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Hamburg schools chosen for renewable energy pilot through AcceliGOV challenge
17 Jun 2021
Green electricity start-up Bioo will provide education kits to 10 high schools in the German city to educate students on its technology, which generates electricity from soil and plants.
Bird reveals new ‘eco-conscious’ shared scooter model
28 May 2021
The third-generation e-scooter was developed to be the “safest, easiest to use and most environmentally sustainable” e-scooter on the market, owing to technological advancements.
UK energy regulator pledges £300m for EV charging expansion
25 May 2021
Investment will be delivered over the next two years and will see installation of 1,800 new ultra-rapid charging points at motorway service areas with a further 1,750 charge points in towns and cities.
Austin steps up roll-out of electric charging ports
24 May 2021
To support the electric transportation strategy, Fleet Mobility Services is partnering with Public Works and Austin Energy to facilitate the construction and installation of charging infrastructure.
Singapore explores e-scooters as a replacement for short-distance transit
24 May 2021
Study sets out to shed light on the growing utility of e-scooters as a micromobility service in Singapore, and also how best to harness and regulate this growing mode of mobility.
E-scooter companies chosen for London trial
19 May 2021
Dott, Lime and Tier have been appointed to take part following the selection process, where their ability to meet strict safety requirements and high operating standards was carefully considered.
Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority launches microgrid
18 May 2021
The microgrid aims to establish a resilient, independent energy source using on-site solar power and battery energy storage for its growing fleet of
Coffee chain expands its network of electric charging points
18 May 2021
Costa Coffee is working in partnership with EV charge point networks specialist InstaVolt and will offer charging speeds of 120kW, capable of adding 100 miles of range in 15 minutes.
Energy-as-a-service project to support Montgomery County e-bus fleet
17 May 2021
AlphaStruxure is implementing an energy and charging infrastructure that integrates solar canopies and microgrid controls to help Montgomery County progress its net zero goals.
Basque Coast launches second electric bus rapid transit line
14 May 2021
Keolis will run the 10km line on behalf of Basque Country Public Transport Authority and it will link Tarnos to Bayonne in south-west France, carrying around 90,000 passengers per month.
Sault Ste Marie advances community-wide smart grid project
12 May 2021
The grid claims to be a first for Canada and, as well as reliability improvements and better data reporting, it will deliver direct GHG emissions reductions of 2,804 tonnes CO2 annually.
XPeng charging network exceeds 1,000 stations in China
10 May 2021
The company reports it has built a charging network, including 19,019 free charging and supercharging piles in 1,140 charging stations, covering roads and highways across 164 Chinese cities.
Gothenburg PTA awards 10-year fully electric bus fleet contract
06 May 2021
Under the terms of the €150m contract, Keolis Sverige will replace the city’s biodiesel and biogas-powered buses with fully electric ones and adapt three depots.
City of Charlotte approves public-private partnership for electric bus pilot
05 May 2021
This collaboration, which is supported by the Bloomberg Philanthropies American Cities Climate Challenge, will kick off a 12- to 18-month programme to test 18 e-buses from three manufacturers.
Adelaide launches electric waste collection truck trial
04 May 2021
The trial will enable the Australian city to investigate how feasible the electric vehicle is under actual operating conditions while maintaining a consistent and reliable service.
Ultrafast EV charging hub roll-out announced for Poland
28 Apr 2021
Ekoen claims its charging hubs will be key to accelerating electric mobility in Poland as well as Europe, where EVs are mostly developing in cities.
Czech city of Ostrava expands electric bus fleet
26 Apr 2021
Siemens is supporting the city’s drive towards zero-emission public transport with charging infrastructure to power 24 new electric buses for the Ostrava Transit Authority.
Partnership aims to accelerate India’s shift to electric transportation
23 Apr 2021
Motorcycle and scooter manufacturer Hero MotoCorp and smart mobility company Gogoro are establishing a battery-swapping joint venture and will collaborate on electric vehicle development.
Smart software trial could pave the way for easier installation of EV chargers
20 Apr 2021
The trial by UK Power Networks used AI computer simulation to demonstrate that more than 500 EV chargers could be connected around a single electricity substation in London.
Dublin to host AI-powered e-scooter research project
15 Apr 2021
It will operate on Dublin City University campuses and aims to improve e-scooter safety and explore smart city use cases for computer vision-equipped micro-mobility vehicles.
Lisbon to roll out fleet of electric ferries
14 Apr 2021
The ferries, which will enter service between 2022 and 2024, will transport up to 540 passengers across the Tagus river and will be pivotal to Lisbon’s public transport system.
Micro-mobility companies co-design commercial vehicle
14 Apr 2021
The ultra-lightweight vehicle, designed by Electric Assisted Vehicles and Spin, is aimed at e-scooter companies that need to redeploy their vehicles to meet demand and replace batteries.
EV joint venture completes first installation in London borough
13 Apr 2021
Waltham Forest is the first installation in a national programme being rolled out by Liberty Charge, which reports it is involved in discussions with local authorities throughout the UK.
Green investment by Canadian cities could create three million jobs
12 Apr 2021
Analysis by C40 Cities highlights the economic and health benefits for Canadians of investing in city-led efforts to secure a green and just recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
21 Feb 2020
Retailers rethink last-mile deliveries to reduce emissions and meet customer expectations
A new report by eDelivery explores how retailers and carriers are looking for new ways to reduce carbon emissions and meet customer expectations of sustainability.
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