Norway is now the country with highest electric cars per capita.
“China is playing an important role in global emission reduction, and the use of clean energy will create tremendous opportunities for Chinese business and a clean environment”, BI Professor Jørgen Randers told Chinese media at the 2018 China Development Forum.
Norway wants two-thirds of all boats carrying both passengers and cars along its jagged and windy Atlantic coastline to be electrified by 2030
Daimler AG and its Chinese partner, BAIC Motor Corp., plan to invest nearly $2 billion to set up a factory in China, deepening the German automaker’s footprint in the world’s largest auto market.
Fuzhou release four measures to support development of offshore wind power equipment industrial park
To promote the development of the Fuzhou Offshore Wind Power Equipment Industrial Park, and build a world-class offshore wind equipment manufacturing industrial base, the People’s Government of Fuzhou, Fujian Province, released the “Four measures to support the accelerated development of Fuzhou Offshore Wind Equipment Industrial Park” (in Chinese), which will be valid until December 31st, 2020.
BMW Group has signed a letter of intent with China’s Great Wall Motor Co. to jointly produce battery-powered Mini vehicles in China, as the German carmaker seeks to expand its electric car business in the world’s largest automobile market.
The world’s first floating wind farm, Hywind Scotland, developed by the Norwegian state oil giant, Statoil, has proved a greater success than its designers hoped. The five giant six-megawatt turbines, 25 miles east of Peterhead, produced more power than expected in the first three months and withstood hurricane-force winds and giant waves.
China has improved waste management and recycling systems to tackle environmental issues caused by a build-up of garbage. Several measurements have come into force including garbage sorting and curbing “foreign garbage”.
Dutch offshore vessel owner Acta Marine has ordered a second construction support vessel at Ulstein Verft this week. This SX195 design is a DP2 Walk to Work Construction Support Vessel (CSV) for the offshore industry. The vessel is scheduled for delivery in the second quarter of 2019.