Friday, September 30, 2022

$10 billion Namibian hydrogen project selects developer for locomotive

Namibian-headquartered Hyphen Hydrogen Energy (Hyphen) says it is making positive progress on its discussions with the Namibian Government as it moves towards signature of...

Superconductors will support electric jet flight, says Scottish start-up

Scottish start-up Mako Aerospace plans to manufacture the world’s first all-electric jet engine, which they say could double the range of electric aircraft compared...

99% of electricians believe there are major risks with EV charging work

As the UK gears up to meet its Electrical Vehicle (EV) charging targets for 2030, and purchases of EVs continue to rise, a lack...

Swappable car batteries could accelerate UK’s transition to electric vehicles

A new paper "Battery-as-a-Service: an underexplored opportunity?" makes the case for why switching the UK electric vehicle (EV) model to Battery-as-a-Service (BaaS), could cut...
Hydrogen powered vehicle concept

Pop goes the diesel? Leaks and other hazards on the hydrogen roadmap

The race is on to develop the technology to exploit hydrogen fuel, widely regarded as offering the most promising pathway to a zero-carbon economy. And while it took over 40 years to bring solar and wind power to cost parity with legacy energy sources, those banking on hydrogen (everyone, it seems) are hoping to squeeze that development work into a much shorter timeframe. Envirotec surveys recent progress.

Energy prices forecast to dampen EV demand as fleets face whole-life cost knowledge gap

More than half of fleet operators (53 per cent) expect high energy prices to dampen demand for EVs, according to research from mobility solutions...

Sponsored Content: Firms partner to tackle trommel fines

Waste management firm Ace Liftaway has announced plans to introduce a new 90tph trommel fines recycling plant to its waste recycling and processing facility in Hampshire.

Funding for world-first liquid H2 bunkering facility for ships

The creator of what's claimed to be world’s first liquid hydrogen bunkering facility for fuelling zero-emission ships has won a UK Government grant to...

EV installation website launched

Devitech has announced the launch of its new website. "Due to continued expansion in the EV installation market we have now launched a brand-new website...

Government awards £30m to cutting-edge highway decarbonisation projects

Cutting-edge, innovative ideas to decarbonise the UK’s highways are to benefit from tens of millions of pounds in Government funding. The £30...

Risk of recycling crisis as UK Government ‘deaf’ to industry concerns about Red Diesel...

The body representing Scottish SME resource and waste management operators says recycling services across the country are under threat following the UK Government’s refusal...

Veolia introduces reversing camera on RCVs to address driver blind spots

To address the challenge of vehicle blind spots, areas that cannot be directly seen by the driver while at the controls, Veolia is now...

Verge-cutting mower head “gives biodiversity a winning edge”

Specialist contractor GVA has become the first UK customer for a new, environmentally-friendly mowing head designed to protect insects and other creatures. The ECO 1200...

New guidance for GHG emissions published by ADEPT and FHRG

New guidance has been issued, aimed at tackling one of the most pressing issues faced by local highways authorities (LHAs) - consistent carbon measurement...

Scottish utility completes reservoir car-removal operation

A delicate operation to remove nine ageing car wrecks which had been dumped in a Paisley reservoir has been hailed a success by utility...

Aberdeen City Council rolls out UK’s first hydrogen fuel cell waste truck

What appears to be the UK’s first hydrogen-fuelled waste collection vehicle was revealed on 17 February in Aberdeen, seemingly running on green hydrogen from...

Vehicles handed over to hydrogen transport hub in Tees Valley

Ten Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric cars and a Toyota fuel cell forklift truck were handed over to the Tees Valley Hydrogen Transport...

Electric car chargers fast-tracked in South East

Almost 1,000 electric car chargers have been fast-tracked to connect to the electricity network in London, the South East and East of England, seemingly...

Leading the charge: One-stop installation

Darcy has introduced a new end-to-end service for the installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging points for commercial and industrial customers, called Devitech.

Collaboration to harness EV batteries to help balance the grid

Partnership will implement "the UK’s biggest Virtual Power Plant" Energy company SSE and electric vehicle (EV) smart charging service provider Jedlix have signed a deal...