What will the green economy look like in 10 years' time? Experts predict cleantech trends...
By 2026, the global adoption of a low-carbon economy will have taken huge strides, with smart city revenues and energy storage deployment skyrocketing, and the number of low-carbon heavy-duty vehicles on the roads also increasing at impressive rates.
UK Government aims to triple hydrogen vehicle numbers with £2m funding pot
The UK Government's vision to ensure that almost all cars on the roads by 2050 are zero-emission reached another milestone on Tuesday (10 May), after a £2m funding pot aimed at tripling the number of hydrogen vehicles in the UK was revealed.
How a sharing economy could catapult hydrogen vehicles into the mainstream
EXCLUSIVE: Embracing a sharing economy could allow hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles to carve out a niche route to accelerate into the mainstream vehicle mix, but only if efforts to boost infrastructure productions are increased.
General Motors re-brands engineering arm to reflect era of EVs
General Motors (GM) is dedicating more than 4,000 employees to the development of new fuel cell and battery technologies as part of a manufacturing shift towards hybrid and electric vehicles (EVs).
Energy efficiency can save soldiers' lives, says NATO
Reducing the energy consumption of the military is 'an operational imperative' and can save soldier lives, according to military alliance NATO.
Modular hydrogen fuel cells could provide week-long battery life for smartphones
A UK energy technology company has used the spotlight of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2016) in Las Vegas to unveil a number of prototype mobile devices with extended battery life through hydrogen-powered modular fuel cells.
Whitbread continues slashing emissions and water use
The UK's largest hospitality company has released its 2015 corporate responsibility report, detailing continued progress in water, energy and waste.
Hydrogen coalition launches EU-wide EV project
Hydrogen mobility innovators from across Europe have formed a new coalition to deploy 200 fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV); 125 extended-range electric vans and 29 Hydrogen Refuelling Stations (HRS) in 10 EU countries.
Scotland unveils Storage Network to harness power of renewables
Industry body Scottish Renewables has taken steps to complement and improve the country's growing renewables sector by launching a new Storage Network.
First hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai arrive in Europe
Toyota has introduced its first production-grade hydrogen-powered Mirai sedans to Europe this week.
£10bn investment needed to drive low-carbon transport industry
More than £10bn will need to be invested in low-carbon transport if the UK is to meet its carbon emission reduction targets by 2050.
New team of scientists formed to develop hydrogen storage technology
How to store surplus energy from renewables? That's the billion-dollar question that a new international collaboration of European and Japanese scientists is trying to solve.
Project underway to develop fuel-cell recycling process
Work has begun on the development of a new recycling process to recover and re-use high-value materials from waste fuel-cells.
Government gives way to greener emergency vehicles
More than 1,000 local authority vehicles including buses, taxis, vans, fire engines and ambulances are going to be made greener thanks to £5m of Government funding.
Electric vehicle sales double in Europe as new models drive growth
New models of electric vehicles (EVs) have helped industry sales double annually in Europe since they were first marketed in 2010, according to a new report released today (July 30) by Transport & Environment.
New fuel cell technology puts an end to wall socket charging
A global power technology company has developed a new fuel cell device that could end the need to charge and power smartphones through the wall socket.
Urgency needed to develop fuel cell industry
The Deputy Mayor of London and the Energy Minister attempted to give some impetus to the UK’s fuel cell programme in their addresses to the eighth Grove Fuel Cell Conference, this week. The Deputy Mayor said the UK must approach fuel cell development with urgency if it is to maximise the economic competitiveness of the technology.