Global Plugin Vehicle Sales Up 43% In 2020, European Sales Up 137%

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 08 Feb 2021 15:39:18 +0000

Plugin electric vehicles (fully electric vehicles as well as plugin hybrids) had a sales increase of 43% in 2020 compared to 2019 according to new data from EV Volumes. That meant a rise from 2.5% market share in 2019 to 4.2% share of the global light-duty vehicle market in 2020. In the first half of […]

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Denmark To Build World’s First Energy Island In The North Sea

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 21:57:39 +0000

Denmark has reached a landmark agreement on the construction of an energy hub in the North Sea. The energy hub will be an artificially constructed island 80 kilometers from the shore of the peninsula Jutland.

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Denmark, Luxembourg, & Netherlands Lead On Electric Buses In Europe

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 16:07:34 +0000

Denmark leads the way when it comes to putting zero-emission urban buses on the streets in Europe, with 78% of new vehicles being electric, according to the latest data from green NGO Transport & Environment

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Total Grabs U.S. Solar and Storage, Joins Bid for Offshore Wind

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 15:21:32 +0000

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French energy major Total has signed an agreement to develop 12 utility-scale solar and energy storage projects in the U.S., announcing the deal Jan. 14, the same day the company said it has joined with Spain’s Iberdrola in a bid for one of the world’s largest offshore wind projects. The moves continue Total’s diversification from […]

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The New Danish Vehicle Taxes Are Still Crazy Complicated

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 18:05:48 +0000

When I wrote about the new Danish vehicle tax scheme finally going into law, I was a bit easy on the details, just listing some new prices. There’s a reason for that. Read on if you don’t mind wasting a few minutes. You probably won’t believe it can be this complicated anyway

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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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VW ID.3 Is Car Of The Year In Denmark 2021: For The 2nd Year In A Row, The Title Goes To An EV!

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 22:37:12 +0000

Back in 2017 when I saw the prototype of the VW ID.3 at the international auto show IAA in Frankfurt, I wondered if this would be the success that VW was hoping for

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My Quest For Net Zero & Beyond With Tesla Model 3 — Part 5

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2020 06:02:12 +0000

I have now crossed the 30,000 miles (49,000 km) milestone in my 2019 Tesla Model 3, in just over 16 months, and in October I reached one full year on a set of Michelin CrossClimate+ tires, which will give some precise range data, so this is a perfect time for an update

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Google Buying Subsidy-Free Solar Power In Denmark

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 20:36:21 +0000

As I’ve been writing recently, solar power prices just keep on dropping. How much? Well, enough that it makes financial sense for Google to buy subsidy-free solar power in extremely northerly (i.e., grey) Denmark

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