July 15th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
New figures from Bloomberg New Energy Finance published Wednesday show that renewable energy investment in China plummeted 39% in the first half of 2019, down to $28.8 billion, the lowest figure for any half-year period since 2013, subsequently dragging global renewable energy investment down 14% to $117.6 billion.
July 13th, 2019 | by Kyle Field
In its quest to start a people-powered electric bike Rayvolution, Barcelona-based Rayvolt has been churning out a line of unique ebikes that blend the classic motorcycle styling of yesteryear with the high tech electric powertrains of tomorrow for customers, today
May 24th, 2019 | by Kyle Field
From the glossy pages of its catalogs and the beautiful pictures that adorn the Rayvolt website, it is not immediately clear what kind of company Rayvolt is. So when they invited CleanTechnica out to their headquarters to meet the team and to see their new lineup of ebikes for 2019, we were excited to get a look behind the curtain at what it was that really made them tick
May 17th, 2019 | by Kyle Field
BYD has taken another step forward in electrifying mass transit in Spain, as the company has landed a deal with EMT Madrid for 15 BYD 12-meter buses. The new order marks the first order of fully electric buses from BYD for EMT Madrid, which is the primary operator of public surface transit operations in the Spanish capital
April 14th, 2019 | by Alex Voigt
Demand is a mystery that can only be measured once supply is provided, and at that point, it's not demand anymore. You only know what demand you really had after its gone. Supply is a fact you can easily measure, while demand is never really known or completely understood. Even worse, the supply you measure is usually only a part of the demand you once had, and the closer you get to the moment of supply, the more you know how real the demand is
April 4th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
GE Renewable Energy announced this week that it has been selected to supply wind turbines to the 342 megawatt (MW) Phoenix project, which will develop 10 new wind parks in Aragón, Spain
March 27th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
SEAT is planning to lead the way in affordable electric cars for Volkswagen Group using its new MEB chassis.
February 17th, 2019 | by Kyle Field
The European Invasion Continues With Model 3 Deliveries In Norway, Finland, Germany & More
January 29th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan
Word on the street today is that Tesla Model 3 buyers in Europe are receiving delivery date estimates
January 23rd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Spanish industrial energy supplier FORTIA ENERGÍA and Nordic renewable energy producer Statkraft announced on Monday a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) which will see Statkraft provide 3 terawatt-hours of renewable energy over ten years
January 23rd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The energy regulators for France and Spain announced last week that they had rejected the controversial Franco-Spanish South Transit East Pyrenees (STEP) natural gas pipeline, the first stage in the larger Midi-Catalonia (MidCat) gas pipeline, citing costs and that it was not necessary
November 27th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Italian energy giant Enel has announced its Strategic Plan for the next three years, which includes plans to invest €10.6 billion in new renewable energy capacity with plans to create an additional 11.6 gigawatts (GW).
November 19th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
Wallbox is an electric vehicle charging equipment (EVSE) manufacturer based in Spain that's bringing some of the smartest, most innovative chargers to the market. CleanTechnica connected with Wallbox's CEO Enric Asunción to talk about the work it is doing on its current lineup of products and what the future holds for the company
November 16th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Recent reports have suggested that the Spanish government is currently preparing a Law on Climatic Change which would seek to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 20% in 2030 and by 90% in 2050, while targeting 70% renewable electricity generation by 2030 and 100% by 2050.
November 4th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor
Europe’s automotive market is slowly getting charged. The drivers of electrification are EU regulatory agencies, which are imposing ever-stricter limits on carbon and nitrogen oxide pollution. Meanwhile, the German auto industry is pulling in the other direction, using its immense political power to try to delay and water down emissions regulations. The various European countries are caught in the middle -- some are embracing the electric future, some are resisting it, and most are muddling through with no particular plan
October 20th, 2018 | by Michael Barnard
EWF appears to be positioning itself wisely and carefully in the emerging blockchain-for-energy space. It's not trying to boil the ocean, it's aligning itself with the regulated marketplace for electricity and it's partnering with serious organizations.
September 30th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan
Our friends at EV Volumes — true EV data fiends — have released another report on electric car sales and trends. There are another of interesting findings, but the chart that jumped out to me the most was one about battery chemistry
September 27th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Spanish renewable energy giant Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has announced this week that it will supply 233 megawatts (MW) worth of wind turbines to eight wind farms across Spain, for a total of 70 turbines
September 13th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The growth of the wind energy industry in Europe is expected to continue over the next five years, increasing by around 17 gigawatts (GW) per year through to 2022, but WindEurope believes "policy uncertainty and a lack of ambition" may halt this impressive growth in the long term
August 23rd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has capped off a big August of announcements with a wind turbine supply and commissioning agreement worth 275 megawatts (MW) for the TG East Wind Project in Texas.
July 27th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Europe added a total of 4.5 gigawatts (GW) of new wind energy throughout the first half of 2018, according to new data from WindEurope, down by 26% on the same period a year earlier, heralding what some believe are "worrying trends" for the market
July 17th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
The electricity grid operator in Spain, Red Eléctrica de España (REE), announced that renewable electricity generation provided 45.8 percent of the electricity demand of the mainland for the first six months of
June 16th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan
The new Nissan LEAF doesn't get a ton of attention or love. It was born in the shadow of the Tesla Model 3, and that's a big shadow. But it's a few leaps above the original LEAF, and that model is still the most common plug-in car on the planet as far as I've seen
May 3rd, 2018 | by James Ayre
One of the Volkswagen Group's primary brands, Spain's SEAT, has launched a new all-electric carsharing service in the city of Barcelona (Spain)