Arriva Netherlands acquires 10 Solaris hydrogen buses

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Solaris Bus & Coach and Dutch carrier Arriva Netherlands have signed an agreement for the delivery of 10 Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen buses. Gelderland is the largest province in the Netherlands, located in the centre-east of the country. Driving on hydrogen is new for Arriva Netherlands.

T&E study claims EU’s biofuels policy has wiped out forests the size of the Netherlands

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Europe’s demand for biodiesel for cars and trucks has likely wiped out forests the size of the Netherlands since the introduction of the EU’s green fuels law in 2010, according to a new study by Transport & Environment (T&E).


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T&E: Denmark, Luxembourg, Netherlands lead deployments of zero-emission buses in Europe

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In Luxembourg and the Netherlands about two-thirds of new buses were zero-emissions. Denmark leads the way when it comes to putting zero-emission urban buses on the streets in Europe, with 78% of new vehicles being electric, according to the latest data from green NGO Transport & Environment.

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NetherlandsVW ID.3 shines in record month (72% Share!) December had an amazing 30,860 plugin registrations, a 34% increase over the previous all-time record, set at the same month of last year, which itself was beating a 4 year old record.

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NetherlandsSkoda Enyaq superstar in hot market (24% share!) The Dutch PEV market continues on the fast lane, with 5,986 plugin registrations, placing last month PEV Share at 24% (13% BEV), pulling the year to date PEV share to 18% (7.9%

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NetherlandsSkoda Enyaq lands in hot market (21% share!) The Dutch PEV market continues on the fast lane, with 5,090 plugin registrations, placing last month PEV Share at 21% (10% BEV), pushing the year to date PEV share to 17% (6.6%

H2-Share hydrogen-powered heavy-duty rigid truck starts trials in the Netherlands; mobile refueler

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A 27-tonne hydrogen fuel cell rigid truck built by VDL started its first demonstration with BREYTNER as part of the EU-funded H2-Share project in Schelluinen, the Netherlands.

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US, Canada, Japan, Netherlands, and EC launch new hydrogen initiative

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At the 10th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM10) meeting, a new international hydrogen partnership was announced under the leadership of the United States, Canada, Japan, the Netherlands and the European Commission with participation of several other CEM member countries.

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market share), effectively beating the previous record of 2,099 units, set in January 2015, when the Netherlands were a PHEV paradise.Will we see plugin hybrids experience a ressurgence? Netherlands

Netherlands February 2021

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NetherlandsVolvo XC40 siblings shine The Dutch PEV market dropped 20% in February, to 2,952 plugin registrations, but that result wasn't all that bad, considering that the overall market fell even more (-26% YoY), placing last month PEV Share at 14% (5.6%

US and the Netherlands to collaborate on hydrogen production and infrastructure

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Eric Wiebes, the Netherlands’ Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, sent a letter to the Dutch Parliament in March 2020 and advocated for an active international policy to reduce sustainable hydrogen costs and to create new international partnerships.

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Alstom to test its hydrogen fuel cell train in the Netherlands; first pilot project outside Germany

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Alstom and the Province of Groningen, local operator Arriva, the Dutch railway infrastructure manager ProRail and the energy company Engie have signed plans for a pilot project to test the Coradia iLint, a passenger train powered by hydrogen fuel cells ( earlier post ), for the first time in the Netherlands.

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All-electric garbage truck being tested in the Netherlands

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Garbage trucks will never smell pleasant, but at least it's possible to get rid of the stench of diesel exhaust. Dutch truck manufacturer DAF just released an electric garbage truck for testing in its home country.

Researchers in Netherlands exploring use of lignin as alternative asphalt binder

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In the Netherlands there are now test roads and cycle paths that are paved with a bitumen-like product made from the natural binder lignin. We already built eight demonstration roads in the Netherlands with this type of new binder, so 50% lignin, 50% bitumen.

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Ballard announces follow-on order from Solaris for 20 fuel cell modules for buses in The Netherlands

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With the deployment of these 20 buses planned for next year by Solaris, Ballard will be powering a total of 40 buses in The Netherlands. Ballard Power Systems announced a purchase order from Solaris Bus & Coach S.A. for 20 of Ballard’s new 70 kilowatt heavy-duty FCmove-HD fuel cell modules.

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EBS in the Netherlands receives 93 Mercedes-Benz Citaro NGT hybrid buses

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The EBS (Egged Bus Systems) public transport company is located in the town of Purmerend north of Amsterdam and operates several bus routes in the Netherlands. From the end of August the EBS public transport company will be operating 93 Mercedes-Benz Citaro NGT hybrid low-floor urban buses in the Rotterdam - The Hague metropolitan area. The fleet is made up of 83 Citaro NGT hybrid solo buses and ten Citaro G NGT hybrid articulated buses.

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Tesla Model 3 was best-selling EV in the Netherlands in March


The Tesla Model 3 was the best-selling electric vehicle in the Netherlands in March 2021, capturing its first monthly gold medal since September 2020. The Volvo XC40 has been the leader in the Netherlands for several months.

Netherlands: Plug-In Sales Tripled In May 2021


Newcomers - Skoda Enyaq iV and Ford Mustang Mach-E - were on the top last month

EGEB: The Netherlands’ first large-scale offshore wind farm is getting a revamp


more… The post EGEB: The Netherlands’ first large-scale offshore wind farm is getting a revamp appeared first on Electrek. In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): The 15-year-old Egmond aan Zee offshore wind farm in the North Sea will be refurbished.

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

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Neste is now also launching Neste MY Renewable Diesel to climate-conscious fleet customers in the Netherlands. The opening of our new office in the Netherlands marks an important step in the execution of our growth strategy for renewable aviation globally. The Netherlands is one of the leading countries for promoting the use of sustainable aviation fuels globally. EG Retail (Netherlands) B.V

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Netherlands: Plug-In Sales More Than Doubled In April 2021


Skoda Enyaq iV debuts with a splash

Volkswagen has 30k+ reservations for the ID.3 1ST edition; most from Germany, Norway, the Netherlands, Sweden and UK

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Most of the pre-bookers live in Germany, Norway, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Just before the beginning of the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Volkswagen has already received more than 30,000 reservations for the ID.3 EV, which will make its world premiere at the event. More than 100,000 ID. enthusiasts have registered for the ID.3 newsletter which Volkswagen is using to present regular information on its new full-electric ID.

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Mitsubishi delivered 8,197 Outlander PHEVs in Europe by end of 2013; 8,009 to The Netherlands

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First launched in selected European markets (The Netherlands, Sweden, Norway and Switzerland) in October 2013, Mitsubishi’s Outlander PHEV (plug-in hybrid) ( earlier post ) collected more than 12,000 orders in these markets. These orders have already translated into 8,197 deliveries to end-customers by the end of December, of which 8,009 units went to The Netherlands, the latter boosted by a tax scheme favorable to eco-friendly technologies such as low-emission vehicles.

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Netherlands: Plug-In Car Sales More Than Doubled In June 2021


Skoda Enyaq iV is the top choice in June and so far this year

EV News: Zero Registration Fees for EVs, Netherlands PHEV Market, & Hyundai to Stop ICE

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The news is related to electric vehicle registration, the hyundai’s plan to stop the development of gasoline powertrains, the PHEV market in the Netherlands. #1 3 Plug-in Electric Vehicle sales more than doubled in the Netherlands.

Netherlands: Plug-In Sales Decreased In March 2021


Tesla Model 3 made a splash last month and few other models appeared in the stats

Netherlands joins Norway in plans to end new gas, diesel car sales by 2025

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Europe emissions Norway plug-in cars The Netherlands transportation policyWhile many countries promote electric cars, only Norway has taken the step of putting into place a plan to phase out cars powered by gasoline or diesel fuel entirely. Now, however, a similar proposal is under consideration in another European country. The Dutch parliament recently passed a motion that would end sales of new cars powered solely by.

BYD wins European electric bus orders for Netherlands Schiermonnikoog

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The city of Schiermonnikoog in the province of Friesland, Netherlands is acquiring six new, long-range, all-electric BYD buses to launch in early 2013. In a European legal tender and open bid supported by four major bus manufacturers, BYD came out on top. BYD scored the highest in meeting program goals and won not only an order for the six electric buses, but also a 15-year maintenance contract. The BYD buses are 12 meters long (40 feet) and can accommodate 60-70 passengers.

Tesla Motors opens assembly plant in Tilburg, Netherlands

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Having begun the first European deliveries of Model S, Tesla Motors opened its Tilburg Assembly Plant. The Tilburg facility will serve as the final assembly and distribution point for Model S vehicles sold in Europe as well as Tesla’s European service and parts headquarters. Some of the very first Dutch, Belgian, French and German Model S customers received their cars today at the brand new facility.

London Taxi relaunches as London EV Company; order for 225 vehicles from The Netherlands

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A key consideration for the company’s new name and brand positioning is its international strategy, which has been boosted by the news that LEVC has received its first major international order from RMC in the Netherlands for an initial 225 vehicles to be delivered in 2018. RMC, one of the Netherlands’ largest taxi operators, has been appointed as the importer and operator.

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Mitsubishi Motors, NewMotion, Nuvve in vehicle-to-grid pilot in Netherlands with Outlander PHEV

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MMC is partnering forces with NewMotion , one of Europe’s largest providers of smart charging solutions for electric driving; grid operator TenneT in Netherlands; and Nuvve , a leader in V2G technology and grid service deployments. There are more than 25,000 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEVs available in the Netherlands.

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BYD to begin making electric buses in California, delivers 6 electric buses in the Netherlands

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Electric buses for the Netherlands. Separately, BYD officially delivered 6 electric buses to the island home of city of Schiermonnikoog, and the Netherlands’ first National Park in the province of Friesland, Netherlands. BYD will begin operating an electric bus manufacturing facility and a Li-ion battery manufacturing facility in Lancaster, California, in the coming months.

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Test drive of highway platooning with autonomous vehicles in the Netherlands

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Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment Melanie Schultz rode in the first highway test drive of an autonomous car in the Netherlands. TU Delft, TNO, RDW and Connekt are collaborating in the Dutch Automated Vehicle Initiative (DAVI).

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ABB to build largest nationwide network of EV fast-charging stations in the Netherlands

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ABB has been selected by Fastned to supply chargers to more than 200 electric vehicle fast-charging stations in the Netherlands, bringing an EV fast charger within 50 kilometers (31 miles) of all of the country’s 16.7 To date, the Netherlands is the most populous country to roll out a nationwide fast-charging network.

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Toyota Mirai fuel cell vehicle launches in Sweden and Norway this summer, Netherlands later this year

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The Netherlands will follow later this year. Toyota will launch the Mirai fuel cell vehicle in Sweden and Norway this summer, following other European countries that have introduced the Toyota Mirai in 2015 (UK, Germany and Denmark) or early 2016 (Belgium). The Mirai launched in Japan in December 2014 and in the US in 2015.

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Damen delivers hybrid tugboat to Royal Netherlands Navy; up to 30% lower fuel consumption, 40% fewer emissions

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International shipyard group Damen recently delivered the first of a series of three hybrid tugboats (ASD TUGs 2810 Hybrid) to the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN). This 28.67-meter hybrid tug is named Noordzee and is the first standard hybrid tug supplied by Damen that the RNLN will employ. Compared with other tugs, hybrid versions use up to 30% less fuel and produce 40% fewer exhaust emissions. Currently, the RNLN has four conventional tugs in Den Helder.

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Ballast Nedam to build 700-bar hydrogen refueling station in the Netherlands

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Ballast Nedam will build its first 700-bar hydrogen refueling station in the Netherlands for the Flemish-Dutch WaterstofNet. This refueling station type, which will be built as part of the cross-border “Hydrogen Region Flanders-Netherlands” Interreg IVA program, will be suitable for hydrogen-fueled passenger cars that are to be introduced onto the market.

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The Netherlands: Well-Suited To Electric Cars, And Eager To Have More

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The Netherlands appears to be joining the cadre of electric-car-friendly countries, with a goal of having 200,000 plug-in electric cars on its roads by 2020, and has When it comes to electric-car adoption, a supportive government willing to offer significant incentives is often one of the most effective ways to get these cars in driveways.

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Tesla Opens Distribution & Assembly Center In The Netherlands

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As the first cars are set to arrive in European dealers next year, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] has announced its new European distribution center in Tilburg, Netherlands. The facility will serve as a final assembly point for European vehicles, as well as acting as Tesla's distribution hub and regional service center. The 62,000 square-foot facility

Neste to acquire pre-treatment and storage capacity in the Netherlands for renewable raw materials for NEXBTL renewable diesel

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on the acquisition of a former biodiesel plant in Sluiskil in the Netherlands. Neste has signed an agreement with Electrawinds ReFuel B.V. Neste intends to use the Sluiskil plant for the storage and pre-treatment of renewable raw materials for the company’s NEXBTL renewable diesel refineries. By acquiring the Sluiskil plant, we enable expanding our raw material base further.

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ABB installing electric-vehicle fast chargers at BP service stations in Netherlands

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Power and automation technology group ABB has started installing multiple fast-charging systems for electric vehicles (EVs) at some BP service stations in the Netherlands as part of a nationwide trial. BP has an intention agreement with Dutch EV charging operator The New Motion to operate BP’s chargers as part of a larger network of DC charging stations throughout the Netherlands.

Netherlands opens first LNG terminal; US$1.1B GATE terminal has 12BCM annual throughput capacity

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Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands officially opened the GATE ( Gas Access To Europe ) LNG terminal last week. The €800-million (US$1.1-billion) terminal, located on the Maasvlakte in Rotterdam, is the first import terminal for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the Netherlands. Gate terminal marks a crucial next step in the development of the Netherlands as the gas hub of Northwest Europe.

Royal Imtech to install charge point network for Toyota dealers and Prius PHV owners in the Netherlands

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will install a network of intelligent charging points at the home addresses of owners of the new Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid and at all Toyota dealers in the Netherlands. The network is part of Toyota’s charging service, which is included in the sale price of the hybrid car, and is the first large-scale network for electric vehicles in the Netherlands. Royal Imtech N.V.

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