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Equinor and RWE to develop hydrogen-fired power plants in Germany, Norway-to-Germany hydrogen pipeline

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Norwegian state-owned energy company Equinor and Germany-based energy company RWE have agreed to work together to develop large-scale value chains for low carbon hydrogen. The cooperation has these main building blocks: Construction of new gas power plants (CCGTs), contributing to Germany’s phase-out roadmap for coal.

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Honda unveils e:Ny1 EV in Germany

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Honda revealed its second fully electric vehicle, the e:Ny1, at its European Media Event in Offenbach, Germany. It is the brand’s second pure EV to arrive in the region, following on from the Honda e city car, and is designed to meet the growing customer demand for all-electric B-segment SUVs.

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Cummins fuel cell technology powers Coradia iLint fleet in Germany

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Cummins is powering the world’s first fleet of hydrogen trains in Bremervörde, Lower Saxony, Germany. Cummins and Alstom successfully launched the very first hydrogen-powered Coradia iLint train in Germany in 2018. The first zero-emissions passenger trains in the 14-train fleet arrived in mid-summer.

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Audi introduces R33 Blue Gasoline for factory fills in Germany

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Many new vehicles that leave the Audi plants in Germany are delivered with R33 fuel—a blend comprising one-third renewable components. However, Super E10 and diesel fuel with up to 7% biodiesel content (indicated by the symbol B7 at filling stations) are still the norm in Germany.

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Tesla Protests In Germany Gather Strength

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Activists blew up a power line supplying electricity to the Tesla factory in Germany last week to protest its environment policies. The post Tesla Protests In Germany Gather Strength appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Groundbreaking for Mercedes-Benz battery recycling factory in Kuppenheim, Germany

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Mercedes-Benz held its groundbreaking ceremony for a new battery recycling factory in Kuppenheim, Germany, which will help reduce resource consumption and establishing closed-loop recycling of battery raw materials. Mercedes-Benz lays the foundation for a sustainable battery recycling factory in Kuppenheim in southern Germany.

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EVs Take 18.0% Share In Germany, Down YoY As Incentive Hangover Continues

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share in Germany, down year on year, remaining stuck in a hangover from sudden incentive abandonment in late December. Share In Germany, Down YoY As Incentive Hangover Continues appeared first on CleanTechnica. March saw plugin EVs take 18.0% BEVs were down some 29% in YoY volume, while PHEVs were down 4.5%.

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