‘Millions of Brits still going out to top-up on electricity despite lockdown’

Bill Bullen, CEO of Utilita Energy, spoke to ELN about this issue

Swedish firm signs €6.9m fuel cell contract with European shipyard

Marine fuel cells could be the route to halving shipping emissions by 2050

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Scottish firms receive £1m grant to reduce cost of wave power

Applications will explore the use of concrete and floating net buoys as part of the Scottish government funding

Tech start-up Solo Energy bought by Smart Metering Systems

The acquisition is expected to boost Smart Metering Systems’s ambitions in the Virtual Power Plant sector

Ireland’s EV sales ‘lagging behind 2030 target’, despite 53% yearly hike

Cornwall Insight suggests ‘Ireland may need to go further and put in more ambitious measures’

Increase in virtual events ‘sees 99% reduction in emissions’

A new report notes online events eliminate the need to travel, book a hotel and organise catering services and offer a range of ‘practical and ecological benefits’

UK Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Association and REA announce merger

The trade associations suggest the partnership will provide a ‘communications boost’ to the UK’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Ford to scale up production of medical equipment in fight against coronavirus

The company plans to assemble more than 100,000 face shields per week and leverage its in-house 3D printing capability to produce components for use in personal protective equipment

MG supplies 100 EVs to NHS to help during coronavirus crisis

The first six EVs have been already supplied to Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Trust

Tesla’s New York Gigafactory begins ventilator production ‘as soon as humanly possible’

Elon Musk assured New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio that he ‘will do anything in our power to help the citizens of New York’