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Yara selects Norwegian shipbuilder Vard for zero-emission vessel

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The world’s first autonomous and electric container vessel will be by ready to operate in 2022 The world’s first autonomous and electric container vessel is one step closer to launch, as Yara signs a deal with Vard worth around 250 million Norwegian kroner (US$29.6 million) to build the vessel. Vard …

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Corvus supplies shore stations with Orca Energy ESS

Some of Fjord1's electric ferries

Norway’s shore stations to be fitted with Orca Energy ESS to charge Fjord1 hybrid-electric ferries Corvus Energy’s Orca Energy ESS has been selected by Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) to supply the Energy Storage Systems (ESS) for the shore stations at Brekstad and Valset, Norway. Each shore station will have a …

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Kalmar equips Yara Birkeland with zero emission supply chain

Artist's impression of the Yara Birkeland

Yara and Kalmar agree to develop fully-digitalised cargo solution for Yara Birkeland Cargo handling supplier Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has entered into an agreement with Yara to deliver autonomous equipment, software and services for a fully digitalised container handling solution for the Yara Birkeland. “With this agreement, Yara Birkeland is …

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Corvus Energy secures EES contracts for five electric ferries

A Fjord1 ferry and battery pack

Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) selects Corvus energy storage for battery-powered Fjord1 ferries Corvus Energy will supply lithium ion (Li-ion) battery-based energy storage systems (ESSs) for two new all-electric ferries being built by Havyard for Norwegian ferry operator Fjord1. The ferries will operate on the Magerholm-Sykkylven route. This follows a previous …

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Denmark may review EV subsidies to combat falling sales

i3 EV and taxi standing at the intersection near Old Stock Exchange Building, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Falling sales in one of the world’s most progressive EV adopters has the government re-thinking its rollback of incentives Denmark, historically one of the biggest adopters of EVs, has seen sales drop so much that the government may re-introduce financial incentives for the purchase of the vehicles, Prime Minister Lars …

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