11.11.2016 | 15:40 | Category: Hydrogen/Vetni, Rafmagn/Electricity
So far, hydrogen has been Toyota's zero emission technology of choice. However, this may be about to change. In a recent Nikkei report, the Japanes carmaker intends to launch its EV model in 2020, coinciding with the Tokyo Olympic Games. Toyota's change of heart may have something to do with its struggles to sell hydrogen fuel-cell cars so far. Click here for details....
02.11.2016 | 15:26 | Category: Hydrogen/Vetni, Rafmagn/Electricity
Korean automaker Kia is continuing with plans to increase the number of alternative fuel cars in its future lineup. By 2020 Kia hopes to offer 14 models globally, including hybrids, plug-in hybrids, battery-electric cars, and even some hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles. See this Green Car Reports article.  ...
03.11.2015 | 09:20 | Category: Hydrogen/Vetni, Rafmagn/Electricity
The Japanese carmaker says it expects that by 2050, it will have slashed carbon-emitting vehicle prodcution to next to nothing. Toyota also plans to increase the use of renewable energy and hydrogen-based production methods and reduce average emissions from its cars by 90% compared to 2010 by the year 2050. These targets are all part of Toyota's eff...
07.05.2015 | 13:16 | Category: Rafmagn/Electricity
The EU has pledged 16 million euros for the construction of the first mid sized battery electric ferry. The zero emission ferrry will be powered by two battery packs, delivering a total of 3800 kWh. Two electric motors will each supply 750 kW, giving the ferry a speed of up to 15.5 knots. The project, named e-Ferry, is run by Denmark, Greece and No...
10.03.2015 | 12:15 | Category: Rafmagn/Electricity
Countries in the NORA region – Iceland, Greenland, Faroe Islands and coastal Norway – have many things in common with regards to transportation and infrastructure. Small communties and large distances mean expensive tranport and connectivity to the rest of the world. The region is also heavily dependent on the ocean, thus the NORA cooperation is re...
NORA, nordisk Atlantsamarbejde, will have a digital-conference from November 2014 - March 2015. The first presentations are already available on the online platform: http://www.digitalarctic.com    ...
19.09.2014 | 10:57 | Category: Rafmagn/Electricity, Hydrogen/Vetni, NAHA
  This project is set out to find renewable energy solutions for small island communities, with a small island in the Faroe islands, Stóra Dímun as a case study. In this day and age many of the small isolated communities in the North Atlantic are dependent on electricity production by burning diesel oil. There is however a rising interest to use wi...
29.04.2014 | 11:23 | Category: Rafmagn/Electricity, Hydrogen/Vetni, NAHA
In 2014, the main focus for the regional NORA conference will be on new business opportunities offered by the digital development for the region's coastal communities. This year's conference will be exclusively on a digital platform. It therefore becomes possible to participate in the conference regardless of where in the region - or the world - yo...
28.03.2014 | 14:43 | Category: Hydrogen/Vetni, Rafmagn/Electricity
The region of Oslo, Akershus approved recently a strategy for fuel cell vehicles and hydrogen stations. This is a very important step towards a positive future of hydrogen in the Nordic area and the world. For the next four years the goal is to have 350 hydrogen cars on the streets, of which significant number of taxis and minimum of 30 busses. One...
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