Tags: Europe

Europe need to increase wind energy capacity 25-fold by 2050: European Union

The European Commission on Thursday said. the European Union will need to increase its offshore wind energy capacity 25-fold by 2050 to meet its climate change targets. The Commission in its offshore renewable energy plan said – 27-country bloc should target 60 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind energy by 2030 and 300GW by 2050, up […]

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Lightsource BP announces their expansion into the Iberian energy sector

Lightsource BP announced their expansion into the Iberian energy sector. Lightsource BP has already established operations across Europe in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Netherlands and Italy, operating a 2GW solar portfolio. Based in Madrid, the team will focus on working with local partners to acquire and co-develop large-scale ground mount solar sites across the Iberian […]

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BYD to deliver largest fleet of articulated electric buses in Europe

BYD will deliver the largest fleet of pure electric articulated buses in Europe to Norway’s capital city, Oslo. Two orders have been placed by Nobina, the first European operator to put Chinese produced BYD 18m ebuses into operation, for a total of 42 units of the BYD 18m. BYD has had two artics running in […]

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Race is on to set up Europe’s electric car charging network

Charging an electric car away from home can be an exercise in uncertainty – hunting for that one lonely station at the back of a rest-area parking lot and hoping it’s working. In Europe, some of the biggest automakers are out to remove such anxieties from the battery-only driving experience and encourage electric-vehicle sales by […]

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German minister to carmakers: Invest in electric cars or lose out

The German automotive industry must invest heavily in electric car technology and develop battery production facilities in Europe to keep up with global competitors, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said in a newspaper interview published on Monday. Altmaier told Germany’s newspaper that the carmakers needed to invest high “two-digit billion amounts” in electric car technology, saying […]

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EU, US fail to agree on alternatives to solar products safeguard tariffs

The European Union (EU) and the US have informed the World Trade Organization (WTO) that Washington has rejected Brussels’ proposals to US safeguard tariffs imposed on solar products, the two parties said in a joint filing published by the WTO on Tuesday. In addition, there was no agreement on a form of compensation but they […]

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Jolywood, Solar Systems Partners to Develop Sustainable Energy In Ukraine and CIS Countries

Jolywood recently entered a business partnership with Solar Systems to work jointly to promote high-efficiency N-type bifacial solar products manufactured by Jolywood in East European and West Asian countries and endeavor to facilitate a sustainable future for local residents. Under the agreement, Jolywood and Solar Systems aim to achieve a total sales and installation of […]

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Goodyear introduces new tire technology designed to advance the performance of EVs

Goodyear offered a sneak peek during the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show of its EfficientGrip Performance with Electric Drive Technology, a prototype tire for the growing electric vehicle market that will be on the road by 2019 in Europe. Goodyear testing reveals that traditional tires can wear out up to 30% faster on electric vehicles […]

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EU’s Installed wind power capacity breaks record

Wind power capacity in the European Union (EU) touched 169 gigawatts in 2017, an increase of 20 per cent compared to the previous year, breaking an earlier record, according to an annual report released on Tuesday. Of the new wind capacity, 12.5 GW was from onshore plants and 3.1 GW from offshore, marking an increase […]

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