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Neste Oil expands sale of Neste Pro diesel to Lithuania; minimum 15% blend of NExBTL renewable diesel

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Neste Oil’s premium-quality Neste Pro Diesel—which contains a minimum of 15% of NEXBTL renewable diesel—is now available in Lithuania. Our strategic goal is to be the preferred partner for cleaner fuels across the region, and extending the distribution of Neste Pro Diesel to Lithuania is very much in line with this. It will be distributed through the company’s local retail network and its 51 stations. Up until now, Neste Pro Diesel was only available in Finland.

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Refineries in the Americas produce a greater share of gasoline per barrel of crude oil than refineries in other world regions

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OECD Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Netherlands; Switzerland; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Turkey; United Kingdom.

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Neste launches Neste MY Renewable Diesel in Belgium

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Besides Belgium, Neste MY Renewable Diesel is available for customers in the Netherlands, Finland, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and the United States in California and Oregon. Neste, the world’s leading provider of renewable diesel (RD) and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) has launched Neste MY Renewable Diesel in the Belgian market. The fuel, produced from 100% renewable raw materials, is brought to the Belgian market in collaboration with the channel partner EG Group.

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Toyota’s diesel line-up in Western Europe to be made compatible with HVO100 diesel fuel

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HVO100 fuel pumps are becoming more common at filling stations in Europe, with around 1,000 already in use across Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway and Sweden. Toyota’s toughest, body-on-frame models in Europe are to be made compatible with HVO100 diesel, a non-fossil fuel made from 100% renewable sources such as waste cooking oil.

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SpaceX Starlink might get funds from EU to pay for service in Ukraine

Teslarati

Gabrielius Landsbergis, the Foreign Minister of Lithuania, told Politico that the EU’s discussion about funding Starlink services in Ukraine is still in its early stages. The foreign minister of Lithuania also shared that several EU countries have shown interest in funding Starlink services in Ukraine. . Recently, 27 foreign ministers representing countries in the European Union (EU) discussed Starlink services in Ukraine.

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How Russia Sent Ukraine Racing Into the “Energy Eurozone”

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ius says the situation also has helped the Baltic states on Russia’s far western flank: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Lithuania and the other Baltic states are following the plan, and it is 2025.” Lithuania and the other Baltic states are following the plan, and it is 2025.

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No Trace Expedition: From Japan to Poland via nine countries in a Nissan LEAF

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ski raises awareness of the electric car by driving the new Nissan LEAF through Kaliningrad, Lithuania, Russia and Siberia, Mongolia, China, and South Korea on his way to Japan. Polish adventurer Marek Kami?ski

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Motor vehicle taxation brings in €440.4B for governments in major European markets

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The three countries that do not apply CO2-based taxation are Estonia, Lithuania and Poland.

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ACEA: plug-in vehicles take 6.8% market share in Europe in Q1 2020; HEVs at 9.4%

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With the exception of Cyprus and Lithuania, all EU markets have faced double-digit drops so far this year. In the first quarter of 2020, the electrically-chargeable vehicle segment in Europe significantly increased its market share, rising to 6.8% (from 2.5%

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Iranian researchers produce biodiesel from flixweed seed oil

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A 2009 study by a team in Lithuania found flixweed seeds contained 32.2% Under a project to deliver a new generation of green transport fuel, researchers the Islamic Azad University in Iran have produced biodiesel from flixweed seed oil. Flixweed ( Descurainia sophia ), also called tansy mustard, it is a member of the mustard family like the oilseed crop, canola. According to the US Forest Service, Flixweed is native to Europe and northern Africa.

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Ukraine will get 10,000+ more Starlink antennas

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The discussion took place in October and one leader, Gabrielius Landsbergis, the Foreign Minister of Lithuania, said the discussion was in its early stages.

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COP26 declaration on accelerating the transition to 100% zero emission cars and vans

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Signatories by category: Governments: Austria; Azerbaijan; Cambodia; Canada; Cape Verde; Chile; Croatia; Cyprus; Denmark; El Salvador; Finland; Iceland; Ireland; Israel; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Netherlands; New Zealand; Norway; Poland; Slovenia; Sweden; United Kingdom.

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SpaceX now offers Starlink for RVs for remote travels

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The service also fully covers Denmark, Romania, Italy, and Lithuania. SpaceX now offers Starlink for RVS, connecting customers traveling to remote locations in quite a few areas around the world.

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Neste to open office for growing Renewable Aviation business; launching Neste MY Renewable Diesel in the Netherlands

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Besides the Netherlands, Neste MY Renewable Diesel is available for customers in the United States in California and Oregon, Finland, Sweden, Latvia and Lithuania. Neste, the world’s leading provider of renewable diesel, has opened a new office in Hoofddorp, in greater Amsterdam which will serve as the global hub for the growing Renewable Aviation business. Neste is now also launching Neste MY Renewable Diesel to climate-conscious fleet customers in the Netherlands.

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Nissan has more than 550 electric taxis on European roads

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In total, there are 80 electric taxis and counting in Estonia, while in Lithuania, Nissan is poised to deliver its first eight electric taxis to the Smart Taxi Company, based in the country’s capital, Vilnius, for late 2015. With more than 550 electric taxis on European roads, Nissan is now Europe’s best-selling manufacturer of 100% electric taxis. During 2015, more than 100 electric vehicles were delivered to taxi companies across Europe.

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Study finds significant proportion of childhood asthma cases may be attributable to air pollution

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The 18 European countries covered in the study are Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

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More than 500,000 Mercedes me Adapters activated

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With Estonia, Lithuania and Cyprus, three more markets will be added this year. Since 2016, Mercedes-Benz has been offering its customers the option of equipping as yet unconnected vehicles from older model series dating back to 2002 with the Mercedes me Adapter. Connecting the adapter with a smartphone means that connectivity services are no longer solely reserved to customers buying new cars. More than half a million vehicles worldwide have been equipped with the adapter to date.

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I.M. Group to Import Great Wall Vehicles Into Europe Starting in 2010

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Initially, the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania will be targeted. Group, the UK-based automotive importer and distributor for Subaru, Isuzu and Daihatsu, has signed an agreement that will see it import vehicles from Chinese auto maker, Great Wall Motor Company Limited, into Europe starting next year. Then, from 2011, launches in Scandinavia, the UK and Ireland are planned.

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Nordic green signs Agency Agreement with BioMCN for bio-methanol

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Nordic Green, a company focused on the introduction of bio-methanol, has signed an Agency Agreement with BioMCN , a producer of bio-methanol, for the representation and sales of bio-methanol in Nordic (Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland) and Baltic (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) countries.

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MIT, NASA engineers develop morphing wing

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The team included researchers at Cornell University, the University of California at Berkeley at Santa Cruz, NASA Langley Research Center, Kaunas University of Technology in Lithuania, and Qualified Technical Services, Inc., A team of engineers has built and tested a radically new kind of airplane wing, assembled from hundreds of tiny identical pieces.

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IONITY partners with Shell, OMV, Tank & Rast and Circle K on sites for high-power charging network; 18 countries, >200 sites

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By teaming up with Circle K in Denmark, Estonia, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden, IONITY will be able to forge ahead with the construction of its fast charging network in Northern Europe. IONITY , the joint venture of BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen with Audi and Porsche that is developing and implementing a High-Power Charging (HPC) network for EVs across Europe ( earlier post ), has formed initial strategic partnerships for the realization of its HPC network.

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Oil Drum Licenses On-Board Hydrogen Generator for Baltic States

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The deal will allow UAB Hydro2 to manufacture, sell and install the Save-Fuel On Demand Hydrogen Technology for the truck, bus and coach industries in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. UAB Hydro2 has opened a production facility in Kaunas, Lithuania, specifically to manufacture the Save-Fuel technology, which independent testing has shown can reduce fuel consumption by more than 10%, and reduce C0 2 and hydrocarbon emissions.

2009 150
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SpaceX delivers truckload of Starlink dishes to Ukraine, as promised

Teslarati

It may also be the case that a series of ground stations in Poland, Lithuania, and Turkey collectively cover most of Ukraine, in which case the service will likely be excellent.

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Study finds substantial increase in nanoparticles in air as it crosses the Baltic Sea; shipping emissions responsible for about half

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The researchers evaluated 10 months worth of data (September 2009 to June 2010) of atmospheric aerosol particle number size distribution at three atmospheric observation stations along the Baltic Sea coast: Vavihill (upwind, Sweden); Utö (upwind, Finland); and Preila (downwind, Lithuania).

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ACEA: data show EU market for electric cars highly fragmented; need for inclusive measures

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Five EU member states don’t offer any incentives at all: Croatia, Estonia, Lithuania, Malta and Poland. The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has published new data demonstrating the correlation between the market uptake of electrically-chargeable vehicles (ECVs) and both GDP and customer incentives.

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Euro car market has best H1 of century; diesels down 17%; AFVs up 31% for 5.4% of total; SUVs booming

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But it was the positive economic situation across the continent that boosted results, JATO said, as midsize markets such as the Netherlands, Poland and Sweden all posted increases, and smaller markets like Hungary, Greece, Romania, Croatia and Lithuania similarly posted significant increases. The European car market recorded its best H1 performance of the century, with 8.6 million car registrations between January and June—a year-on-year increase of 2.7%.

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European car market logs best year for alternative fueled vehicles, lowest diesel share since 2001

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Poland, Slovakia, Luxembourg and Lithuania all posted record levels of volume, while it was the best year since 2007 for Spain and Estonia, and the best year since 2008 for Romania, Hungary, Croatia and Latvia. The European car market remained stable during 2018, as 15.6 million vehicles were registered—just 346 more than in 2017— according to JATO Dyanmics. It was the best result since 2007, when the market peaked with 16.02 million registrations.

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Honda targets new Guinness World Records title for fuel efficiency with 8,500-mile diesel drive across Europe

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The 24 countries which are covered in the route, in alphabetical order, are as follows: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden. Honda aims to win a new Guinness World Records title for fuel efficiency in an 8,500-mile (13,679 km) drive across all 24 contiguous EU countries in a 1.6

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EEA: average CO2 emissions from new cars and new vans in Europe increased again in 2019

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Compared with 2018, more vans were registered in Lithuania (+25.2%), Greece (+13.7%), Luxembourg (+7.9%) and Germany (+6.6%) while registrations dropped in Iceland (-40.4%), Bulgaria (-35.3%), Malta (-17.2%) and Spain (-17.0%).

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11 Intriguing Engineering Milestones to Look for in 2023

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Separately, the Lianghekou hydropower station in Tibet is also set to come fully online in 2023, and is expected to generate a whopping 11 terawatt-hours of electricity annually (roughly the energy consumption of Lithuania).

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New cars sold in Europe in 2011 were 3.3% more fuel efficient than those sold in 2010; increasing diesel uptake

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Between 2010 and 2011 the number of new car registrations increased in many Member States, notably Latvia (71%), Lithuania (68%) and Estonia (66%) , but fell in others, including Greece (-31 %), Portugal (-31%) and Spain (-17 %). Average carbon dioxide emissions per kilometer continue to fall in Europe, according to preliminary figures released by the European Environment Agency (EEA). The data also show that car manufacturers are mostly on track to meeting European Union (EU) targets.

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Nuclear Energy Brinkmanship in Ukraine

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In a simulated fallout map produced by Ukraine’s national weather service and posted Sunday, a radiation plume spreads northwest and reaches Poland and Lithuania within 72 hours. A battle of nerves and steel is raging at Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, which Russia captured in March.

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AI Could Help Increase the IVF Success Rate

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The algorithm is currently being tested in clinics in several countries including Lithuania, Malaysia, and Spain. More than 8 million people have been born worldwide with the help of in vitro fertilization since 1978.

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EV Radar: May 2022

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Pisa, Deutsche Telekom and Kiunsys launch smart city pilot project to optimize inner city parking as part of ITS; POSSE

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In addition to Pisa, the other Transfer Sites in the project are the City of Burgos, Spain; the Municipality of Klaipeda, Lithuania; La Spezia Municipality, Italy; the Czech Ministry of Transport Research Centre (CDV); and the Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA). The Italian city of Pisa and Deutsche Telekom have launched a smart city pilot project to test an intelligent parking system and to analyze historical traffic data via a “big data” service.

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Emissions of Air Pollutants down in EU-27

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The EU-27 comprises Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The European Community’s air pollutant emission inventory report released by the European Environment Agency finds that in 2007, sulphur oxides (SO x ) emissions were down by 72 % from 1990 levels.

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EV Radar: June 2022

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EV Radar: April 2022

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EEA TERM Report Finds Efficiency Gains of Clean Vehicle Technology Being Offset By Ongoing Increases in Travel

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EEA member countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom. None of the EEA scenarios considered delivered the targeted reduction in transport GHG emissions.

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Canoo Pickup, Kia EV6, Honda and Mini EV Plans: EV Week in Review – Mar 9-15

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Austria, Belgium, Greece, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg and Malta also signed up. Another crazy week in the world of EVs, with lots of announcements on the automaker and battery front.

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EEA Report: Trends in European Transport Are Heading in the Wrong Direction

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EEA member countries include: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom. Indexed European transport sector greenhouse gas emissions, 1990-2006. Source: EEA. Click to enlarge.

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Carmakers are going green but British motorists are not

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Lithuania / 170 / 177 / 21. Carmakers are being forced to make significant cuts in their vehicles’ CO2 emissions, but some countries appear reluctant to buy the greenest models – British motorists languish at sixteenth place in a league table of who buys the most polluting models in Europe, according to a study carried out on behalf of the Environmental Transport Association (ETA).

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The Top 20 NREL Stories Of 2022

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Throughout 2022, researchers, staff, and leadership at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) worked together with collaborators and partners to advance renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.