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Author Archives: Jesper Berggreen

Vestas To Test Solar & Wind Hybrid System In Spain

March 27th, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen

Renewable energy companies Vestas and Energias de Portugal Renováveis (EDPR) describe a hybrid demonstration setup based on wind and solar photovoltaics to be installed at an EDPR wind farm in Cádiz, Spain, in a press release


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.



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