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
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.
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
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.
February 4th, 2019 | by The Beam
"Governments are cheating people and nature on their desire for safe planet and for protecting ecosystem,” says Stephan Singer from Climate Action Network.
January 23rd, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Swedish prime minister Stefan Löfven has announced that the sale of cars with gasoline or diesel engines will be banned in his country after 2030. Sweden now joins Denmark, India, the Netherlands, Ireland, and Israel on the list of nations which say they will ban the sale of cars with internal combustion engines by that date.
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
December 14th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Countries attending the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), better known as COP24, have made several new climate finance commitments, increasing existing commitments to both the World Bank Group's Adaptation Fund and the Green Climate Fund.
December 5th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Offshore wind energy giant Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy published two announcements in the past week revealing that it has been contracted to supply a total of 750 megawatts (MW) worth of wind turbines to a total of six wind farms across Northern Europe and Turkey and an offshore wind project in Belgium.
November 20th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
German energy company E.ON announced last week that it is set to build one of the largest onshore wind farms in Europe, following the company's decision to invest in the 475 megawatt (MW) Nysäter project to be built in Sweden
November 20th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
After logging 60,000 hours on its first generation electric vehicles, Swedish mining equipment manufacturer Epiroc launched its second generation of electric mining vehicles this month alongside news that it would be electrifying its entire lineup in the next 5 years
November 14th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
The Tesla Model 3 is officially coming to Europe tomorrow (er ... today if you're in Europe). The automaker has announced the arrival of the highly anticipated vehicle in its stores across the EU in emails to customers
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 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
September 4th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
Chairman of the Board of Daimler and Head of Mercedes-Benz Dr. Dieter Zetsche officially unveiled the new fully electric Mercedes-Benz EQC SUV in Sweden today. The vehicle promises to bring all of the safety, comfort, quality, and convenience Mercedes-Benz is known for into an electric vehicle that has been completely reimagined from the ground up
July 26th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart
Volvo Buses has announced a few new electric bus contracts, for a total of 23 electric buses. The electric bus in demand is the Volvo 7900. It will be going to the Dutch public transportation company Arriva and to Sweden for another order
July 25th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Global wind leader Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has announced two new wind supply contracts over the past fortnight, including an order for 250 megawatts (MW) for two wind farms in South Africa and 235 MW for a wind farm in Sweden.
July 21st, 2018 | by Kyle Field
BYD has received an order for 24 electric buses for the province of Södermanland's public transit operator, Nobina
June 5th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Europeans are in a quandary about whether to build battery factories now or wait for the next generation of solid state batteries to arrive. The decision is not an easy one to make.
May 25th, 2018 | by Derek Markham
In this edition of the cleantech news roundup, we have news about new hybrid and electric vehicles for China, a Tesla towing record, dropping battery prices, the death of diesel (sort of), the social cost of coal, the rise of vertical farming, road trip-ready EVs, and more
May 25th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Facebook has this week signed a 294 megawatt (MW) Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with asset manager Luxcara and Swedish power company Vattenfall to secure the electricity generated from three wind farms located in southwest Norway to power the company's Nordic data centers.
May 24th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor
After years of being derided as a joke by car manufacturers and the public, interest in electric vehicles has increased sharply, especially as governments around the world move to ban petrol and diesel cars
May 22nd, 2018 | by Guest Contributor
Around the world, cities endeavor to cut greenhouse gas emissions, while adapting to the threats – and opportunities – presented by climate change. It’s no easy task, but the first step is to make a plan outlining how to meet the targets set out in the Paris Agreement, and help limit the world’s mean temperature rise to less than two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels
May 17th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Following a slew of announcements, the 353 megawatt (MW) Blakliden/Fäbodberget wind farm in Sweden is underway and, upon completion, will be one of the country's largest onshore wind farms