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Germany, France, & UK Lead In New EV Sales In Europe

August 22nd, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

I recently published articles on the top countries in the world in terms of plug-in vehicle market share and fully electric vehicle market share — that is, the countries with the highest shares of their overall auto sales coming from plug-in vehicle sales or from 100% electric vehicle sales


Finland Achieves 16% Plugin Vehicle Market Share

August 1st, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Finland is the 4th best country in the world in terms of plugin vehicle market share this year. It is at 16% market share, double its 8% market share in 2019 and more than triple its 5% market share in 2018, according to our friends at EV Volumes


Top 14 European Countries In EV Market Share — Sales From 2012–2020 (Charts)

July 29th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

I recently published a report on the top 5 countries in terms of plugin vehicle market share (percentage of their auto sales coming from plugin vehicle sales). Underneath that article, some readers requested that I do a report focused only on fully electric vehicles. I thought that was a good idea, so here's a report on that topic


Wärtsilä To Design & Equip Two Electric Ferries For Norway

June 25th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan

A few weeks ago CleanTechnica covered Wärtsilä's new emissions-free barge, with interchangeable energy containers. Before that, it was tugboats (in 2017). Soon, we may find out how captivating it would be to get a glimpse of electric cars on electric ferries!


Swedish Housing Developer Bonava To Make All Of Its New Parking Bays EV Ready

January 10th, 2020 | by Jake Richardson

The Swedish housing developer Bonava announced it will make parking bays in its new Finnish development projects EV ready. The company is the first developer in Finland to do so, and is partnering with Parking Energy Ltd. to prepare the parking bays. The bays will have electricity, cables, and a Parking Energy Quick Connector. Jiri Räsänen, Parking Energy's CEO, answered some questions about the work for CleanTechnica.


Vestas Finishes Q2 With Trademark Flurry Of Activity & 40% Bump In Orders

July 2nd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Danish wind energy giant Vestas Wind Systems A/S finished off the second quarter of 2019 with its trademark flurry of activity, announcing 1,775 megawatts (MW) of new wind turbine orders over the last four days of the quarter, pushing its total orders for the first half of the year to 7,605 MW, a 40% increase over the same period in


Finland Approves 2029 Coal Ban For Energy Use

March 6th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Finland has brought forward its coal phase-out date by one year, according to reports, with the new deadline set for May 1, 2029, after which coal will be banned from use as an energy source except in an emergency. 


Circular Economy: Redesigning Economy Beyond A Product

February 22nd, 2019 | by The Beam

The recent debate around circular economy tends to focus primarily on product redesign. But a circular ‘economy’ encompasses more than just product design, it's about product business development and the interactions between players in the ecosystem.


23 Big EV Battery Stories — #NewsBonanza

December 29th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

There's so much cleantech news to cover that we generally have hundreds of stories on our "story sheet" that we're never able to cover. In the coming days, we'll be rolling out a couple of strategies to help deal with our backlog. Yep, this #NewsParty format is one of those


Google Signs PPAs In Finland Worth 190 Megawatts

September 13th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Global internet behemoth Google announced this week that it has signed three new Power Purchase Agreements to acquire the electricity generated from three wind farms in Finland worth a total of 190 megawatts (MW), continuing the company's push to remain 100% sourced by renewable energy



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