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Elias Pöyry to chair EURELECTRIC’s electric vehicle working group

Virta’s CBO Elias Pöyry has been selected as the new Chairman of EURELECTRIC’s electromobility working group. As Chairman Pöyry represents the European energy...

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eSled: Greener nature tourism in Finnish Lapland

One sled at a time, electric snowmobiles are making nature tourism in Finnish Lapland cleaner. eSled, eco-friendly snowmobile developed at Lapland University of...

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EV's in Finland slowly gaining prominent market share [infographic]

2016 proved that electric vehicles are finally making their way into Finland. According to the Finnish Transport Safety Agency the amount of electric vehicles doubled...

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Can our electrical grid handle 250 000 electric vehicles?

Late 2016 the Finnish government created a new Energy and Climate Strategy. The strategy aims to decrease transport-related emissions and one of the main goals is to...

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Virta provides back end services for electric bus charging

Like with electric vehicles, the deployment of electric buses has accelerated in the past years. This is mainly due to the volatile oil market, national energy...

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Virta won Polar Bear Pitching competition

On a cold February night representatives from 18 different startups descended into a hole in the frozen Baltic Sea. One by one they pitched their revolutionary ideas...

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