Vauxhall — A Historic Marque Moves Into The Electric Age

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 18:00:00 +0000

Vauxhall UK produced its first car with an internal combustion engine in 1903, and according to Rob Llewellyn of Fully Charged, it will produce its last in 2028. The first Vauxhall was a 5-horsepower single-cylinder model with a tiller for steering. It had two forward gears and no reverse gear. After 125 years of internal […]

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G20 Environment Ministers: No Consensus on Phasing Out Coal

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 16:36:54 +0000

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The U.S., UK and other countries want world governments to commit to a phaseout of the use and financing of coal-fired power generation, but officials who met at the G20 Environment Ministers Meeting summit in Naples, Italy, this past week ended their talks without an agreement on the future of the fuel. The topic will […]

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“Fit for 55” Fails to Right Wrongs of EU’s Disastrous Biofuels Policy

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 21:27:05 +0000

Originally published on Transport & Environment. By Sam Hargreaves The European Commission has backed down on a proposal to shift its “green fuels” law towards non-liquid alternatives like electricity as part of its Fit for 55 package. This is despite 10 years of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) leading to widespread deforestation, habitat loss, and biodiesel emissions greater than the fossil […]

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Years in the Making, GE’s Recent GT26 Gas Turbine Upgrade Exceeds Expectations

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 13:50:42 +0000

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GE recently announced the completion of the first implementation of its GT26 High-Efficiency (HE) upgrade for the GT26 gas turbine fleet. The work was done at Uniper’s Enfield Power Station (Figure 1) in north London. The upgrade was installed to improve the performance and extend the maintenance interval of the combined cycle plant, according to […]

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You Can Now Buy Or Get Subscription For Volvo XC40 Recharge In UK

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 18 Jul 2021 16:55:48 +0000

The Volvo XC40 Recharge is the 2021 CleanTechnica Car of the Year finalist that gets no love — well, not enough love. While the Volkswagen ID.4 and Ford Mustang Mach-E have been grabbing headlines of various sorts, the Volvo XC40 Recharge recently rolled out stealthily in the US and more recently in the UK. The […]

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Nissan Announces £1 Billion EV Hub — EV36Zero

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2021 18:16:17 +0000

If you had asked someone 10 years ago to name an automaker that was leading on electric vehicles, it’s likely the person would say Nissan. If you ask the same question today, I think you’d find a different answer. Just take a look at EV sales in Europe, the US, or China to understand why. […]

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EU Climate Plan — Emissions-Free Cars For All (But Not Quick Enough), + Aviation, Shipping, & Other Matters

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 20:54:49 +0000

Originally published on Transport & Environment. By Eoin Bannon An EU plan to sell 100% emissions-free cars in 2035 will democratise electric vehicles in Europe, green group Transport & Environment (T&E) has said. Cars are responsible for 12% of all greenhouse gas emissions in Europe, and switching sales from polluting engines to fully electric is a crucial […]

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UK Aims For Emissions-Free Roads — A World 1st

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 19:30:50 +0000

Originally published on Transport & Environment. By Sam Hargreaves The UK government’s Decarbonising Transport plan, announced yesterday, is targeting having only zero-emissions vehicles on the UK’s roads — a world first. No new fossil-fuelled vehicles will be sold after 2040, with sales of smaller diesel trucks proposed to be banned from 2035, and larger ones by 2040. […]

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Electrify Any Bike With A Swytch E-Bike Kit — CleanTechnica Review

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 13:00:16 +0000

There is no shortage of bikes in the world, but as technology changes, so do our buying habits. Over the last year, the electric bike industry has seen a massive surge in demand, but buying a fully electric bike isn’t the only way to get some extra power in your pedal. With so many manual […]

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50 GRIDSERVE Electric Highway Charging Hubs Planned In UK (350kW Chargers)

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2021 00:55:48 +0000

GRIDSERVE went live on YouTube on July 1 and unveiled plans to develop a massive £100 million electric vehicle charging infrastructure project. The project, named the GRIDSERVE Electric Highway, will have a network of over 50 electric hubs. The hubs will have 300 rapid chargers at over 150 locations. Ten of these hubs are slated […]

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