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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. 


Sweden Will Ban Sale Of Gasoline & Diesel Cars After 2030. Germany Lags Behind

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.


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


Countries Increase Climate Financing At CO24

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. 


Siemens Gamesa Secures 750 Megawatts Of Orders Across Europe

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. 



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