Category Archives: Electric Vehicle

Iberdrola ramps up its investments in electric mobility

It is making advances with its sustainable mobility plan, which entails installing 150,000 electric chargers in homes, companies and on public roads. Iberdrola is stepping up investments in electric mobility by awarding contracts worth 50 million euros to 20 small and medium-sized companies in eleven Autonomous Regions for the installation of charge points and charge … Continue reading Iberdrola ramps up its investments in electric mobility

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Green electricity for green vehicles – RWE signs long-term contract with VW and Luxcara

10-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with annual volume of up to 170 gigawatt hours  Green electricity to flow from Luxcara’s German solar farm to VW starting in 2022  VW and RWE in talks about further purchase agreements  RWE Supply & Trading will source electricity from Germany’s largest independent solar park from 2022 onwards and supply … Continue reading Green electricity for green vehicles – RWE signs long-term contract with VW and Luxcara

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Flexible charging cuts electricity bills and creates grid stability

Steered charging of electric vehicles can provide the electricity grid with much needed flexibility. In Berlin and Amsterdam, Vattenfall is running two interesting new projects to test flexible charging. The advancing electrification of our society is generating increased demand for renewable electricity. However, since its feed-in fluctuates, the match between supply and demand is becoming … Continue reading Flexible charging cuts electricity bills and creates grid stability

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Iberdrola and the Quadis dealership network ally to drive electric mobility

The energy group is contributing solutions to install electric vehicle charging points and self-consumption both in the dealerships themselves and for their customers and employees. The companies have joined forces as part of their commitment to a more sustainable business model. Iberdrola and the Quadis dealership network have entered into an agreement whereby they will … Continue reading Iberdrola and the Quadis dealership network ally to drive electric mobility

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Iberdrola, Volkswagen and SEAT strengthen their partnership to accelerate electrification in Spain

The energy company becomes a strategic partner for the supply of renewable energy in the vehicle value chain and together they will develop a public charging infrastructure network This alliance will contribute to achieving the emissions reduction targets set by the Green Deal and the decarbonisation of Spain Iberdrola, SEAT S.A. and the Volkswagen Group … Continue reading Iberdrola, Volkswagen and SEAT strengthen their partnership to accelerate electrification in Spain

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Naturgy is promoting sustainable mobility by building its first 38 hydrogen fuel stations in Spain

Naturgy has presented the Spanish government’s Ministry of Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism and Ministry of Science and Innovation with a project to build 38 hydrogen fuel stations at a national level with the aim of providing a hydrogen-refuelling service in the urban-to-interurban environment and thereby boosting sustainable mobility … Continue reading Naturgy is promoting sustainable mobility by building its first 38 hydrogen fuel stations in Spain

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Mer becomes a leading EV charging operator in Sweden

Statkraft enters into partnership with Bee Charging Solutions AB by acquiring 51 per cent of the company, while Öresundkraft, Jämtkraft and Tekniska Verken will keep 49 per cent. Together with Statkraft’s Swedish charging business Grön Kontakt AB, Bee Charging Solutions will now become one of the biggest operators in Sweden, Mer Sweden AB. Bee is … Continue reading Mer becomes a leading EV charging operator in Sweden

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Enel Green Power and FNM sign agreement for green hydrogen development

Examining and identifying the best way to supply green hydrogen – produced exclusively using renewable energy – for mobility by rail in Lombardy, as part of the “H2IseO” project. This is the aim of the memorandum of understanding signed by FNM and Enel Green Power. The agreement, signed by FNM Chairman Andrea Gibelli and Enel … Continue reading Enel Green Power and FNM sign agreement for green hydrogen development

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When the Electric Car Is King, Less Energy Is More

President Joe Biden wants to electrify the federal vehicle fleet. Tesla Inc. just sold half a million plug-in cars and expects to increase that by 50% a year. General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. are even working on electric Hummers and F-150s. So where’s the power going to come from? EVs are already greener … Continue reading When the Electric Car Is King, Less Energy Is More

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All-electric heavy truck challenges the Arctic climate

Can electrically powered heavy trucks function in 44 °C below zero in northern Sweden? Kaunis Iron is now collaborating with Vattenfall, Volvo Trucks, ABB and Wist Last & Buss in a unique pilot project to develop a sustainable logistics system for the future. It is a vision of Kaunis Iron to develop the world’s most … Continue reading All-electric heavy truck challenges the Arctic climate

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Green hydrogen for sustainable transport in Northern Germany

Statkraft and Energiepark Emden, a consortium consisting of Brons Group, GP Joule, SCORE and Terravent, based in Northern Germany, today signed a Letter of Intent. The aim is to jointly put the East Frisian public and private transport sectors on a green footing. The companies plan to produce green hydrogen and establish a corresponding value … Continue reading Green hydrogen for sustainable transport in Northern Germany

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Vestas signed a partnership with Enel X to accelerate the electrification of its company fleet

Vestas Wind Systems A/S, a world leader in wind energy solutions, signed a partnership with Enel X, the Enel Group’s advanced energy services business line, to accelerate the electrification of its company fleet. Through the agreement, Enel X will be providing Vestas with the required charging infrastructure to electrify its corporate fleet across its most … Continue reading Vestas signed a partnership with Enel X to accelerate the electrification of its company fleet

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Iberdrola and Volvo Car España agree to promote electric mobility in Spain

Iberdrola is rolling out a charging infrastructure plan with increased investment and a commitment to faster charging that will involve installing 150,000 charging points in homes, companies and on the roads (in cities and between them) over the next five years Volvo is leading the sustainable transformation of the car industry with the implementation of … Continue reading Iberdrola and Volvo Car España agree to promote electric mobility in Spain

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Iberdrola signs green loan with ICO to finance the installation of 2,500 public charging points in Spain and Portugal

The roll-out of the electric vehicle charging infrastructure by the company will reach 150,000 chargers over the next five years.Its mobility electrification plan also has the support of the European Commission via CEF Transport Blending Facility funds.ICO, an implementing partner of the CEF programme, helps Spanish companies to secure finance for projects that will contribute … Continue reading Iberdrola signs green loan with ICO to finance the installation of 2,500 public charging points in Spain and Portugal

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Vattenfall and Aral in a new e-mobility cooperation

Vattenfall has closed one of the major deals in e-mobility with Aral in Germany and and BP in the Netherlands. The deal makes it easier to get into e-mobility and mixed fleets. Firstly by introducing a unique hybrid card, for both conventional fueling and electric charging, that will make payment easy. Secondly to offer Aral’s … Continue reading Vattenfall and Aral in a new e-mobility cooperation

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Vattenfall to install 8,000 new charging points in the Netherlands

Vattenfall has won one of the bigger tenders for new charging networks in the Netherlands. Up to 8,000 new charge points will be realized until 2024 in the provinces Noord-Brabant and Limburg. The agreement contains innovative solutions such as smart charging and proactive expansion of the charging infrastructure. Vattenfall´s goal is to enable a fossil … Continue reading Vattenfall to install 8,000 new charging points in the Netherlands

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Iberdrola, SEAT and Volkswagen Group Spain Distribution join forces to boost electric mobility in Spain

Iberdrola, SEAT and Volkswagen Group Spain Distribution (VGSD) reinforce their commitment to the electrification of transport with the signing of a strategic collaboration agreement to jointly promote the deployment of electric and sustainable mobility in Spain. The alliance has been supported in the meeting held between Iberdrola’s President Ignacio Galán and the Volkswagen Group CEO … Continue reading Iberdrola, SEAT and Volkswagen Group Spain Distribution join forces to boost electric mobility in Spain

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Amsterdam’s electric vehicle chargers receive rainbow makeover to help support LGBTQ youth

During the Dutch Pride Week, proceeds from Amsterdam’s public chargers will be donated to the Dutch LGBTQ association COC, to help support youth initiatives. For many of Amsterdam’s EV driving residents, it has become somewhat of a tradition: seeing the public chargers that they use to charge their EVs colorfully dressed up during the Dutch … Continue reading Amsterdam’s electric vehicle chargers receive rainbow makeover to help support LGBTQ youth

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Iberdrola is forging ahead with its super-rapid charging corridor in the centre and south of the Iberian Peninsula

Iberdrola has made progress with its electric mobility plan by opening a Premium Service Station with super-rapid and rapid charging points along one of the main corridors on the Peninsula that connects the centre and south, that is both western Andalusia and Portugal. The president of the government of Extremadura, Guillermo Fernández-Vara, the CEO of … Continue reading Iberdrola is forging ahead with its super-rapid charging corridor in the centre and south of the Iberian Peninsula

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Smart charging stations for a more sustainable grid

Some 80 public charging stations owned by a number of Dutch municipalities have now been equipped with innovative software that controls the charging speed for electric vehicles according to the supply of electricity. In the coming years, still more of the electricity in the electricity grid will come from sun and wind, but the challenge … Continue reading Smart charging stations for a more sustainable grid

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