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UAE Obtains its Initial Solar-Powered Car
Prior to getting on sale officially following year, the globe's very first solar automobile that awaits manufacturing has landed in the United Arab Emirates. The Lightyear 0 will work on solar energy, and its makers assert that driving it for months at once without recharging is possible.
Oct 19, 2022 // Transport, Asia, UAE
Dubai to green Jumeirah Lakes Towers district with 6.3 MW of solar carports
UAE's biggest free-trade zone Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) and also a device of Dubai Electricity as well as Water Authority (DEWA) have accepted provide 6.3 MW of solar car shades across the Jumeirah Lakes Towers community to support its decarbonisation.
Oct 14, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Transport, Dewa, solar car, Asia, UAE, DMCC
Deutsche Post tests solar-powered ship for parcel shipping in Germany
Deutsche Post AG (ETR: DPW), operating as Deutsche Post DHL, is testing the transport of parcels on the Spree river in Berlin with a solar-powered ship as part of a pilot project which is the initial of its kind in Germany.
Oct 7, 2022 // Transport, Germany, Europe, Deutsche Post AG, solar-powered ship
Solar-powered carmaker Lightyear raises $85M and gears up for production
Lightyear, a Dutch startup creating a long-range solar-powered car, today announced that it has raised EUR86 million ($ 85 million) as it prepares to start production of its first vehicle in the coming months.
Sep 6, 2022 // Transport, Germany, Europe, Lightyear, Lex Hoefsloot
Tesla reveals solar array extender trailer with SpaceX Starlink internet terminal
Tesla has revealed a new solar variety extender trailer with a SpaceX Starlink internet satellite system at a presentation in Germany, however don't expect to be able to buy it any time soon.
Jul 5, 2022 // Transport, TESLA
Wild Lightyear 0 Goes 44 Miles on Solar Power Alone, Has 388-Mile EV Range
Dutch brand name Lightyear is finally prepared to place its $266,000 solar car into manufacturing.
Jun 13, 2022 // Transport, Europe, Netherlands, Lightyear 0
Enerparc seals solar PPA with VW manufacturing facility in Germany
German carmaker Volkswagen AG (ETR: VOW) will power its electric car factory in the eastern city of Zwickau with electricity from a nearby 5.3-MW solar plant that will certainly be commissioned by solar developer Enerparc AG in the coming weeks.
Apr 27, 2022 // Manufacturing News, Plants, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Transport, Germany, PPA, Europe, Enerparc
Solar - 10 Predictions for 2022
Apr 27, 2022 // Manufacturing News, Large-Scale, Commercial, Residential, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Transport, China, Europe, Asia, solar module, solar-and-storage
Lightyear in 5,000 solar car manage car-sharing platform
Dutch solar car company Lightyear has actually announced a partnership that will certainly see 5,000 Lightyear solar EVs to car-sharing platform MyWheels, with the initial cars to be offered following year.
Apr 21, 2022 // Transport, solar car, Europe, Netherlands, Lightyear, Lex Hoefsloot, Karina Tiekstra
Sono Motors, MVG to introduce solar bus trailer in Munich
A solar bus trailer making use of modern technology by Sono Motors GmbH will enter into service in the Munich metropolitan area in the future as part of a partnership between the solar car company as well as Munich Transport Company (MVG).
Apr 18, 2022 // Transport, Sono Motors, MVG, Munich Transport Company, Veit Bodenschatz
Sono to make its solar electric car at Finnish agreement manufacturer
German solar-powered car company Sono Group (NASDAQ: SEV) on Tuesday said it has signed a binding term sheet to generate its Sion solar electrical vehicle at Finnish agreement supplier Valmet Automotive.
Apr 7, 2022 // Transport, Germany, Europe, Sono, solar electric car
Panasonic to invest $4.9 bn in EV batteries, supply chain software
Panasonic Corporation is joining the high-growth electrical vehicles (EV) market, with plans to invest almost $4.9 billion in automotive batteries, supply chain software and also cyber physical systems, to name a few.
Apr 5, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Transport, Japan, Asia, EV Battery, Panasonic Corporation, cyber physical systems
Tesla opens gigafactory in Germany
The first Model Y electric cars have rolled off the assembly line at the US electric car producer's first European factory.
Mar 24, 2022 // Manufacturing News, Transport, TESLA, Germany, Elon Musk, Europe
Solar-powered butterfly-shaped mobile home good to go for a world tour
The SolarButterfly, named Larso, is a solar-powered mobile home in the shape of an enormous butterfly is set to start a tour all over the world to seek projects and also pioneers with the objective of reducing international warming.
Mar 22, 2022 // Transport, LONGi, Larso, SolarButterfly