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Mitie hits 30% electric fleet target early

Mitie, a leading UK facilities management company, has reached its fleet electrification targets three months early. Its initial target was to convert 30% of its fleet to zero emission electric vehicles (EV) by March 2022. Now, the company has increased...

Football clubs lacking drive in shift to electric cars

A new report from community-based charging provider Charge my Street has found that the provision of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure near Premier League football stadia is far from adequate. While car manufacturers are using football to...

Meet the fully electric 'Carbon Battle Bus'

Planet Mark’s fully electric ‘Carbon Battle Bus’ has been on the road for three months. In that time, it has travelled all over the UK, as part of the company’s Zero Carbon Tour. Starting at the Eden Project in June, the Planet Mark team has...

50MWh of battery storage goes live in Kent

EDF, Pivot Power and Wärtsilä, a global technology company, have activated a 50MW/50MWh battery energy storage system at Pivot Power’s Kemsley site in Kent. The objective is to accelerate the UK’s net zero future and support the transition to a decarbonised...

Fully Charged releases clean transport manifesto

Electric vehicle and clean energy channel Fully Charged has released a clean energy and transportation manifesto that challenges governments to act today. It is supported by businesses from across the energy and transport sectors. From electrifying...

London to procure only zero-emission buses

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, has announced that - going forward - all new buses ordered by Transport for London (TfL) will be zero-emission vehicles. From now on, only hydrogen and battery-electric buses will be procured. The purchase of new diesel...

Nissan now part of United Nations' Race to Zero

Japanese carmaker Nissan has joined the Race to Zero campaign, which is supported by the United Nations. The company is the first Japanese carmaker to join the campaign, and the move accelerates its electrification and carbon neutrality goals. Nissan...

Morrisons EV charging partnership at major milestone

Supermarket chain Morrisons and national electric vehicle (EV) charging network GeniePoint have reached a major milestone thanks to their EV charging partnership. So far, the partnership has enabled customers to save 2,000 tonnes of carbon and has dispensed...

New electric buses aid Edinburgh's drive to Net Zero

The people of Edinburgh can now enjoy emissions-free public transport, in the form of four electric double-decker buses supplied to Lothian Buses by Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) and BYD UK. Lothian’s four brand new all-electric double-decker buses...

Skoda to launch three new pure-electric cars by 2030

Czech Volkswagen subsidiary Skoda has presented its new corporate strategy until 2030. Its most important key statement is regarding electric mobility: Skoda has confirmed at least three more purely electric models by the end of the decade. Skoda currently...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:20th Jan 2022