Category Archives: Electric Vehicle

Reuse or recycle batteries?

More and more batteries will be needed in the future. This also means that more batteries will have to be recycled or reused. But which method is the most effective and sustainable? Well, as we discovered, it depends on which cutting-edge researcher you ask. By Mattias Dahlström In the future, a more sustainable and fossil-free … Continue reading Reuse or recycle batteries?

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Acciona renews its motosharing fleet in Madrid and Barcelona

ACCIONA’s commitment to shared mobility services is reinforced with the renewal of its fleet in Madrid and Barcelona. The electric motorcycles, all of which are manufactured by Silence, ACCIONA’s electric vehicle brand, now have improved performance, comfort and safety. In Barcelona, Acciona has completed a full fleet change, incorporating the latest version of the Silence … Continue reading Acciona renews its motosharing fleet in Madrid and Barcelona

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Solar and wind energy are on the rise in the United States

Clean energy is booming in the United States.  According to “Renewables on the Rise 2023,” the seventh edition of our annual report on the state of clean energy in America, the United States now generates nearly 12 times as much solar power and 2.6 times as much wind power as it did in 2013.  Taken … Continue reading Solar and wind energy are on the rise in the United States

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How your electric car can help power the energy transition

It is common knowledge that electric vehicles (EVs) are cleaner alternatives to conventional vehicles. However, their role in the energy transition extends beyond cutting direct emissions, underlining their crucial importance. This is why policymakers across the globe are dedicating efforts to make the massive deployment of EVs a reality. Under the International Renewable Energy Agency’s … Continue reading How your electric car can help power the energy transition

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Why EV-Battery Innovation is Key to Sparking a Renewable Revolution

Increasing the uptake of electric vehicles (EVs) is a fundamental part of accelerating the renewables-based energy transition and getting us onto the 1.5°C pathway. The uptake of EVs holds the potential to cut emissions by the replacement of fossil fuel based vehicles but also to enable flexibility in the energy system that allow the integration … Continue reading Why EV-Battery Innovation is Key to Sparking a Renewable Revolution

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Rapid progress of key clean energy technologies shows the new energy economy is emerging faster

The pace of deployment of some clean energy technologies – such as solar PV and electric vehicles – shows what can be achieved with sufficient ambition and policy action, but faster change is urgently needed across most components of the energy system to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, according to the IEA’s latest evaluation … Continue reading Rapid progress of key clean energy technologies shows the new energy economy is emerging faster

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Diversifying Critical Material Supply Chains Minimises Geopolitical Risks

Geopolitics of the Energy Transition: Critical Materials examines the geopolitical risks and opportunities linked to a growing demand for materials in the coming years and calls for a holistic approach to diversify supply chains. The energy transition requires a dramatic increase in the supply of critical materials, yet their supplies chains remain vulnerable to a … Continue reading Diversifying Critical Material Supply Chains Minimises Geopolitical Risks

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Iberdrola and AEDIVE promote the electrification of heavy goods transport

Iberdrola and the Business Association for the Development and Promotion of Electric Mobility (AEDIVE) have signed an agreement to create an alliance for the electrification of heavy road transport in Spain. The initiative aims to accelerate the decarbonisation of heavy road transport and combat climate change. At the same time, it aims to improve fuel … Continue reading Iberdrola and AEDIVE promote the electrification of heavy goods transport

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Powering the Energy Transition with Smart Electrification

Electrifying the use of energy in industry, transport and buildings with renewables is a cost-effective way to decarbonise end-use sectors, increase security of supply, reduce dependency of imported fossil fuels and mitigate risks of fuel prices volatility as experienced in recent years. A new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) provides governments with … Continue reading Powering the Energy Transition with Smart Electrification

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Energy transition in the Americas: three key questions

The Americas have seen a surge of interest and activity directed towards the energy transition over the past 12 months. While a common goal of a net zero future is shared from north to south, individual countries are approaching the task in ways that suit their own unique circumstances. In our latest quarterly Energy transition … Continue reading Energy transition in the Americas: three key questions

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The rise of China’s solar and power sector and its global dominance

China is rapidly advancing its decarbonization efforts, exceeding expectations and outpacing other countries in clean energy spending. The country’s solar power and electric vehicle sectors are experiencing significant growth, with China set to increase its solar capacity threefold and electric vehicle sales surpassing a third of all vehicle sales.China’s substantial investment in renewable energy has … Continue reading The rise of China’s solar and power sector and its global dominance

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Ingeteam presents the RAPID 60, its latest electric mobility innovation

Ingeteam, in its firm commitment to provide equipment that contributes to the decarbonisation of the planet, will be presenting at The Smarter E – Intersolar – Power 2 drive and at EVS36, its new range of RAPID 60 chargers, for fast charging, 60 kW, to meet the potential of the most demanding vehicles. They have … Continue reading Ingeteam presents the RAPID 60, its latest electric mobility innovation

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Ingeteam announces the manufacture of EV charging stations in Milwaukee to meet the growing demand in the American market

Ingeteam will support the Biden-Harris administration’s ambitious goals to combat the climate crisis by deploying a national network of 500,000 EV chargers along America’s highways. With this new investment, Ingeteam Electric Vehicle Chargers will increase its production capacity of DC Fast Chargers (DCFC) and L2 EV chargers (ranging from 7.5kW up to 420 kW) for … Continue reading Ingeteam announces the manufacture of EV charging stations in Milwaukee to meet the growing demand in the American market

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DNV forecasts oil demand in transport sector to half by 2050

Transport sector will be revolutionized by electrification but increase its share of overall emissions. Electricity is continuing to gain traction in previously thought to be hard-to-electrify sectors including heavy trucking and aviation. Electricity’s share in transport will grow from 1% today to 23% in 2050, according to DNV’s latest Transport in Transition report.      DNV’s … Continue reading DNV forecasts oil demand in transport sector to half by 2050

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BMW Group and E.ON create ’Connected Home Charging’, the first pan-European ecosystem for intelligent charging at home

The BMW Group and E.ON have agreed on the first pan-European cooperation for intelligent charging at home. The aim of the strategic cooperation is to create ‘Connected Home Charging’, a holistic charging ecosystem that will allow customers to connect their electrified BMW or MINI vehicle with the energy system, as part of a climate-neutral, sustainable … Continue reading BMW Group and E.ON create ’Connected Home Charging’, the first pan-European ecosystem for intelligent charging at home

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Demand for electric cars is booming, with sales expected to leap 35% this year after a record-breaking 2022

The global auto industry is undergoing a sea change, with implications for the energy sector, as electrification is set to avoid the need for 5 million barrels of oil a day by 2030. Global sales of electric cars are set to surge to yet another record this year, expanding their share of the overall car … Continue reading Demand for electric cars is booming, with sales expected to leap 35% this year after a record-breaking 2022

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Latin America’s opportunity in critical minerals for the clean energy transition

Latin America is an established producer of several minerals essential for clean energy technologies, and could build on its well-established mining sector to diversify into new minerals and help the global economy avoid the shortfalls and bottlenecks that could threaten clean energy transitions. The region already produces large quantities of lithium, which is needed for … Continue reading Latin America’s opportunity in critical minerals for the clean energy transition

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Where are wind power and solar energy technologies made?

When looking at where clean energy technologies and their components are made, one thing is very clear: China dominates the industry. The country, along with the rest of the Asia Pacific region, accounts for approximately 75% of global manufacturing capacity across seven clean energy technologies. Based on the IEA’s 2023 Energy Technology Perspectives report, the … Continue reading Where are wind power and solar energy technologies made?

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Statkraft explores opportunities for its fast-growing EV charging business Mer

Statkraft, Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy, has started to explore the opportunity to invite new shareholders into the ownership structure of its fully-owned electric vehicle (EV) charging operator Mer, to support the company’s ambitious growth strategy. Statkraft, who will remain an active and committed majority shareholder in Mer, has engaged Carnegie and Skandinaviska Enskilda … Continue reading Statkraft explores opportunities for its fast-growing EV charging business Mer

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