Volvo, Renault JV 'Flexis SAS' to make electric vans in France

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Last week, auto conglomerates Volvo Group and Renault Group officially announced the creating of a new joint venture company named 'Flexis SAS' for the next generation fu...

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Data Point: Europe's first quarter energy mix is looking cleaner than ever

The first quarter of 2024 is looking good for clean energy in Europe. A record 60 percent of the continent's electricity in the first two months of the year came from clean sources...

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Intelligent Energy develops 'game changing' H2 fuel cell powertrain for passenger cars

UK-based fuel cell developer Intelligent Energy has launched a new 'IE-DRIVE' hydrogen fuel cell system that is small and powerful "than any other solution on the passeng...

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Connected Energy deploys second-life BESS to enable Volvo e-truck charging

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UK-based Connected Energy has installed its 'second-life' battery energy storage systems (BESS), assembled out of used EV batteries, on two of Volvo Truck and Bus dealer service wo...

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Northvolt breaks ground on 60 GWh capacity German giga factory

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Northvolt announced the company had started construction of its battery giga factory "Northvolt Drei" in Germany. Europe had battled to keep the factory within its borders, after t...

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US eyes second wind auction in Gulf of Mexico, but costs are 30% higher than Europe, says chief of RWE

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Offshore wind development costs in the US are 30 percent higher than what they are in Europe, the CEO of Germany's biggest utility revealed, even as the US government considered la...

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Improved Morrow LFP batteries report a 30 percent increased cycle life

Europe-based battery technology and manufacturing company, Morrow Batteries ASA (Morrow) has reported a 30 percent increased cycle life on its Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) batterie...

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Volvo Cars invests in Breathe Battery for next-gen, software-enabled fast charging

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Swedish automaker Volvo Cars has partnered up with Breathe Battery Technologies (Breathe) to secure the latest version of Breathe's patented, algorithm-enabled ...

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Norwegian Hydrogen-led Project CONVEY secure €9 mn EU grant in Denmark

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Norwegian Hydrogen, in collaboration with a consortium of ten partners, has recently secured a €9 million grant from the Clean Hydrogen Partnership for the development of an integr...

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GH2 hurdle: electrolyzer costs have jumped 50 percent, warns BloombergNEF

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Rising material costs have made electrolyzers more expensive, in turn making green hydrogen a more expensive proposition, BloombergNEF reports in its Electrolyzer Price Survey 2024...

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Altilium partners with Nissan for EV battery recycling project in UK

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UK-based Altilium working on sustainable recycling of battery waste has announced a new collaborative project led by Nissan, which will see deployment of advanced recycling te...

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Levidian deploys its 'LOOP' technology to produce sustainable green hydrogen in UK

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British technology firm Levidian is demonstrating its one-of-its kind, advanced hydrogen project that can generate truly-sustainable hydrogen energy from bio-waste in the...

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Austria set to invest €400 mn for domestic green hydrogen projects

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Austria is working on a new subsidy package that aims to pump in €400 million for renewable hydrogen production in the country, via the EU sponsored European Hy...

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Europe offers $400 mn for Italian green H2 valley that will decarbonize steel

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European authorities have decided to offer up to €370 million ($400 million) to Italian companies seeking to set up a 'Green Hydrogen Valley' in the country's southern region of Pu...

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Powin, Pulse Clean Energy to deploy 50 MW/ 110 MWh BESS in Scotland

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Energy storage platform provider Powin has announced an agreement with energy assets developer Pulse Clean Energy for the deployment of a 50 MW/ 110 MWh battery...

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Xpeng plans 30 new models to survive Chinese competition

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Chinese EV company Xpeng will launch 30 new models in the coming three years to survive what its Chairman and CEO He Xiaopeng called a 'sea of blood' --- the competition between Ch...

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Stellantis evaluates building Leapmotor EVs at Mirafiori complex in Italy

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Carmaker Stellantis could build up to 150,000 low-cost electric vehicles (EVs) at the company's Mirafiori complex in Turin from 2026 or 2027, news reports say. The company is repor...

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Lion Storage's 'Mufasa': 'Largest' utility-scale BESS in Netherlands to be ready by 2026

Graphical rendering of the 'Mufasa' BESS project in the Netherlands. Source: Lion Storage

Battery energy storage developer Lion Storage has announced its its flagship battery storage project 'Mufasa', with a nameplate capacity of 364 MW/ 1,457 MWh lo...

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ACL Energy-led JV to develop 3 battery storage projects totaling 395MW in Italy

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Milan-based battery storage developer ACL Energy has recently announced a joint venture partnership with large-scale operator BW ESS and Penso Power, a London-based ...

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Octopus Energy kick-starts vehicle-to-grid tariff for EVs in UK

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Energy tech firm Octopus Energy has recently launched vehicle-to-grid (V2G) tariff 'Octopus Power Pack' in the United Kingdom, the country's first mass market V2G scheme,...

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Ireland's largest 75MW/ 150MWh battery storage comes online

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The Republic of Ireland has recently witnessed the official inauguration of the country's 'largest' grid-scale battery energy storage facility located at Poolbeg Energy Hub. T...

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Li-Cycle bags €6.4 mn govt. grant for its lithium-ion battery recycling facility

Saxony-Anhalt Minister of Economy, Sven Schulze (right) with Richard Storrie, Li-Cycle’s Regional President, EMEA, during the former's visit to Li-Cycle's facility.

Li-Cycle Germany GmbH, a subsidiary of battery recycling firm Li-Cycle Holdings Corp., recently received approval from the State of Saxony-Anhalt for a grant of up to €6....

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OPES Solar Mobility setting up facility for automotive solar technology in Germany

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Automotive solar tech firm OPES Solar Mobility has selected the German town of Zwenkau as its new location for developing vehicle-integrated photovoltaics for trucks, mot...

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Stellantis to invest €103 mn to support new EV platform

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Stellantis announced it would invest €103 million to increase production capacity of electric drive modules (EDMs) at its Szentgotthard plant, Hungary. The new capacity is expected...

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World's largest find of ‘gold hydrogen’ — naturally occuring deposit — made in Albania

Parts of the town of Bulqizë and its chrome mine in Albania. Image: Wikimedia

Scientists have discovered one of the largest deposits of natural hydrogen gas in Albania, providing evidence of so-called 'gold' hydrogen, or large naturally occurring deposits of...

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BorgWarner inks strategic partnership with BYD's FinDreams for 'Blade battery'

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Auto component and tech supplier BorgWarner has announced its strategic relationship agreement with FinDreams Battery, the battery arm of Chinese automaker BYD, for adopt...

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Europe finalizes answer to US Inflation Reduction Act, aims to become net zero continent by 2050

Lawmakers in the European Parliament agreed to the Net Zero Industry Act on Tuesday. Image: Pexels

Europe on Tuesday framed new rules on local production of wind and solar power equipment, fuel cells and other green technologies, after an agreement involving lawmakers in the Eur...

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No looking back: Energy transition in Europe, the UK

In many ways, this year was the tipping point for renewable energy. The world has woken up to the imperative of energy transition, and countries around the world have made progress...

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Germany offers €16 bn for hydrogen-ready gas power plants to future-proof power supply

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Germany's government is offering subsidies for gas power plants that can switch to hydrogen in future, as part of the country's efforts to ensure a transition to clean energy gener...

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BYD confirms NEV production base in Hungary to target European markets

BYD is to become the first Chinese car manufacturer to establish a production facility for new energy vehicles (NEVs) in Europe. The automaker has recently signed a preliminary lan...

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