Greenchoice, Vattenfall and PortLiner have signed a letter of intent to jointly develop a waterborne recharging station with flow battery technology in the port area of Rotterdam to support the introduction of zero emission vessels. The ambition is to realize the project in the period 2021/2022.
In a joint study, the European Patent Agency and the International Energy Agency report an increase in battery research, in particular regarding flow batteries. The report, Innovation in batteries and electricity storage – a global analysis based on patent data, shows that batteries account for nearly 90% of all patenting activity in the area of electricity storage. (…)
The European Commission presented today its plan to reduce EU greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030, compared to 1990 levels. This level of ambition for the next decade will put the EU on a balanced pathway to reaching climate neutrality by 2050.
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Following conservation and coating, the 135 metres hull was transformed into “PORTLINER ANNA”, in full PortLiner colours and logo.
This week, the Dutch minister of Transport reported briefly on the status of the 2019 Green Deal for Shipping. She confirmed that a the feasibility study on a EU Inland Navigation Green Fund would be completed after summer.