US to Become World’s Largest Market for Grid-Connected Energy Storage

The US is projected to take over South Korea as the world’s largest market for grid-connected energy storage this year. That’s according to new research, which suggests solar combined with battery storage as well as peaking capacity requirements are driving increased procurement. Deployments of grid-connected energy storage in the US …

ABB Unveils Its First Carbon-Neutral Factory

At its site in Lüdenscheid, in the presence of Nico Rosberg, ABB shows how the sustainable energy transition can succeed with digital energy management. With its “Mission to Zero”, the leader in digital technology drives the transition from fossil fuels. After a two-year design and construction phase, as part of …

World Bank Launches New Fund to Support ‘Climate-Smart’ Mining for Low Carbon Tech

The World Bank has launched what is claimed to be the first ever fund dedicated to making mining for the low carbon energy transition “climate-smart” and sustainable. The Climate-Smart Mining Facility, targeting a total investment of $50 million (£38.2m), will support the sustainable extraction and processing of minerals and metals …

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Electric Vehicles: Everything Is Changing

Electric Vehicles: Everything Is Changing will reveal the latest advances and newest roadmaps in this radically changing industry. It will take place in Berlin, Germany from 10th to 11th of April. So what is changing? Mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic parts, silicon power components and dumb structures are on the way …

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Wireless Chargers for Electric Taxis in Oslo

Oslo is to become the first city to enable wireless charging technology for electric taxis. Clean energy company Fortum is working with the city of Oslo and US firm Momentum Dynamics to build a wireless fast charging infrastructure for taxis in the Norwegian capital. The project will use induction technology, …

Oslo Adding 70 Electric Buses This Year

Oslo, Norway is the capital environmental city for Europe in 2019 and is dedicated to becoming a zero emissions city by 2030. So it is fitting that it is adding 70 electric buses to its public transportation fleet this year. Several electric buses have been operating in the city for …

VW’s First EV ‘Will Be Carbon Neutral Throughout Entire Lifecycle’

Volkswagen says its new electric car will be carbon neutral through its entire lifecycle if recharged with renewable energy. The German car manufacturer says the ID.’s supply chain, manufacturing processes and charging infrastructure will all be sustainable – the energy used to produce the batteries and parts will come from …