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UK local authority works with second life battery pioneer to install energy storage system

UK local authority works with second life battery pioneer to install energy storage system

West Suffolk Council and Connected Energy’s Mildenhall Hub project will also include a new school, leisure facilities, health centre, community services and office space for public sector partners.

Twin Cities seek citizen input for electric vehicle network

Twin Cities seek citizen input for electric vehicle network

Saint Paul and Minneapolis in the US state of Minnesota have joined forces to develop the mobility network comprising charging hubs on public roadways and a fleet of car-share vehicles.

Enel X to support US cities in electrifying public transport bus fleets

Enel X to support US cities in electrifying public transport bus fleets

The company is entering the US electrification market and is already working with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority to help it electrify a portion of its new fleet.

Zipp Mobility appoints US e-scooter executive

Zipp Mobility appoints US e-scooter executive

The company’s e-scooter model has recently been approved by the UK Department for Transport for use in shared e-scooter trials, in co-operation with local councils, across the UK.

New York utility launches home EV smart charging pilot programme

New York utility launches home EV smart charging pilot programme

Central Hudson Gas & Electric and Orange & Rockland are partnering with Uplight and Enel X to offer rebates to encourage drivers to charge their vehicles during times of the cleanest power generation.

UK local authorities to go live with smart energy project

UK local authorities to go live with smart energy project

Reading Borough Council and Wokingham Borough Council will be the first to connect to the smart energy platform, which forms part of the Thames Valley Live project.

Autonomous robo-taxis booked for Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games

Autonomous robo-taxis booked for Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games

Cao Cao Mobility is working with self-driving vehicle technology provider DeepRoute to advance the design, development and commercialisation of its fleet of electric vehicles.

Helsinki creates bicycle boulevard

Helsinki creates bicycle boulevard

The boulevard of Kulosaaren puistotie is being converted into a shared in-roadway with motor vehicles required to adjust their speeds according to cycling.

Social Energy to support development of smart grid in London and beyond

Social Energy to support development of smart grid in London and beyond

Homeowners will have the opportunity to take part in the initiative which is intended to cope with increased demand brought about by electric vehicles, electric heating and increasing populations.

City of Yonkers launches shared e-scooter scheme

City of Yonkers launches shared e-scooter scheme

This marks the first ever e-scooter pilot in New York State and is scheduled to launch later this month with electric transportation specialist Bird the exclusive provider.