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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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Vattenfall InCharge and Louwman Group in new cooperation to charge electrical vehicles and reach “zero emission”

Vattenfall InCharge and Louwman Group with the brands Toyota and Lexus, will in a new collaboration offer full service charging solutions to customers in the Netherlands. This is possible at any Toyota and Lexus dealer when buying an electrical vehicle Pieter van Ommeren, director of Vattenfall InCharge Netherlands: “Louwman Group is an important partner in … Continue reading Vattenfall InCharge and Louwman Group in new cooperation to charge electrical vehicles and reach “zero emission”

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Vattenfall and Hyundai boost electric driving together

In a new partnership, Vattenfall and Hyundai make it possible for Dutch customers to purchase a future-proof charging point and charge card from Vattenfall. This is done at the Hyundai dealer, when buying or leasing a KONA Electric or IONIQ Electric. Hyundai offers future-proof 22 kW (3-phase) charging points through Vattenfall, so that drivers can … Continue reading Vattenfall and Hyundai boost electric driving together

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Electric flight from Mannheim to Berlin in a 19-seater aircraft

Following on from the first electrically powered small aircraft, the next big step for electric flight will be in the commuter class, with 19-seater aircraft. The German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) has teamed up with Bauhaus Luftfahrt to work on the CoCoRe (Cooperation for Commuter Research) project, which examines the … Continue reading Electric flight from Mannheim to Berlin in a 19-seater aircraft

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Discussions on Sustainable Aviation Take Place in Abu Dhabi

Between 2013 and 2018 the number of air travellers increased by 38 per cent, and the International Air Transport Authority (IATA) expects annual passenger numbers to double to 8.2 billion by 2037. While this growth could support up to 100 million jobs over the next 20 years, it will also increase aviation carbon emissions. Finding … Continue reading Discussions on Sustainable Aviation Take Place in Abu Dhabi

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Electric vehicle charging point number 15,000 now on the InCharge network

Vattenfall has just connected charging point number 15,000 to its international charging network InCharge. Vattenfall just connected charging point number 15,000 to its growing InCharge network that offers a full range of solutions for charging cars at home, at work and on the go. “It is fantastic to have now passed this milestone together with … Continue reading Electric vehicle charging point number 15,000 now on the InCharge network

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Sustainable mobility – on the ground, at sea and in the air

Synthetic fuels, a test field for autonomous driving and a new research aircraft – the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) is focusing on interdisciplinary research projects that will enhance Germany as a location for high-technology activities. DLR’s ‘Future Technologies for Society 2030’ strategy is centred on interdisciplinary ways of working … Continue reading Sustainable mobility – on the ground, at sea and in the air

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Hydrogen from wind energy and solar power, the future

Hydrogen will be the fuel of the future and step by step will replace all current fossil fuels. In AleaSoft an analysis of the impact of hydrogen on the energy sector has been carried out as a key factor in the ecological transition and a summary of the present and future use of this gas … Continue reading Hydrogen from wind energy and solar power, the future

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Wind power in Teruel: 5 other wind farms of Enel

The wind energy plants of Allueva, Sierra Pelarda, Muniesa, Farlán and San Pedro de Alacón have a total capacity of 167 MW and can generate 557 GWh per year.The development of wind turbines farms responds to Endesa’s strategy of reaching 10.2 GW of renewable installed capacity in 2022 thanks to an investment of 3.8 billion … Continue reading Wind power in Teruel: 5 other wind farms of Enel

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Electric car battery carbon footprint much lower than assumed

Electric car batteries have a significantly lower impact on the climate than what was previously assumed, a new study shows. The greatest part of an electric car’s CO2 footprint comes from the manufacturing of its batteries, the climate impact of which has long been subject to discussion. In 2017, a report from the IVL Swedish … Continue reading Electric car battery carbon footprint much lower than assumed

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Decarbonisation of transport through renewables is possible

Electric vehicles (EVs) hold the key to unleash synergies between clean transport and low-carbon electricity. Just as future transport must be increasingly electrified, future power systems must make maximum use of variable renewable energy sources. Smart charging for EVs minimises their load impact and unlocks the flexibility to use more solar and wind power. This … Continue reading Decarbonisation of transport through renewables is possible

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How China Moved From Leader To Laggard On Climate Change

When the economy was growing robustly, Beijing saw stronger environmental policies as core to its economic transformation. Today, with growth at its slowest pace since the early 1990s, that has changed. The FT reports. © Qilai Shen/Bloomberg Baoding, China | The smoggy city of Baoding is known for two things: donkey burgers, and solar panels. … Continue reading How China Moved From Leader To Laggard On Climate Change

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