Climate action: Bosch to be carbon neutral worldwide by 2020

Bosch is to be fully climate-neutral as early as next year. This will make Bosch the first major industrial enterprise to achieve this goal. In a bid to swiftly achieve carbon neutrality, Bosch will...

Iberdrola begins construction on the El Pradillo wind farm in Zaragoza

Iberdrola has begun construction on the El Pradillo wind complex in Zaragoza, with an installed capacity of 23 MW. The project, developed in conjunction with Caja Rural de Navarra, represents an investment of 26...

The critical role of buildings in energy transition

Buildings account for about a third of total final energy consumption and energy-related emissions globally. They also have very long lifetimes that can impact energy and emissions for decades. But while they are often...

Sustainable debt market sees record activity in 2018

The sustainable finance market surged in 2018, with a record $247 billion worth of sustainability-themed debt instruments raised during the year, according to research company BloombergNEF (BNEF). Green bonds issuance amounted to $182.2 billion...

Multisite remote meter reading and energy monitoring – new functionalities for Synco IC

The Siemens Division Building Technologies adds new functionalities to the Synco IC cloud platform for remote HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) control. From July 2018 onwards, Synco IC includes remote meter reading for...

Dubai Airports to save 20 percent on annual energy bill with Siemens solution

Dubai Airports will use Siemens Building Technologies data analytics and smart building technology to guarantee annual energy savings of almost 20 percent per year at Dubai Airports' facilities, by implementing energy efficiency measures at...

EspaiZero wins the award for the best energy project given by the Association of...

EspaiZero, the first 100% energetically self-sufficient work center in Spain, created by the engineering firm Wattia Innova to promote energy self-consumption, has won the prize for the best energy project awarded by the Association...

First zero emissions Winter Olympic Games kicks off in South Korea

The 23rd Winter Olympic games will be one of the most sustainable events in the tournament’s history. The games, taking place in PyeongChang, South Korea, has sustainable thinking at its heart with a goal...

Commission releases first EU-wide tool for sustainable building performance reporting

The European Commission has launched the pilot phase of ‘Level(s)’, a new EU- framework for sustainable buildings, which will help transform the building sector. It is the first tool of this kind that has...

European buildings hold an enormous potential of energy saving

The buildings where you sleep, eat, shop, learn and work hold a huge opportunity: EUR 67 billion savings on energy bills for EU citizens annually in 2030, and a reduction in emissions of 156...