Fastned Is Getting A Solid Foothold In Northern Belgium (Flanders)

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 11:10:29 +0000

After a hesitant start a few years ago, the first sign of progress was winning the order to build 13 highway fast-charging stations in December 2019. This was followed by two stations at Ostend–Bruges International Airport and a shopping plaza in Roeselare. This last month, we saw the results of the activities in Belgium aimed […]

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European countries tighten virus curbs, France ‘critical’

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2021 02:37:38 +0000

PARIS: France, Belgium and Poland on Saturday tightened curbs as coronavirus cases surged in Europe while the Philippines prepared for a giant lockdown and Chile confined over 80 percent of its population. France has admitted that the situation is “critical” and added three more departments to the 16 already under tight restrictions. Around 20 million […]

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Palm Sunday: Lessons from Christ’s entry into Jerusalem

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2021 06:24:13 +0000

FOR the second year in a row, the faithful will witness this year’s Holy Week solemnity on TV, laptop, tablet, or smartphone screens. They will perform vicariously the ritual waving of “palaspas” (palm fronds) this Palm Sunday. Images of Christ’s entry into Jerusalem atop a donkey are vividly sketched in the gospel narratives. He descends […]

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Only Belgium & Slovakia On Track To Meet EU Air Pollution Targets

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 08:48:22 +0000

All of the EU’s member states but two have failed to show how they will slash air pollution to comply with the emissions limits set out in the EU’s National Emission Ceilings Directive, a troubling new report finds

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With “Hyperscale” Renewable Energy Storage, Energy-Sucking Data Centers Suck Less

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2020 19:45:06 +0000

Data centers are getting a bad rap on energy consumption, but new hyperscale renewable energy storage technology could save their reputation

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Volvo XC40 Recharge Production Starts, With 1st Deliveries Planned For October

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 18:39:44 +0000

Volvo is kicking its electrification efforts into gear today with the announcement that production of the fully electric XC40 Recharge has started at its Ghent, Belgium production plant. “Today is a momentous occasion for Volvo Cars and for all employees here in Ghent,” said Javier Varela, head of global industrial operations and quality. “As we continue to [&hellip

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More Than Half Of Europeans Want Earlier End To Palm Oil In Diesel

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2020 14:55:34 +0000

Adults across Europe do not want to promote the burning of palm oil or soy oil in diesel cars and trucks

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1st Floating Solar Power Plant In Belgium Goes Up — 17,250 Floating Solar Panels

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 06:32:42 +0000

Floating PV NV installed a floating solar power plant on 5 hectares of lake at a cost of €2 million project. It includes 17,250 solar panels that are expected to produce 7 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of electricity per year, which is approximately how much 2,000 homes in the region use

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HelloFresh Begins Delivering Food In Mercedes-Benz Electric Vans

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 20:47:06 +0000

A funny thing for an American who moves to Europe or visits for a bit is seeing Mercedes-Benz vans, trucks, and even buses. In the US, we’ve got the luxury cars and SUVs, but Mercedes delivery vans and heavy-duty vehicles is an odd concept. Now, if you go to Belgium, you may even see electric Mercedes delivery vans delivering food boxes (prepared meals). They include a special design for keeping the food cool

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