Denmark to examine vehicle to grid technology

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The Technical University of Denmark will look into vehicle to grid operation after AC Propulsion delivered its eBox to its research team. With the aim of advancing integration of electric vehicles with Denmark’s electric power grid, which has extensive wind power generation capacity, the team will look into buffering intermittent renewable energy resources. Electric cars Green cars Latest news AC Propulsion Denmark eBox Technical University of Denmark vehicle to grid technology

H2 Logic delivers 9th H2 fueling station for Denmark; 100% renewable hydrogen, 1st country-wide station network

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H2 Logic has delivered the ninth hydrogen fueling station in Denmark. The station in Kolding is the third to open in Denmark during the past six months, and in total the ninth public accessible hydrogen station in 24/7 operation throughout Denmark.

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VW will now sell you a car online, but only in Denmark, not the U.S.

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The German automaker is launching an online-sales scheme in Denmark for its Up minicar. Europe car buying VW Internet Denmark Volkswagen Up!

Better Place halts US and Australian operations, focusing on Denmark and Israel

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and Australia in a move that's meant to focus the company's efforts on existing operations in Denmark and Israel. Project Better Place announced on Wednesday it is shutting down operations in the U.S.

Better Place halts US and Australian operations, focusing on Denmark and Israel

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and Australia in a move that's meant to focus the company's efforts on existing operations in Denmark and Israel. Project Better Place announced on Wednesday it is shutting down operations in the U.S.

CLEVER to add 100 ABB fast charging stations in Denmark and neighboring countries

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Danish electric mobility operator CLEVER will expand its charging network in Denmark and neighboring countries with 100 ABB multi-standard Terra 53 DC fast charging stations. The chargers will be installed in Denmark and in neighboring countries through partners, including a first collaboration with Öresundskraft in Sweden. The expansion of CLEVER’s network follows its 2012 ABB collaboration to roll out a country-wide network of fast chargers in Denmark.

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ABB to supply 50 CCS (Combo) fast chargers for EVs to CLEVER in Denmark

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The first CLEVER DC fast charger at a Shell gasoline station in Denmark was inaugurated earlier this month by the Danish Minister of Transport, Pia Olsen Dyhr, marking the installation of the first commercial CCS fast charger in Denmark. CLEVER’s strategy is to follow the car and that’s why we, as Denmark’s leading electric-mobility operator, establish charging stations for all types of electric vehicles available in the Danish market.

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H2 Logic and Air Liquide to build network of hydrogen refueling stations in Denmark

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This will make Denmark will be the world’s first country where hydrogen fueling is available nationwide and based 100% on renewable energy. Denmark is one among the countries in the world with the best incentives for FCEVs as these are exempted for normal registration taxes of up to 180% of the base vehicle price. The CHN hydrogen refueling station network in Denmark is constructed with public support from the European FCH-JU and TEN-T programs and the Danish national EUDP program.

AC Propulsion sends eBox EV to Denmark for V2G research focused on buffering intermittent renewable energy

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AC Propulsion has delivered an AC Propulsion-powered eBox to the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), where it will be used to evaluate Vehicle to Grid (V2G) operation as part of a research program. In Denmark, UD will now shift its focus to another important application of V2G research, which is buffering intermittent renewable energy resources.

Major carmakers start hydrogen car road tour

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Fuel Cells Green cars Hydrogen cars Hydrogen fuel Latest news Daimler Denmark France fuel cell cars germany green cars Honda hydrogen cars Hyundai Italy Toyota UKIf you live in Europe, it’s worth keeping your eyes peeled for the European Hydrogen Road Tour 2012 – which is meant to demonstrate how fuel cell cars are ready to go. Major carmakers Toyota, Honda, Daimler and Hyundai will team up to bring seven hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (such as the Honda FCX Clarity, [.].

Microcab fuel cell hybrids edge closer

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The next generation of demonstration fuel cell hybrid vehicles from UK-based Microcab Industries have taken a step forward after the company ordered 10 Serenus high-temperature 3kW PEM fuel cell systems from Denmark’s Serenergy A/S. Tags: Fuel Cells Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Coventry and Birmingham Low Emissions Demonstrator project Denmark fuel cell cars fuel cell hybrid cars Serenergy Serenergy A/S

Dong slams the box in the Danish electric car adventure

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BP Denmark has gone through the initial investment of 400 kroner, and Dong denies an obligation to loan more. Regarding additional funding of Better Place Denmark, "it is our choice. denmark better place dong energyGoogle translate sure knows how write a headline. Seems the deal between Better Place and its Danish partner Dong Energy has gone south. There are eroded cooperation between DONG Energy and Better Place Group," according to the story in epn.dk

ABB delivers first urban battery storage solution in Denmark to support renewables

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ABB has commissioned Denmark’s first urban energy storage system. The project partners include The Technical University of Denmark, City of Copenhagen, By & Havn, HOFOR, Radius, ABB, Balslev, Danfoss, Clean Charge, METROTHERM, Glen Dimplex and the PowerLab facilities. The Lithium-ion based battery energy storage system (BESS) will be integrated with the local electricity grid in the new harbor district of Nordhavn, Copenhagen.

Hyundai delivers first fuel cell vehicles in Europe

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Hyundai made history today by handing over the keys to the first of its assembly line-produced ix35 fuel cell vehicles to the city of Copenhagen in Denmark.

Biorefinery for sustainable marine fuel to be built in Denmark

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The Port of Frederikshavn, Steeper Energy and Aalborg University are partnering to establish a biomass biorefinery in Denmark to produce a sustainable drop-in sulfur-free marine fuel that will serve more than 100,000 vessels passing through the port annually.

Electric Qashqai becomes first EV to cross Gobi Desert

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Crossing through Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Estonia, Russia, Mongolia, [.]. Electric cars Nissan Denmark electric car Gobi Moto Mundo Qashqai travelA couple of Danish travel writers have successfully travelled around the world in a converted Nissan Qashqai electric car. Crossing three continents in 10 months, Nina and Hjalte from the Moto Mundo challenge have become the first people to cross the Gobi Desert in an electric vehicle.

AVIS Denmark orders 401 Nissan e-NV200 vans and 60 more LEAFs; largest fleet of Nissan EVs in Europe

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Nissan and AVIS Denmark have signed a deal to create the largest fleet of Nissan electric vehicles anywhere in Europe, with a new order of 401 Nissan e-NV200 vans and a further 60 units of the battery-electric Nissan LEAF, brining its total EV fleet to date to 861 vehicles. We had great success already with the Nissan LEAF in Denmark and we leased all of the units we purchased from Nissan very quickly, which has led to us ordering more.

CLEVER chooses ABB to supply 51 DC fast chargers for network in Denmark

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CLEVER, a leading electric mobility operator (EMO) in Denmark has chosen ABB to supply 50 Terra 51 DC fast chargers at multiple locations throughout Denmark. The first six ABB Terra 51 fast charge stations are due to be delivered and installed this week and represent the largest deployment of smart electric vehicle chargers in Denmark. CLEVER’s network of DC fast chargers and AC chargers builds on Denmark’s commitment towards becoming independent of fossil fuels by 2050.

Cellulosic ethanol blend available at filling stations in Denmark

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An E5 blend of 95% gasoline and 5% cellulosic ethanol is premiering at 100 filling stations across Denmark. Made available by Statoil, the Bio95 2G mixture uses ethanol derived from wheat straw collected on Danish fields after harvest and produced by DONG Inbicon , using enzyme technology from Novozymes. Long a grand vision of the future, next-generation biofuel is now coming to market to fulfill its promises.

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Inauguration Ceremony for Inbicon Biomass Biorefinery in Denmark

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Denmark’s Prince Joachim inaugurated the Inbicon biomass biorefinery in Kalundborg, Denmark, where ethanol will be produced from straw. In June, Statoil in Denmark signed a contract for the first 5 million liters of cellulosic ethanol from Inbicon. In addition to bioethanol, the plant will also produce lignin biopellets and C 5 molasses. The biopellets can be used as fuel at CPH plants, and the C 5 molasses can be used for animal feed. Inbicon is a subsidiary of DONG Energy.

Better Place winding down ops in North America and Australia, to focus on Denmark and Israel

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Better Place, the startup provider of electric car networks using a battery switch model, has decided to focus its efforts on Denmark and Israel, where the complete infrastructure is in place and commercial operations are underway. To do so we are now focusing on realizing the full potential of what we have built, and that means concentrating our resources and energy in the near term, on Denmark and Israel, where we have customers on the road enjoying our switching and charging networks.

Mitsubishi electric car moves into Denmark

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The Japanese car manufacturer has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Danish government that will see the i-MiEV electric car break new ground in Denmark. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Mitsubishi Danish government Denmark electric vehicles Mitsubishi electric cars Mitsubishi i-MiEV Renault-Nissan isn’t the only car manufacturing powerhouse capable of setting up electric car agreements around the world, as Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has now proven.

Report: Launching Renault EVs With Better Place in Denmark

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Living in Denmark, I was recently able to sign up for a Renault Fluence Electric Vehicle, and was subsequently assigned # 25 on the waiting list. I also arranged an interview with Soren Hyltoft from Renault Denmark to get answers to my many questions about how the Fluence EV program and the swapping of its lithium-ion battery pack will work.

Musk & Trump, VW online sales, Bolt EV gets AeroVironment charging station: Today's Car News

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Today, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is named to President-elect Donald Trump's business-leader forum, Volkswagen experiments with online sales in Denmark, and the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car will be available with an AeroVironment charging station.

Better Place files for liquidation

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Once seen as the leader of an exciting new concept that enjoyed a roll-out in countries such as Israel and Denmark, the company has now filed for liquidati[.].

Mitsubishi Motors Signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Denmark for i-MiEV

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Danish government regarding the popularization of the i-MiEV electric vehicle (EV) in Denmark. The Danish government, in order to reduce CO 2 emissions in its country, is proactively implementing environmental conservation initiatives as national policy—a part of which are EV-related tax incentives—and approached MMC for cooperation in the popularization of EVs in Denmark.

Better Place unveils Europe’s first battery switch station in Denmark

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In March, Better Place opened the Better Place Center in Hellerup, Denmark and since then, nearly 3,000 visitors have passed through the center and interest in a tour of the Better Place Center continues to grow. In preparation for commercial launch later this year, Better Place unveiled the company’s first Battery Switch station in Europe at an event in Gladsaxe, just outside Copenhagen.

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Tesla Roadster, Toyota Prius, VW Touareg Crash in Denmark

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Here's a frightening scene from the streets of Denmark submitted to Autopia by reader, Lars H. A Tesla Roadster was involved in a three-way crash with a Volkswagen Touareg and a Toyota Prius earlier this week. Apparently the Roadster was stopped behind the Touareg when the Prius rear-ended the Roadster, pushing it under the SUV

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Vattenfall may provide hydrogen for Preem large-scale biofuel project

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Vattenfall is a Swedish, state-owned energy company with around 20,000 employees with operations in Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, UK and Finland. Preem, the largest fuel company in Sweden, and Vattenfall have concluded an agreement to investigate the potential Vattenfall’s providing of hydrogen gas in the large scale production of biofuel for the Swedish market.

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PBS looks into the Electric Future

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Ahead of the Copenhagen summit, PBS look into the electric future in Denmark — and checks. Tags: In the Media International Projects denmark project better place in with Project Better Place. Watch the show here.

Electric car becomes first car, study shows

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Based on the findings of a pilot study conducted by in Denmark by UK EV charging company POD Point and Danish EV leasing specialist ChoosEV, the [.]. A new study of 600 families running an electric car as a second car, shows that the EV quickly replaces their combustion car for the majority of car journeys. Electric cars electric car Pod Point

DSB and Better Place Partner to Deliver a Sustainable Transportation Alternative in Denmark with EV-Train Combo

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Better Place and DSB, Denmark’s state-owned passenger rail company, signed an agreement to provide Danes with door-to-door, sustainable transportation by combining passenger rail and electric car service. We consider the cooperation agreement with DSB as a unique opportunity to promote the adoption of EVs in Denmark and an important milestone in our work to establish a nationwide infrastructure for sustainable transportation. Jens Moberg, CEO of Better Place Denmark.

$70M H2ME project launches in Europe to deploy 325 fuel cell vehicles and 29 refueling stations

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Under H2ME, these initiatives will deploy 200 FCEVs, 125 fuel cell range-extended electric (FC RE-EVs) commercial vans and 29 new HRSs in 10 countries (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the UK) by 2019.

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ABB-led consortium launches $10.5M project to install fast chargers along key European highways

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The aim of the ELECTRIC project is to create an open-access fast-charging corridor situated along major motorways connecting Sweden, Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands via a total of 155 chargers, with up to 30 in the Netherlands, 23 in Denmark, 35 in Sweden and 67 in Germany.

EEA: Fuel efficiency improvements of new cars in Europe slowed in 2016

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The two countries that in 2015 had the highest share of plug-in hybrid and battery-electric vehicle sales, the Netherlands and Denmark, both saw significant sales decreases in 2016 of these vehicle types.

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First public hydrogen station in Belgium to be located on Toyota land leased to Air Liquide

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Recently the Group has also announced the opening of stations in Germany, Denmark and France in 2015, in keeping with its intention of building the first hydrogen distribution network in Europe. The Toyota Mirai fuel cell sedan is currently being launched in three countries in Europe (Germany, Denmark and the United Kingdom). Construction has started on the first public hydrogen station in Belgium, to be operated by Air Liquide.

Six automated truck platoons to compete in European Truck Platooning Challenge

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Scania will leave from Södertalje, south of Stockholm, driving through Sweden, Denmark and Germany to Maasvlakte II in the Port of Rotterdam, making a stop in Zolder, Belgium and in Zwolle, Netherlands.

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Better Place secures €40M European Investment Bank loan

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The majority of the proceeds from the loan (approximately €30 million, US$37 million) will be used to finalize network deployments and fund operations in Denmark. In Denmark, the Better Place network of Battery Switch Stations now connects Copenhagen to Aarhus. In Israel and Denmark combined, the company has more than 500 Renault Fluence Z.E. Better Place has secured a €40-million (US$50-million) loan from the European Investment Bank.

Danish Parker project developing universal definition for EV integration with electric grid for V2G services

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Nissan, Mitsubishi Corporation, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, PSA Groupe, NUVVE, Frederiksberg Forsyning, Enel, Insero and DTU (Technical University of Denmark) Electrical Engineering (PowerLabDK) are partnering in the Danish project Parker to develop a universal definition for grid integration for electric vehicles.

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First 5 production Toyota Mirai fuel cell vehicles for Europe arrive

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Already sold in Japan since last December, the Toyota Mirai will be launched in Europe from September in the UK, Denmark and Germany. Markets beyond the UK, Germany and Denmark will be added from 2017 as the hydrogen infrastructure develops.