Category Archives: Electric Vehicle

Iberdrola increases its public charging network for electric vehicles by 65 percent to over 2,500 points in Spain

The company leads public recharging after increasing the number of points in the last year, 1000 of which are fast recharging points.   The company is accelerating the electrification of public transport with the installation of more than 280 chargers for city buses by the end of 2023. So far this year, Iberdrola’s recharging network … Continue reading Iberdrola increases its public charging network for electric vehicles by 65 percent to over 2,500 points in Spain

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After more than 100 years: Electric cars are on the rise again

No fumes, noise or ugly petrol stations, but quiet, clean cars powered by renewable energy instead of fossil fuels. Perhaps this seems like an image from a future to be, but we have already been there. Over a century ago it was electric engines that replaced the horse carriages. Electric mobility is not being invented … Continue reading After more than 100 years: Electric cars are on the rise again

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Acciona Energía and Qwello to develop and operate urban charging networks for electric vehicles in Spain

The companies combine Qwello’s in-house technology and ACCIONA Energía’s consolidated position as operator of renewable energy and sustainable mobility. ACCIONA Energía, a leading renewable energy operator, and Qwello, an operator of urban and regional charging networks for electric vehicles (EVs) in Europe, have signed an agreement to set up a joint venture to develop public … Continue reading Acciona Energía and Qwello to develop and operate urban charging networks for electric vehicles in Spain

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Vattenfall and CAKE reveal hidden CO2 sources when producing an electric motorcycle

Leading European energy company Vattenfall and CAKE, producer of electric motorcycles, build climate awareness by defining the carbon footprint with a cube. “Fossil-free vehicles means that the entire production part needs to be decarbonized, regardless of the fuel they are running on”, says Stefan Ytterborn, founder and CEO of CAKE. Vattenfall and CAKE today announced … Continue reading Vattenfall and CAKE reveal hidden CO2 sources when producing an electric motorcycle

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Global sales of electric vehicles by country

In 2011, around 55,000 electric vehicles (EVs) were sold around the world. 10 years later in 2021, that figure had grown close to 7 million vehicles. With many countries getting plugged into electrification, the global EV market has seen exponential growth over the last decade. Using data from the International Energy Agency (IEA), this infographic … Continue reading Global sales of electric vehicles by country

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How E-mobility is Raising Environmental Awareness in Costa Rica

Jose Leon wanted to buy an electric car to save money on his daily fuel expenses. It was only after he started driving the car that he became more aware of his environmental responsibilities. “I have three children and I want them to live on a habitable planet. The electric car gives me a clear … Continue reading How E-mobility is Raising Environmental Awareness in Costa Rica

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Iberdrola and BP to collaborate to accelerate EV charging infrastructure and green hydrogen production

Iberdrola and bp enter into a strategic collaboration agreement to contribute to the decarbonisation of transport and industrial sectors Plan to jointly invest up to €1bn into deploying up to 11,000 fast charge points across Spain and Portugal, rapidly growing charging infrastructure to support EV growth. Plan to jointly develop, in Spain, Portugal and the … Continue reading Iberdrola and BP to collaborate to accelerate EV charging infrastructure and green hydrogen production

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Vattenfall and Netto Germany Cooperate on Charging Infrastructure for Electric Mobility

Vattenfall and the grocery discounter Netto will cooperate in setting up fast charging stations in Germany. Initially, around 470 charging stations with 940 charging points are to be set up at over 270 Netto stores. The charging stations, which are accessible to everyone, will be supplied with electricity from renewable sources. The construction of the … Continue reading Vattenfall and Netto Germany Cooperate on Charging Infrastructure for Electric Mobility

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Envision signs a Strategic Partnership agreement with Spain to build the first Net Zero Industrial Park in Europe

MOU ceremony in Navalmoral de la Mata (Cáceres, Spain) witnessed by Spanish Prime MinisterThe industrial park (cluster) contemplates the construction of a gigafactory of batteries for electric vehicles; a development and innovation center for the digitalization of renewable energy systems, a green hydrogen generation plant and the manufacture of electrolyzers, and a wind power generation … Continue reading Envision signs a Strategic Partnership agreement with Spain to build the first Net Zero Industrial Park in Europe

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ENEL X AND ARRIVAL PARTNER TO LAUNCH BUS TRIALS IN ITALY

Enel X, Enel’s subsidiary dedicated to innovative products and services, together with Arrival (NASDAQ: ARVL), pioneer of a unique new method of design and production of equitable electric vehicles (EVs) by local Microfactories, have entered into a partnership to test the zero-emission battery electric bus in Italy. The aim is to foster the growth of … Continue reading ENEL X AND ARRIVAL PARTNER TO LAUNCH BUS TRIALS IN ITALY

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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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