Environment

New Report from Gemserv and tado° Shows Smart Thermostats Most Cost Effective and Scalable Way to Decarbonise Homes in the EU’s Green Deal Renovation Wave

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 9:00am

(Graphic: Business Wire)

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  • (Graphic: Business Wire)
    To realise these goals and reduce CO2 emissions, approximately 600 billion has been reserved in the EUs Green Deal funds2.
  • On average a smart thermostat from tado saves 22% of energy used in homes across Europe, based on data provided by over 1 million connected thermostats3.
  • According to tado, the cost for implementing smart thermostats in all European homes would be approximately 40 billion, or 6.67% of the total cost allocated for the European Green Deal.
  • As the only cross-manufacturer platform, tado Smart Thermostats and services connect with any kind of heating or cooling system.

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.

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  • 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.

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.

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  • 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.

REXEL : THIRD-QUARTER 2021 SALES: SOLID PERFORMANCE

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 6:15am

ADJUSTED EBITA is defined as Reported EBITA excluding the estimated non-recurring net impact from changes in copper-based cable prices.

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  • ADJUSTED EBITA is defined as Reported EBITA excluding the estimated non-recurring net impact from changes in copper-based cable prices.
  • EBITDAaL is defined as EBITDA after deduction of lease payment following the adoption of IFRS16.
  • Cables accounted for approximately 15% of the Group's sales and copper accounts for approximately 60% of the composition of cables.
  • the Rexel Group considers such estimates of the impact of the two effects to be reasonable.

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.

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  • 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.

Hitachi Energy Announces EconiQ Transformers for Advancing a Sustainable Energy Future for All

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 5:14am

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Oct 21, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi Energy today announced the introduction of EconiQ transformers reinforcing its Purpose: 'Advancing a sustainable energy future for all'.

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  • ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Oct 21, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi Energy today announced the introduction of EconiQ transformers reinforcing its Purpose: 'Advancing a sustainable energy future for all'.
  • In its recent "go live" press release, Hitachi Energy announced that it is championing the urgency of the energy transition by pioneering technologies to help accelerate a carbon-neutral future.
  • "Solving the urgency of the global energy transition requires both collaboration and innovation," said Bruno Melles, Head of the Transformers business at Hitachi Energy.
  • Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all.

ABB: Q3 2021 Results

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 5:53am

This improvement however benefited from the adverse temporary items in last years results, good development in most business areas and unusually low corporate costs in the current quarter.

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  • This improvement however benefited from the adverse temporary items in last years results, good development in most business areas and unusually low corporate costs in the current quarter.
  • In the fourth quarter of 2021, ABB anticipates a continued tight supply chain to impact customer deliveries.
  • ABB anticipates comparable revenue growth of 6%-8% (update from just below 10%) for full-year 2021, hampered by supply constraints towards the end of the year.
  • 1 For a reconciliation of non-GAAP measures, see supplemental reconciliations and definitions in the attached Q3 2021 Financial Information.

Huntkey Was Invited to Observe the on-Site Launch of Tianzhou-3

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:23am

Against this historical background, Huntkey Group, which helped the development of the aerospace industry, was invited to the Wenchang aerospace launch site in Hainan Province to observe the launch of Tianzhou-3.

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  • Against this historical background, Huntkey Group, which helped the development of the aerospace industry, was invited to the Wenchang aerospace launch site in Hainan Province to observe the launch of Tianzhou-3.
  • Mr.Liu was deeply moved and said that Huntkey would consistently make unremitting efforts for the development of the aerospace industry.
  • Huntkey is an Asia renowned brand, a member of The International Power Supply Manufacturer's Association (PSMA) and China Power Supply Society (CPSS).
  • For more information visit https://en.huntkey.com
    In 2020, Huntkey introduced its latest photocatalyst air purifier - the desktop air purifier globally.

Newsweek Magazine selects Farmers & Merchants Bank of Central California as Best Community Bank in California

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 12:35am

LODI, Calif., Oct. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Farmers & Merchants Bancorp (OTCQX: FMCB), the parent company of Farmers & Merchants Bank of Central California (F&M Bank), is pleased to announce F&M Bank has been named the "Best Community Bank inCalifornia" inNewsweek'sranking of America's Best Banks 2022 .

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  • LODI, Calif., Oct. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Farmers & Merchants Bancorp (OTCQX: FMCB), the parent company of Farmers & Merchants Bank of Central California (F&M Bank), is pleased to announce F&M Bank has been named the "Best Community Bank inCalifornia" inNewsweek'sranking of America's Best Banks 2022 .
  • "We are extremely honored to be selected as Californias Best Community Bank", saidKent A. Steinwert, Chairman, President and CEO of F&M Bank.
  • Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, traded on the OTCQX under the symbol FMCB, is the parent company of Farmers & Merchants Bank of Central California, also known as F&M Bank.
  • Founded in 1916, F&M Bank is a locally owned and operated community bank, which proudly serves California through 32 convenient locations.

Ricardo Wins Riyadh Air Quality Contract

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 12:01am

World-class environmental, engineering and strategic consulting company Ricardo will be continuing to provide key air quality monitoring and data analysis in the Middle East with a new three-year agreement.

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  • World-class environmental, engineering and strategic consulting company Ricardo will be continuing to provide key air quality monitoring and data analysis in the Middle East with a new three-year agreement.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211020005973/en/
    Ricardo signs Riyadh Air Quality Contract (Photo: Business Wire)
    Working in collaboration with air monitoring equipment supplier, Envirozone LLC, Ricardo will quality assure, audit and ratify data from a world class monitoring network in Saudi Arabias capital for the Royal Commission for Riyadh City (RCRC).
  • The initial agreement was previously extended and now the new contract will provide a further three years work for Ricardo.
  • Ricardo has been at the forefront of air quality measurements and the associated quality assurance and control of those data for more than five decades.