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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.


Plug-In Vehicles = 11% of Swedish Auto Market

January 4th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Sweden probably isn't one of the first countries that come to mind when talking about electric vehicle leaders, but plug-in vehicles have a higher market share there than in almost any other country in the world. In 2019, 11% of auto sales were sales of plug-in vehicles


5 Battery & EV Charging Stories You May Have Missed

January 2nd, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Electric vehicle (EV) batteries and charging may not be as exciting as robotaxis and other autonomous vehicles, there's been a variety of fun news about these matters that should help to further raise awareness and get people to switch to EVs


Europe’s Green Deal: EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen Announces “Europe’s Man on the Moon Moment” (Videos)

December 15th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan

As some act to stall progress, the forward motion provided by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and all she represents is a remarkable step forward. Presenting a Green Deal plan for Europe at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, she and her colleagues took a seed from US progressives and gave it the watering and care it needed in the fertile ground of Europe


Plug-In Vehicles = 14% of Vehicle Sales in Sweden in November

December 5th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

Norway gets most of the glory for electric vehicle sales leadership, or China does for the sheer volume of sales there (approximately half of the global market), but there are a few other country markets with notable electric vehicle market share (if not volume) that are fun to track and interesting to compare to Norway. One of those markets is Sweden, which very quietly sits near the top of EV market share rankings


Europe Installs 4.9 Gigawatts Of New Wind In 1st Half Of 2019

July 29th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Europe installed a total of 4.9 gigawatts (GW) of new wind energy capacity across the first half of 2019, according to new figures published last week by the region's wind energy trade body, WindEurope, including a total of 1,927 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind energy. 


Amazon Announces 3 New Wind Projects In Europe & US

April 10th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Internet e-commerce and cloud-computing giant Amazon announced three new wind energy projects on Monday, which will serve to help the company further its long-term goal of powering Amazon Web Services (AWS) global infrastructure with renewable energy


European Countries Are The Most Ready For Global Energy Transition

March 26th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Sweden, Switzerland, and Norway lead a host of European countries judged by the World Economic Forum as those most ready for the global energy transition, while Canada, Australia, and South Korea are the only Advanced Economies performing well below the average, due primarily to poor environmental sustainability policies. 


The Polestar 2 Will Bring Electric Luxury & Performance In 2020

February 27th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Polestar has taken a step towards establishing itself as a serious competitor in the performance electric vehicle space with today's unveiling of the brand's first fully electric vehicle, the Polestar 2. The reveal was streamed live this morning  from Gothenburg, Sweden, where Polestar's CEO presented the car and all of its features to an audience of hooping and hollering fans / employees


Wind Provided 14% Of European Union’s Electricity In 2018

February 21st, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Wind energy provided 14% of the European Union's electricity last year, according to figures published Thursday by the region's wind energy trade body, WindEurope, with 11.3 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity added, including nearly 3 GW of offshore wind. 



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