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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.

New solution for hardening soft ground launched by ALLU at Shanghai summit

The 7th China International Piling and Deep Foundations Summit was held 24-26 April in Shanghai. Processing technology firm ALLU unveiled a new addition to...

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...

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: Power to the vehicle – EV chargepoint installation service launches

(Words: The Darcy Group) Listen very carefully and you can hear a quiet revolution taking place on roads across the UK, led by a growing...

New report aims to advance safety for waste collection vehicle crews during the pandemic

Report by University College London supports the importance of ventilation and cleaning A new report from UCL, commissioned by resource recovery firm Veolia, presents...

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...

Fleet operator scheme urges greater awareness of drug and alcohol impairment risk

Fleet operator accreditation scheme FORS* is urging operators to be extra vigilant when it comes to managing drug and alcohol impairment this summer. In...

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...

$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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

UK government grant awarded to decarbonize construction machinery

Global hydraulics and electric powertrain systems supplier Danfoss Power Solutions has secured a grant worth £407,112 from the UK government to accelerate the electrification...

How serious are countries about decarbonising transport?

New “Transport NDC Tracker” monitors how transport appears in national decarbonisation commitments The new “Transport NDC Tracker” launched on 28 September by the International Transport...

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...