New Charging Station in Spain Uses 2nd-Life Electric Bus Batteries

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 20:10:11 +0000

The first charging station in Spain to use second-life electric bus batteries for energy storage is now online. The batteries come from Irizar electric buses. The charging stations are being produced and installed by Ibil. And the locations for the initial projects are Repsol service stations. The are 50 kW fast charger stations (rather than […]

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The Wallbox Pulsar Plus Charger Arrives In North America — CleanTechnica Review

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 14:00:04 +0000

The Barcelona-based EV charging gurus at Wallbox sent us their first entry into the North American residential EV charging market, the Pulsar Plus, for a review. We put this brilliant compact charger to the test and it is clearly a serious contender for a number of reasons

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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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BYD To Supply 30 More Electric Buses To Madrid’s EMT, Part Of Spain’s Largest Electric Bus Purchase

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 14:35:02 +0000

As part of Spain’s largest-ever electric bus order, BYD, the world’s leading electric bus manufacturer, will supply 30 40-foot pure electric buses for public transportation operations in Madrid, the Municipal Transport Company of Madrid, (EMT Madrid) announced. 

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Britain, US, Spain boost antivirus drive

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2020 16:36:40 +0000

PARIS: Countries among the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic unveiled further measures on Friday to battle rising infections, as the number of cases worldwide passed 21 million. The United States Department of Homeland Security said it was extending a ban on nonessential travel through border crossings with Canada and Mexico throughout most of September […]

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In The European Charging Jungle With A Porsche Taycan

Credit to Author: Jacek Fior| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 03:47:23 +0000

Reporting from the Taycan #eRally, I’m planning to make many CleanTechnica readers happy today and will throw in some interesting real-life data on charging, range, and energy use

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Spain takes aim at nightclubs and beaches as virus rebounds

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Sun, 26 Jul 2020 09:31:17 +0000

BARCELONA: Nightclubs, bars and beaches — some of Spain’s most beloved summer venues — are facing new lockdown restrictions after turning into coronavirus hot spots. The northeast region of Catalonia now hosts two of the most worrying virus hotspots in Spain, prompting authorities in Barcelona and an interior agricultural area around Lleida to tighten restrictions […]

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Spain Just Closed 47% Of Its Coal Power Plants, & Will Be 73% Soon

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 03:57:45 +0000

Spain just closed down 7 of its remaining 15 coal power plants on June 30. That’s a flick of the switch (or something a few switches perhaps) and 47% of the country’s coal power plant capacity was shut down

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