Toshiba: Landis+Gyr Wins Order for First Battery Energy Storage System for Frequency Adjustment in Nordic Countries

Toshiba Group member and world leader in smart metering Landis+Gyr has won a major order to supply a megawatt-class battery energy storage system (BESS) to Helen Ltd., a major energy utility operating in the capital of Finland. The BESS, the first in any Nordic country, will start operation in Helsinki in spring 2016.

Ecolab’s Apex Warewashing System Helps Restaurant and Foodservice Operators Throughout Europe Improve Results, Save Water and Energy

Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, has launched Apex, a warewashing system that will provide the cleaning results restaurant and foodservice operators throughout Europe expect, while reducing water and energy use.

KKR to Provide Financing to Gruppo Argenta, a Leading Vending Machine Operator in Italy

KKR Asset Management (“KAM”) a leading sub-investment grade manager that is wholly-owned by KKR, today announces that it has agreed to provide approximately ˆ100 million in capital, through a combination of debt and equity, to Gruppo Argenta (“Argenta” or “the Company”) to partially repay current lenders as well to provide liquidity for growth. The incumbent shareholders will invest ˆ10 million alongside KKR.

Lady Gaga Partners with Clear Channel Outdoor in an Exclusive Global Unveiling of New ARTPOP Album Cover

Clear Channel Outdoor (NYSE:CCO) today announced that international recording artist Lady Gaga will reveal the cover artwork for her new album, ARTPOP, for the first time, in a piece by piece unveiling on Clear Channel Outdoor digital billboards and screens in major cities across the globe. The company is pushing the boundaries of its unparalleled international footprint and digital technologies with this first-ever out-of-home campaign that sequences a stepped reveal of advertiser creative in unison across the world. The campaign showcases the global scale, reach and impact of Clear Channel Outdoor’s digital inventory, which marries the oldest and most enduring advertising medium with the newest technologies to provide huge creative potential for brands to connect with people.

emporiaCONNECT: World Premiere in Italy

“Connecting generations” that’s the motto of the newest mobile phone and service solution from emporia Telecom. The emporia handset emporiaCONNECT is an elegant clamshell phone with preinstalled relevant features like weather and orientation. With the Android and iOS app emporiaME children and grandchildren can support their seniors from afar. In Italy the handset is available exclusively with Telecom Italia.

Hilton Worldwide Launches Special All Inclusive Meetings Offer

Hilton Worldwide has launched its first ‘all inclusive’ meetings promotion offering event planners the opportunity to secure one impressive rate for a range of meetings or events for up to 20 delegates. The fixed price offer, which has no added hidden costs or cancellation charges, is available for bookings through December 31, 2012, at participating Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn properties in the UK and Europe.