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About Jesper Berggreen

Jesper Berggreen Jesper had his perspective on the world expanded vastly after having attended primary school in rural Africa in the early 1980s. And while educated a computer programmer and laboratory technician, working with computers and lab-robots at the institute of forensic medicine in Aarhus, Denmark, he never forgets what life is like having nothing. Thus it became obvious for him that technological advancement is necessary for the prosperity of all humankind, sharing this one vessel we call planet earth. However, technology has to be smart, clean, sustainable, widely accessible, and democratic in order to change the world for the better. Writing about clean energy, electric transportation, energy poverty, and related issues, he gets the message through to anyone who wants to know better. Jesper is founder of Lifelike.dk.

Author Archives: Jesper Berggreen

Electric Drag Racing With True Cousins — The Bikes

March 23rd, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen

This is the first of two parts about the cousins Hans-Henrik Thomsen and Glenn Ellegaard Nielsen and their amazing efforts in electrifying the drag racing sport. They have built and driven battery-powered vehicles for drag racing since 2007, resulting in 7 — still standing — world records with 4 different vehicles: 2 motorcycles and 2 cars

Fake Minced Meat May Substantiate Base Reality Claim

March 2nd, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen

This stuff looks and feels like meat to a degree that kind of scares me. There are even fine specks of white fatty bits in it, from coconut oil I guess. And by now, thoughts start bothering me about why this product has to be like the real thing? What is real anyway?

Denmark To Test Hydrogen Buses — But Why?

February 22nd, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen

The northern region of Denmark has ordered 3 hydrogen fuel cell powered buses, at an expected price tag of almost $1 million each. In itself that is a very high cost compared to a standard Chinese BYD K9 electric bus at about $500,000, but what strikes me more is the chosen headline in the country's respected national news media: "The future is here: the country's first hydrogen buses are coming."

The New Nissan Leaf On Tour: Meet & Greet Denmark

February 19th, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen

The Danish Association of EV owners, FDEL, had arranged a day trip through 5 major cities in the country with the new Nissan Leaf, giving the most curious of us a chance to see the car up close before official release

Faster E-Bikes In Danish Bike Lanes: Green Bliss Or Split Skulls?

February 15th, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen

Today, the Danish Road Safety Agency released a draft for a trial on letting so-called Speed Pedelecs use bike lanes in the country. Speed Pedelecs are able to reach a motor-assisted top speed of 45 km/h (28 mph) as opposed to standard Pedelec e-bikes that can go 25 km/h (15 mph)

A Bike Or A Car? Meet Podbike!

February 12th, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen

Chief engineer and founder of Podbike Per Hassel Sørensen assures us that this is a bike, even if it looks like a car. He says it's a 4-wheel electric bike with features not found in any other bike.

EV Sales In Denmark In 2017 Were A Joke — 698 Total

January 26th, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen

While Norway can be the proud of record-breaking 21% all-electric new car sales, Denmark is falling shamefully behind. One political blunder after the other has killed the EV market in the country, like the recent lowering of taxes on fossil fuel cars

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