25 megawatts (MWp) as part of the strategic development partnership with Sunovis GmbH.
  • "With the PV park Gro Behnitz we realise the first project of our more than 200 MW+ strategic development pipeline of PPA solar power plant projects with Sunovis", welcomes Dr Dierk Paskert, CEO of Encavis AG, the start of the ongoing cooperation.
  • Sunovis acts in Gro Behnitz as developer, EPC partner in the current construction phase and is responsible for the operational and maintenance (O&M) services.
  • "We are very happy to realise our ambitious goals regarding the development and construction of PPA projects in Germany with the project Gro Behnitz.

DGAP-News: SFC Energy wins PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad as new supplier of methanol for its customers in the Asian region

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 7:01am

With PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG), SFC Energy gains an essential producer of ultra-high purity methanol for its customers in the Asian region.

Key Points: 
  • With PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG), SFC Energy gains an essential producer of ultra-high purity methanol for its customers in the Asian region.
  • From now on, customers of EFOY fuel cells in the region can be supplied much more efficiently with methanol in commercially available fuel cartridges.
  • SFC Energy AG is a leading provider of hydrogen and methanol fuel cells for stationary and mobile hybrid power solutions.
  • With the Clean Energy and Clean Power Management business segments, SFC Energy is a sustainably profitable fuel cell producer.

Pernod Ricard: Very Dynamic Q1 at +20%, on Low Comparison Basis, With Strong Demand in Most Markets Q1 Reported Growth +22%

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 6:30am

Reported Sales growth was +22%, with an overall favourable FX impact, mainly from Chinese yuan.

Key Points: 
  • Reported Sales growth was +22%, with an overall favourable FX impact, mainly from Chinese yuan.
  • As part of this communication, Alexandre Ricard, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated,
    We have had a very dynamic start to the year, as expected, with strong demand in most markets.
  • We expect good sales growth to continue through FY22, albeit moderating vs. Q1.
  • All growth data specified in this press release refers to organic growth (at constant FX and Group structure), unless otherwise stated.

Juniper Research: Future Digital Awards for Telco Innovation 2022 – Now Open

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 7:00am

Juniper Research is pleased to announce that the 2022 Telco Innovation Future Digital Awards are open!

Key Points: 
  • Juniper Research is pleased to announce that the 2022 Telco Innovation Future Digital Awards are open!
  • These awards aim to reward the most innovative vendors and solutions in the fast-paced mobile communications market; following a year of unparalleled innovation.
  • This years Telco Innovation Future Digital Awards cover the following categories:
    While the rest of the awards focus on products, the Judges Choice awards assess people and companies that contribute the most to telecommunications industry.
  • Entrants can apply for the awards here: https://www.juniperresearch.com/future-digital-awards/telco-innovation
    Entries close on the 3rd December, before being assessed by Juniper Researchs expert panel of analysts.

Boyd Corporation Acquires Siltec, Continues to Expand Global Material Science Portfolio

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 7:00am

The acquisition deepens and diversifies Boyds material science portfolio and further expands its European footprint.

Key Points: 
  • The acquisition deepens and diversifies Boyds material science portfolio and further expands its European footprint.
  • Siltecs dedicated team of scientists and technologists enhance Boyd competencies in silicone material science and the medical industry.
  • Boyd continues to invest in value-driven innovation and technology to create marketable differentiation for its customers.
  • Boyd Corporation is a world-leading innovator of technologies in material science, engineered materials, and thermal management that seal, protect, interface with, and cool our customers most critical applications.

Sunderland City Council and BAI Communications announce new partnership to create the UK's most advanced smart city

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 6:30am

Sunderland City Council has awarded a 20-year strategic partnership to BAI Communications to design, build and operate next generation digital infrastructure including a private 5G small cell network.

Key Points: 
  • Sunderland City Council has awarded a 20-year strategic partnership to BAI Communications to design, build and operate next generation digital infrastructure including a private 5G small cell network.
  • The project is the next step on Sunderland City Council's journey to achieve its global smart city ambition, having been awarded the UK Smart City of the Year 2020 accoladeand Connected Britain Digital Council of the Year 2021.
  • Patrick Melia, Chief Executive, Sunderland City Council, said: "This is an incredibly significant milestone in the development and future of Sunderland Our Smart City.
  • Billy D'Arcy, CEO of BAI Communications UK, said:"Our long-term strategic partnership with Sunderland City Council will completely transform the city, accelerating Sunderland's ambitions to become one of the UK's most advanced smart cities, connecting people, communities and businesses.

Nel ASA: Third quarter 2021 financial results

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 6:25am

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Nel ASA (Nel) reported all-time high revenues of NOK 229.3 million in the third quarter of 2021, up 55% from NOK 147.7 million in the same quarter of 2020 and an EBITDA of negative NOK 113 million (Q3 2020: -42.1) incl.

Key Points: 
  • OSLO, Norway, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Nel ASA (Nel) reported all-time high revenues of NOK 229.3 million in the third quarter of 2021, up 55% from NOK 147.7 million in the same quarter of 2020 and an EBITDA of negative NOK 113 million (Q3 2020: -42.1) incl.
  • Nel reports all-time high revenues in the quarter, however, the financial results continue to be negatively impacted by the strategic ramp-up, investments in people and technology and the continued effects of the Covid-pandemic.
  • Nel reported revenue and operating income in the third quarter 2021 of NOK 229.3 million (147.7), mainly related to increase in the Electrolyser segment compared to the same quarter in 2020.
  • The third quarter 2021 report and presentation are enclosed and available through www.newsweb.no (Ticker: NEL) and www.nelhydrogen.com .