Volvo powers up electric chargepoint constructing electric vehicle

Auto giant is using electric construction machinery to install EV charge points in a bid to pioneer an entirely net zero value chain Auto giant Volvo has revealed how it is using electric machinery to install electric vehicle (EV) charging points at its UK dealerships in a bid to create an entirely net zero value … Read more

Nyobolt receives £50m funding boost for 'ultra-fast' battery vision

Battery innovator says its technology can reduce charging time for EVs from hours to minutes Cambridge-based battery tech firm Nyobolt has announced that it has raised £50m in funding, as it looks to ramp up production of its “ultra-fast” charging battery for electric vehicles (EVs) across the UK market. The company confirmed late last week … Read more

Energy resilience: Why energy efficiency must be at the heart of the heat electrification agenda

Rising fossil fuel costs have focused attention on energy security and energy resilience like never before, leading to greater awareness and understanding about fuel and energy sources. This, of course, is coupled with a rise in consciousness of the most efficient ways to use energy. Across the UK and Europe, government strategies for heating and … Read more

UK government launches £75m nuclear fuel fund

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy kicks off new Nuclear Fuel Fund to encourage investment and in nuclear supply chain The UK government has launched a new £75m fund that aims to catalyse investment in the nuclear fuel sector. Businesses can now register their interest in accessing funding from the Nuclear Fuel Fund, ahead … Read more

From red to green: BAM and Motive Fuels secure funding boost for red diesel to hydrogen switch

Construction company BAM and Motive Fuels have been awarded more than £350,000 of funding, as part of a government scheme to help the construction industry move away from red diesel. The project – dubbed the H2Construction project – is one of 17 successful partnerships to be awarded funding through the Red Diesel Replacement competition, which … Read more

Mushroom-based packaging start-up attracts £3m in seed funding

A sustainable packaging start-up that uses agricultural waste and an extract derived from mushrooms to create an alternative to single-use plastic has raised £3m in seed funding, it has announced today. The Magical Mushroom Company utilises mycelium – the root structure of a mushroom – to create a material that is biodegradable within 45 days, … Read more

Meet the start-up aiming to make hydrogen fuel a reality for cargo ships

Brooklyn, New York-based Amogy has announced that it has raised $46m in funding, with top investors including South Korea’s largest oil refinery SK Innovation, Amazon via its Climate Pledge Fund, and Saudi Aramco Energy. The self-described “zero emission mobility” firm’s product seeks to eliminate GHG emissions from transportation, beginning with the maritime sector, by means … Read more

Car giant Stellantis injects €50m into lithium start-up in boost for EV plans

Automotive giant Stellantis has announced a major €50m equity investment in battery metals start-up Vulcan Energy Resources, while extending its existing lithium offtake agreement with the Australian start-up to 10 years in a move designed to bolster the firm’s electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing plans. The equity investment from Stellantis – which was formed last year … Read more

UK’s largest carbon capture plant opens in Cheshire

Emissions produced by a power plant in England’s North West and now being captured for reuse in the industrial manufacture of sodium bicarbonate, after Tata Chemicals announced this morning that it had opened the UK’s largest carbon capture and usage facility to date at a site in Northwich, Cheshire. The chemicals giant said the demonstration … Read more

Powering up the ‘dark hub’: Port debuts new EV delivery model

Car park operator Q-Park has teamed up with electric vehicle charging technology firm Port to today launch what it described as the world’s first ‘dark hub’ for zero emission delivery providers. The hub at Q-Park’s Leicester Square car park in London provides a group of state-of-the-art electric vehicles (EVs), locked and charged in dedicated docking … Read more