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Tim Kreukniet

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After founding the Dutch Organization for Electric Transport and spending three years within the EV industry in The Netherlands, Tim saw the opportunity for Dutch clean-tech solutions on the US East Coast. In 2013, Tim moved to New York and started East Coast Electric to promote and create business for Dutch clean-tech companies and organizations, in cooperation with the ECE program EVBox started in the US market. Since 2015, Tim leads EVBox's business development in North America. "We did not stop using CDs because they didn't work anymore, we just found a better way to listen to music. The same is happening to cars today."

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Sustainability

My time in Spitsbergen, North Pole

I went to the North Pole to learn more in depth about the climate, and through my experiences I learned quite a lot. It made me more conscious, more quiet, and more motivated. One thing is clear — if we are going to preserve locations like Spitsbergen for the future, we need to make some changes.

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Sustainability

Earth Day: The start of my climate expedition to the North Pole

In the last year, the world has reached a global climate agreement, renewable energy like solar and wind is now cheaper than fossil fuel-based electricity in many parts of the world.

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Electric cars

1% EV market share, are we halfway there?

Just before year’s end, the U.S. electric vehicle industry reached a new milestone: 1.1% of all new vehicles sold were electric in November 2016. We're closer to reaching the mass adoption of electric cars than you may think...

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eMobility

Range isn't the problem, we are.

In average, people drive less than 40 miles a day, so why does still 50% of the people want a range of more than 190 miles before they'll buy an EV?

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eMobility

The DOE: How it makes you fall in love with EV

The US election season is taking off. And we've probably witnessed President Obama’s final big push to promote electric vehicles. Back in 2008, Obama aimed for 1 million vehicles on the road by 2015, as well as a revolution of the local car manufacturing economy.

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eMobility

6 goals to transform the future of mobility

Sometimes, even the government steps in. This is where sustainability becomes cheap and mandatory. More and more local governments now offer incentives for those who own electric cars and solar panels, making environment-friendly lifestyles more affordable for average households.

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eMobility

Power to the people: EV charging from the grid

Distributech is the largest energy transmission and distribution conference in the US. Its massive conference floors showcase booths that can easily span 1.000 square feet. As I witnessed at this year's conference, things are changing fast in the power distribution arena.

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eMobility

CES and the EV industry

Year in, year out, tech and consumer companies gather early January in Las Vegas to showcase their latest tech gadgets and innovations at the Consumer Electric Show.

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