Category Archives: Electric Vehicle

Iberdrola will contribute to making Volkswagen’s electric vehicle value chain sustainable

Ignacio Galán: “The agreement we have signed with Volkswagen will mean some 500 million euros in investments in renewable facilities to supply them with green energy”. Iberdrola and Volkswagen have presented in Sagunt (Valencia) a strategic collaboration agreement that will contribute to making the entire electric vehicle value chain sustainable in the automaker’s future gigafactory. … Continue reading Iberdrola will contribute to making Volkswagen’s electric vehicle value chain sustainable

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The electric vehicle value chain in Spain will be sustainable thanks to Iberdrola

•    “This project is a magnificent example of the work we are doing at Iberdrola to ensure that sustainability accompanies the entire life cycle of the vehicle, not only in its use, but also in its manufacture”, says Raquel Blanco, director of Smart Mobility at Iberdrola. •    “We help to decarbonise the manufacturing processes of … Continue reading The electric vehicle value chain in Spain will be sustainable thanks to Iberdrola

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Iberdrola announces the purchase of Wallbox’s first superfast chargers

Iberdrola reaffirms its commitment to promoting innovation in sustainable mobility by becoming the first company to acquire the ‘Hypernova’ super-fast public chargers developed by Wallbox, the European leader in charging solutions for electric vehicles. The electricity company will acquire the first units as part of an agreement for the purchase of 10,000 chargers. The Chairman … Continue reading Iberdrola announces the purchase of Wallbox’s first superfast chargers

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Volkswagen and Iberdrola, together in Bilbao for sustainable mobility

The exhibition ‘Motion. Autos, Art, Architecture’, a complex project curated by Norman Foster that reviews more than a century of automobile creation in a journey through 38 vehicles that are fantastic works due to their creativity and even their rarity. This exhibition involves 15 design schools from four continents and is a synthesis of the … Continue reading Volkswagen and Iberdrola, together in Bilbao for sustainable mobility

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More than 40 percent less emissions through light electric vehicles

Light Electric Vehicles (LEVs) have great potential to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector and thus contribute to climate protection. Half of the kilometres currently driven by car in Germany could theoretically be covered by LEVs. This would reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 40 percent compared to car trips. That … Continue reading More than 40 percent less emissions through light electric vehicles

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Vattenfall enables fossil-free parcel delivery for Instabox

Vattenfall and the delivery company Instabox have started an international collaboration to provide charging infrastructure for Instabox’s electric vehicle fleet. By the end of 2022, Vattenfall will operate approximately 400 charge points on Instabox’s terminals in Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands. Instabox is an international last-mile delivery company that delivers packages for a large number … Continue reading Vattenfall enables fossil-free parcel delivery for Instabox

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The role of raw materials in decarbonization

The Sustainability Forum 2022 was a great opportunity to brainstorm with our suppliers in finding new ways to make the renewable energy supply chain more sustainable. Here are some of the great ideas that are already being put into practice. There can be denying that we live in challenging times and this makes the need … Continue reading The role of raw materials in decarbonization

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How a few geothermal plants could solve America’s lithium supply crunch and boost the EV battery industry

Geothermal energy has long been the forgotten member of the clean energy family, overshadowed by relatively cheap solar and wind power, despite its proven potential. But that may soon change – for an unexpected reason. Geothermal technologies are on the verge of unlocking vast quantities of lithium from naturally occurring hot brines beneath places like … Continue reading How a few geothermal plants could solve America’s lithium supply crunch and boost the EV battery industry

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Next Generation Car (NGC) – Interurban Vehicle – Green and comfortable travel even on long journeys

With the Interurban Vehicle (IUV), the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) has developed a ground-breaking concept for mid- and upper range vehicles. At five metres long and two metres across, the IUV can accommodate five people. It combines a fuel cell and battery with new methods of energy management and … Continue reading Next Generation Car (NGC) – Interurban Vehicle – Green and comfortable travel even on long journeys

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Wind energy based electrification and sufficient charging points are key to zero-emission transport

On Friday 18 March WindEurope contributed to a high-level roundtable organised by ACEA, the European Vehicle Manufacturers Association, along with major vehicle manufacturers and industry associations. In a joint declaration, WindEurope and other key associations called on European policymakers to implement the right policies to back the transition towards zero-emission transport. To reach zero-emission transport, … Continue reading Wind energy based electrification and sufficient charging points are key to zero-emission transport

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Iberdrola is confident that the measures announced by the Commission will strengthen the Energy Union and accelerate investments in electrification

The company is poised to reinforce its leadership role by accelerating the deployment of new renewable capacity; increasing interconnections and grids; and maximising storage capacity. The European Commission’s Communication on energy prices is a positive step towards tackling the current crisis and incentivising the investments needed to achieve a more secure and self-sufficient energy system … Continue reading Iberdrola is confident that the measures announced by the Commission will strengthen the Energy Union and accelerate investments in electrification

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Vattenfall to test wireless charging technology for taxis

The Vattenfall automated charging and payment solution, InCharge, is part of a test that will make payment effortless while the electrical car is being charged wirelessly. The test includes a number of fully electric Volvo XC40 Recharge taxis, and will run over a period of three years in Gothenburg, Sweden. Vattenfall, in collaboration with Volvo … Continue reading Vattenfall to test wireless charging technology for taxis

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DNV technical advisor to aid electric vehicle growth plans in UK and Republic of Ireland

DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has acted as technical advisor to Zenob? Energy as it secured a GBP 241 million structured finance deal to expand its electric vehicle (EV) offering. DNV conducted independent technical due diligence of Zenob? Energy’s portfolio of 430 electric buses and depots in the UK and Republic of … Continue reading DNV technical advisor to aid electric vehicle growth plans in UK and Republic of Ireland

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Iberdrola inaugurates the largest ultra-fast charging hub for electric vehicles in southern Europe

The company, in partnership with Porsche, plans to boost electric mobility by setting up 35 ultra-fast charging stations, which will enable Iberdrola to expand its charging network, the most powerful in Spain. Iberdrola has inaugurated the largest ultra-fast charging hub for electric vehicles that currently exists in southern Europe. Located in a strategic location on … Continue reading Iberdrola inaugurates the largest ultra-fast charging hub for electric vehicles in southern Europe

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Iberdrola and Volvo Car España commit to sustainable mobility

•    The two companies agree to work together on the deployment of a network of public charging points at the carmaker’s dealerships. •    Users will be able to charge their electric vehicle batteries with 100% green energy from renewable generation sources. Iberdrola and Volvo Car España have joined forces to promote electric mobility in Spain … Continue reading Iberdrola and Volvo Car España commit to sustainable mobility

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Mythbusting: “Electric cars are no more climate-friendly than ordinary cars!”

An electric car that uses electricity from clean, renewable sources produces no greenhouse gas emissions. A petrol-powered vehicle emits on average two tonnes of CO2 each year, yet some people still claim that electric cars are no more climate-friendly than “fossil cars”. Is that right? The debate about how climate-friendly electric cars “really” are comes … Continue reading Mythbusting: “Electric cars are no more climate-friendly than ordinary cars!”

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Enel launches ‘greentailer’ business in Australia backed by Enel Green Power and Enel X

Enel Group, the world’s largest private renewable energy player with around 51 GW of installed renewable capacity worldwide, has been granted authorisation to enter the Australian energy retail market. The company will take advantage of existing operations within Australia to bring Enel’s globally established retail model to Australian shores. The retail energy licence, issued by … Continue reading Enel launches ‘greentailer’ business in Australia backed by Enel Green Power and Enel X

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Siemens Gamesa’s groundbreaking pilot project hits key milestone as first green hydrogen is delivered to zero emission vehicles

Siemens Gamesa has developed the first project in the world capable of producing green hydrogen directly from wind energy in ‘island mode’, although it can also operate connected to the grid. This project, located in Brande, Denmark, has reached a new milestone by producing green hydrogen for the first time and distributing it to hydrogen … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa’s groundbreaking pilot project hits key milestone as first green hydrogen is delivered to zero emission vehicles

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Materials Shortage Will Not Stop The Energy Transition

The signs of climate change are everywhere. More and more countries have rallied under the banner of net zero carbon dioxide emissions by mid-century. To achieve this goal, the world needs an energy transition. The pathway outlined in IRENA’s World Energy Transitions Outlook: 1.5°C Pathway indicates that renewable power generation, energy efficiency and electrification of … Continue reading Materials Shortage Will Not Stop The Energy Transition

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The search for ‘what’s next?’ in the power industry

If Statkraft were a seafaring vessel, then SVP and Head of New Business Bjørn Holsen would be its lookout – the person tasked to study the horizon and act on whatever is coming their way. Bjørn Holsen was there when the Norwegian continental shelf was being developed. He was part of the burgeoning oil and … Continue reading The search for ‘what’s next?’ in the power industry

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