Energy efficiency Transition - 07/July/2017

Scandinavia shows the way for clean transport

Norway has the world's highest proportion of EV owners and Denmark is electrifying ship propulsion. It is time to change the way electricity is billed for. Energy efficiency part 2/5

ELECTRIC AVENUE SCANDINAVIA SHOWS THE WAY FOR CLEAN TRANSPORT While engine noise and petrol fumes are steadily disappearing from the streets of Norway, a European leader in electric vehicles, Denmark is hosting the first vehicle-to-grid hub supplying support services to a local electricity network ... What in the 1990s began as an initiative in Norway to reduce air pollution and noise in urban areas has since become an efficient weapon against climate change. Electric vehicles (EVs) charged mainly from hydro power are not only displacing cars run on petrol and diesel oil, but also their associated emissions. Market incentives in Norway that eliminate the price difference between EVs and cheaper alternatives have facilitated the transiti ...

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