Plug-In Vehicles = 5.7% of Portugal’s Auto Sales

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2020 23:51:10 +0000

The Netherlands got most of the press from EV fans in recent weeks and months thanks to a stunning 54% plug-in vehicle (PEV) market share at the end of 2019 and the Tesla Model 3 bagging approximately twice as many 2019 sales as the #2 Volkswagen Polo

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Plug-In Vehicles = 5.5% of Switzerland’s Auto Sales

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2020 19:12:01 +0000

Far and away, the Swiss plug-in vehicle (PEV) leader was the Model 3, which had 29% of PEV market share. That means it had ~1.6% of the overall auto market in Switzerland all by itself, and it put the Model 3 at #4 in the overall auto market in the country, only trailing the Skoda Octavia, Volkswagen Tiguan, and Volkswagen Golf

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A Decade of Turmoil: How Nuclear and Coal Have Struggled to Survive

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 05:05:45 +0000

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The past 10 years have been filled with trials and tribulations for both the nuclear and coal power industries. From accidents to plant closures there has been little to cheer about. Still, nuclear and coal power continue to provide reliable baseload generation to billions of customers around the globe. Here’s a look back at the […]

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Switzerland Closes One of World’s Oldest Nuclear Plants

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 18:00:08 +0000

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Switzerland on Dec. 20 shut down one of the world’s oldest nuclear power plants, as part of its plan to shutter all its reactors by 2050. Muehleberg Nuclear Power Plant, the smallest of the country’s four remaining plants, began operating in 1972. The 355-MW facility operated by Bernische Kraftwerke AG (BKW) and majority-owned by the […]

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Record European Electric Bus Order (157 Volvo Buses), + Volvo Trucks Launches Urban Electric Trucks

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 05:14:58 +0000

Volvo is not particularly well known for electric car leadership — it is far behind in that realm. However, over in Europe, the company is quite a big producer of commercial trucks and buses, and it is rolling out big electric vehicles news in those industries

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Fastned Continues To See Rapid Revenue & Customer Growth, + Geographic Expansion

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 22:04:58 +0000

Fastned’s Q3 quarterly update shows the growth we have become accustomed to from this company. It is usual exponential growth, albeit slowing from 2018. The numbers are impressive, but they appear more impressive when looking at this graph

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Tesla Model 3 Is #1 Best Selling Vehicle In Norway, #3 In Netherlands, #7 In Switzerland — CleanTechnica Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2019 23:11:45 +0000

The Tesla Model 3 is in a class of its own. It’s quicker and more fun to drive than a BMW, safer than a Volvo, has better tech than a Mercedes, and often has a total cost of ownership similar to a Toyota Camry or Honda Accord. All of that makes it a highly competitive vehicle in several markets. Its biggest downside is that the starting price, especially in Europe, put it in the premium car class, and many consumers can’t afford a premium-class car

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The Vision Art Edition Brings Together 1UP & Other International Artists For Solar Art Auction

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2019 04:05:46 +0000

The ability to harness the power of the sun to generate electricity without generating greenhouse gas emissions is one of the great magic tricks of our age. Even with magic, there are going to be leftovers, scraps, and secondhand products. The Solar Panel Art Series takes these outcasts, these used solar panels, and puts them in the hands of some of the most talented artists of our day

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Tesla Sales Tank In Europe Again (NOT)

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 02:00:31 +0000

We have the Tesla registration numbers for the first month of Q3, and again the rumor mill that Tesla sales tanked in Europe is in full gear. The narrative is that the delivery numbers (wrongly called sales) in July are just a fraction of the numbers in June

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Siemens Will Cut Another 2,700 Jobs; GE Announces Cuts in Switzerland

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 21:41:16 +0000

Siemens on June 18 said it would cut 2,700 jobs from its Gas and Power division, on top of 10,400 positions the German engineering firm last month said it would jettison as part of cost-cutting measures. The Siemens’ announcement comes one day after U.S.-based rival GE said it would cut 450 jobs at two of […]

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