Tag: funding

Nov 13, 2018 - 02:37 pm

Europe to carry 30% of global battery cell production

In Berlin today, Germany’s Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, Peter Altmaier, delivered his latest take on the European Battery Alliance (EBA). While he signalled strong targets and promised one billion euros of funding, he did not name concrete details of the planned battery cell production in Europe or Germany.

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Oct 15, 2018 - 03:33 pm

EU Battery Alliance accelerating progress

One year after airing the plan for an European Battery Alliance (EBA), the EU Commission says their Action Plan is now in place. In the press release they also recapture ongoing efforts and (new) funding schemes to establish a battery industry in Europe.

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Sep 27, 2018 - 08:59 pm

CARB announces up to $205 million in EV grants

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has announced up to $205 million in grants for projects to accelerate the adoption of clean freight technologies and improving air quality in the state. Eleven projects will receive $150 million, with another $55 million to be considered for further investment.

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Sep 12, 2018 - 06:24 pm

New Faraday Battery Challenge to kick-off in Great Britain

The British government relaunches their Faraday Battery Challenge. The competition addresses businesses working on next-generation battery solutions and is worth 25 million pounds in total. Application opens on September, 17 and closes on December, 12, 2018.

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Sep 11, 2018 - 05:04 pm

Iceland launches ambitious Climate Strategy

The Icelandic government has launched its new Climate Strategy today aiming for the country to be carbon neutral before 2040. The plan includes 34 measures ranging from a ban on new sales of ICEs by 2030 and the decarbonisation of transport to carbon-curbing measures such as reforestation.

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Sep 11, 2018 - 03:29 pm

UK: Government & Industry pushing for low carbon future

The UK’s first Zero Emission Vehicle Summit took place in Birmingham today with the industry rallying behind Theresa May. The Prime Minister announced 106 million pounds in funding for low carbon technologies, matched by half a billion from businesses. Moreover, the Brexiteers are calling for cooperation.

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Sep 10, 2018 - 05:42 pm

UK: Funding boost for last-mile cargo e-bikes

The British government announces two million pounds to support the uptake of electric cargo bikes. Westminster hopes the zero emission wheelers will replace vans, particularly when making last-mile deliveries. Details are yet to follow.

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Aug 9, 2018 - 01:49 pm

Nikola Motor raises $100M for fuel cell trucks in a week

Nikola Motor says they raised over 100 million dollars in just one week. The current round of funding for $200 million is ongoing and will be oversubscribed, says CEO Trevor Milton, if the trend continues. The money is to help Nikola launch and scale its two fuel cell trucks in 2020.

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Aug 6, 2018 - 05:00 pm

India changing focus of new electric vehicles policy

India’s government is preparing a new EV policy that will move away from a pan-indian into a more focussed approach. Rather than trying to inspire a transition to electric transport nationwide, they are planning to concentrate on pilot projects in major urban centres.

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Aug 6, 2018 - 01:59 pm

UK: £35M for three low-carbon technology projects

The British government has awarded a total of 35M pounds to three projects involving players such as Nissan and Aston Martin. They are developing low carbon technology with funding through the UK’s Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) with industry matching the investment.

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Jun 21, 2018 - 12:18 pm

Scotland: Ever more money to switch to electric cars

The Scottish government has increased funding to programmes that bring them closer to their goal to finish all sales of combustion engine vehicles by 2032. Hence the budget for the Low Carbon Transport Loan has risen from £8m to £20m for 2018/19 with new schemes being introduced.

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Jun 13, 2018 - 10:16 pm

UK awards 22M GBP to next-gen battery solutions

The UK government’s Faraday Battery Challenge worth 22 million pounds in funding has selected the winning projects. Among them are ultra-fast charging solid-state batteries from partners such as Honda or an electrified drive train from McLaren Automotive.

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May 28, 2018 - 04:59 pm

Fraunhofer ISC to perfect battery recycling

In the EU funded project AutoBatRec2020 (Automotive Battery Recycling 2020) research has begun to look into ecologically and economically beneficial methods of battery recycling for electric vehicles.

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Feb 28, 2018 - 12:36 pm

German state to cover 80% of cost for electric buses

The German ministry for the environment (BMUB) has now made its support for the electrification of electric transport official. Bus operators can recover 80 percent of cost when buying more than 5 electric buses, including charging infrastructure.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/11/13/europe-to-carry-30-of-global-battery-cell-production/
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