Award-winning software aims to simplify the process of planning and executing underground excavation work

Utility service provider Morrison Utility Services (MUS) is undertaking a 12-month trial of Virtual Trial Hole Assistant (VTA), a software tool that the firm...

Firms win funding for EV battery management advance

A project aims to create new algorithms which will estimate the Remaining Useful Life (RUL) in an Electric Vehicle (EV) battery, with the firms...

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...

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...

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...

How can we make EV charging points an affordable investment for SMEs?

Many organisations in the UK are investing in electric vehicle (EV) charging stations for their premises. Providing free charging can attract employees, boost a...

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...

Royal Mail commences emissions-cutting tyres trial with electric vans

Royal Mail has embarked on a six to nine-month trial of new tyres on a number of electric vehicles (EVs). The tyres are specially...

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...

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.

Green light for path to UK’s first ‘electric motorway’

The Department for Transport has awarded funding through Innovate UK to a consortium to lead the UK’s first ever study on the electrification of long range trucks with dynamic charging, using overhead wires on motorways.

FOI reveals half of NHS trusts are charging ahead with EV infrastructure, but off...

According to figures released on 17 June by power management firm Eaton, half (51%) of NHS trusts in the UK have installed EV Charging...

New initiative aims to advance the removal of dirty vehicles from London’s streets

As part of a drive to tackle dirty air across London, Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced a series of measures intended to accelerate the...

More than two-thirds of UK business cars and vans could be electrified, says research

More than two thirds (70%) of cars and LCVs currently being used commercially in the UK could be replaced by electric models, according to...

Transport and logistics sector plan to reach net zero by 2050

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) believes its sector “can achieve net-zero by 2050” through a range of measures recommended to government...

Equipment firm announces global virtual symposium for the wet processing industry

Wet processing equipment manufacturer CDE has scheduled another global virtual conference on materials processing topics for 18-20 May. It follows a previous virtual event...

Waste systems and recycling plant specialist to hold recycling open days in Solihull in...

Blue Group is to hold waste recycling open days at Armac Demolition in Solihull on 12 and 13 July. The two day programme is broken...
Envirotec Sept/Oct 21

EV summit highlights

Electric vehicle adoption is "happening faster than any of us anticipated," said Daniel Lyons of Shell's e-mobility division, speaking at the UK's EV Summit on 1-2 September. The event reviewed developments in the uptake of EVs with over 80 in-person delegates in attendance and 400 online.

Government advisory body says electric vehicle revolution can be a boon to the UK’s...

A Government-backed taskforce bringing together key players in the energy, infrastructure and transport sectors says it has demonstrated that an effectively managed integration of...

‘Sand Cleaner’ combats plastic peril on beaches

By efficiently removing waste and debris of all sizes on a beautiful and very popular beach in Italy’s Puglia region, plant and equipment firm...