Green Technology

Parkwind and Jan De Nul build largest wind turbines off Belgian coast

Jan De Nul Group signs contract for constructing Northwester 2, the seventh wind farm off the Belgian coast, entering for the third time into a partnership with wind farm developer Parkwind, a branch establishment of Colruyt. Jan De Nul will be responsible for the design, construction and installation of 23 foundations, the transportation and installation […]

Tevva Motors eyes global expansion after investment boost

The UK’s vanguard electric truck manufacturer has welcomed a £10m investment by Bharat Forge Limited (BFL), a technology-driven Indian metal forming multinational, which will spearhead its global expansion ambitions and create further jobs and investment at its Chelmsford, Essex plant. The pioneering automotive firm, founded by Asher Bennett CEO, Tevva produces electric trucks in the […]

Germany settles investment for huge lithium cell factory

Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd. (CATL) Founder, Dr. Robin Zeng, and Thuringia’s Minister for Economic Affairs, Wolfgang Tiefensee, have signed an investment agreement, for the set-up of a lithium cell factory in the former eastern German state, under the eyes of German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, and Chinese Premier, Xi Jinping. CATL’s €240m investment will result in […]

Mercedes-Benz Cars invests in its future with Polish engine factory

Mercedes-Benz Cars has nearly completed construction work on its high-tech engine plant in Jawor, Poland – the basic structure of the new engine factory is in place. With this plant, the company is increasing capacities within the global production network of Mercedes-Benz Cars. The CO2-neutral factory will employ more than 1,000 people, 500 more than […]

Restart Energy Democracy (RED) opens its first type A franchise in Italy

Thanks to its partnership in a joint venture with Italian energy provider Heliopolis, Restart Energy Democracy (RED) is slated to open its first type A franchise in Italy. This announcement comes after a flurry of activity from Restart Energy, the parent company of RED, related to its expansion goals. A meeting between RED’s CEO, Armand […]

France is a centre of excellence for Renault’s electric vehicles

Renault is accelerating the deployment of its ‘Drive The Future’ strategic plan with an investment of more than one billion euros for the development and production of electric vehicles in France. With the aim of strengthening the leadership of its French industrial base in the growing electric vehicle market, Groupe Renault plans to: Introduce a […]

New blockchain renewable energy pilot to power 500,000 homes

Swytch, a blockchain-based clean energy incentive, and the Germany-based Energy2market GmbH (e2m), a leader in aggregated energy trading throughout Europe, have announced a pilot programme which includes roughly 3.5Gw of solar, wind, hydro and biogas energy capacity in Germany and is enough to power over 500,000 homes. As part of the large-scale pilot, Swytch is […]

Fagdata migrates its cloud to Green Mountain to allow for scalability

Fagdata, one of Scandinavia’s technology-leading cloud companies, has signed an agreement on data centre services with Green Mountain, Norway’s leading data centre operator, to provide secure cloud services to its customers to promote growth and meet increased demand from customers. The data centre, which is located deep inside the mountain in a former NATO ammunition […]

The Orkney Islands just became one of the most exciting places in tech

Article by: Cindy Rose, Chief Executive of Microsoft UK It is easy to take technology for granted. People can work from anywhere, collaborate like never before and share ideas in new and exciting ways. An entire generation is growing up with the world literally at their fingertips; every piece of information ever discovered is just […]

Nekton’s launch of first open-sourced Global Ocean Data Portal

OCTOPUS (The Ocean Tool for Public Understanding and Science) has been launched by Nekton to begin a new era of collaborative marine research and improved ocean governance. OCTOPUS provides a single source to freely access the latest global marine data. OCTOPUS dynamically harvests and harmonises open-access marine data including oceanographic observations, biodiversity and human stressors […]