The POWER Interview: FREYR Leads Wave of New Battery Manufacturing

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2023 13:13:16 +0000

Growth in the energy storage market, including the transportation sector, has spurred a ramp-up in global battery manufacturing and investment in new technologies. Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) in the U.S. has brought a flurry of announcements from foreign companies eager to build manufacturing plants in America. FREYR, a Norway-based company, late last […]

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The Tremendous Potential—and Challenge—of Offshore Wind Energy

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2023 14:13:43 +0000

Wind turbines must move farther offshore to gain greater efficiency. But the challenges associated with doing so are significant. At the Dutch village of Den Oever, just north of Amsterdam, the A7 motorway extends onto the Afsluitdijk, a 32-kilometer dike that separates IJsselmeer Lake and the North Sea. Near the midway point, approaching the village […]

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Norway’s Plugins Continue To Grow, Tesla Model Y Bestseller

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2023 12:51:00 +0000

February saw Norway’s plugin electric vehicle share continue to grow to 90.1%, from 86.1% year on year. All the growth came from full electrics, whilst plugin hybrids lost share. Overall auto volume was 7,439 units, down some 9% YoY. The bestselling vehicle was the Tesla Model Y. February’s 90.1% overall plugin share comprised 83.1% full […]

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XPeng Enters 4 European Countries

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2023 04:40:41 +0000

One of the most exciting car companies in the world — from my perspective — is the Chinese “smart EV” startup XPeng. It’s been around for a few years, so it may seem like a veteran in some regards in this fast-growing and fast-changing market, but it’s very much a nascent company trying to scale […]

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Norway’s Auto Sales Hit 60-Year Low After Tax Increases

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 03 Feb 2023 07:10:23 +0000

Norway saw plugin electric vehicles take 76.3% share of the auto market in January, down from 90.5% year on year. The January auto market was highly anomalous due to the new year’s introduction of tighter auto emissions and tax increases, which had pulled sales forward into December. Overall January auto volumes were just 1,860 units, […]

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NIO ES8 Review — 1st impressions

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2023 00:56:03 +0000

I wrote a long article about NIO in the summer 2022. I had visited NIO and the NIO House in Oslo in the spring. While most of the visit was a conference about NIO, the next day we did have the opportunity to drive and use the battery swap station outside of Oslo. It was […]

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There Is A Princess With An Electric Carriage In Norway!

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2023 00:30:55 +0000

Mercedes EQS SUVMy four-year-old daughter loves movies and books about princesses. She likes to dress up like a princess. My daughters also like to ask me hard questions about why we don’t have a king and queen in Zimbabwe and princesses like in the books and movies on TV and why other countries have kings and queens. […]

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Politician Embarrassed For Telling The Truth: Cabinet Minister Criticizes Norway’s Green Hydrogen Goals

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2023 18:38:26 +0000

DALL·E generated image of a politician embarrassed because he told the truthNorway is just a rich, European Algeria with a big piggybank. That means it’s going to survive the transition adequately, but its economy is going to radically transform.

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