Nissan’s energy storage tech launch in Barcelona

  ELN Chief Reporter Priyanka Shrestha visits Barcelona to find out about Nissan and Eaton’s energy storage technologies for householders and businesses.

Nissan launches energy storage tech for homes

  A short clip of ELN’s visit to Barcelona for the launch of Nissan and Eaton’s energy storage technology for householders.  

London among top smart cities in the world

London has been named the third smart city in the world. New research suggests the capital’s key strengths lie in its investment in congestion reduction initiatives. Some of the congestion and mobility measures are the congestion charge, rollout of smart parking, road sensors and variable message signs in roads, research firm Juniper states. The UK’s […]

SEAT installs car industry’s ‘largest’ solar array

Spanish car manufacturer SEAT has completed the installation of the “largest” solar array in the motor industry. The ‘SEAT al Sol’ project includes 53,000 panels which are installed at the firm’s Martorell plant outside Barcelona. The panels are spread over an area of 270,000 square metres – equivalent to the size of 40 football pitches. […]

Barcelona to have ‘world’s first’ electric taxi fleet

Barcelona is set to become the “first city in the world” to roll-out an electric taxi fleet. Cabbies in the Catalan city will be driving the e-NV200 (pictured), which was unveiled by Nissan at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show and presented to the mayor Xavier Trias. The taxi is based on Nissan’s NV200 van but […]

Barcelona to have 'world’s first' electric taxi fleet

Barcelona is set to become the “first city in the world” to roll-out an electric taxi fleet. Cabbies in the Catalan city will be driving the e-NV200 (pictured), which was unveiled by Nissan at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show and presented to the mayor Xavier Trias. The taxi is based on Nissan’s NV200 van but […]

‘Smart cities’ index ranks cities on sustainability

Cities will soon be able to compare how green they are, with the launch of an index that ranks urban centres on their efforts to become ‘smart’. The creators say their Smart Cities Index, first pioneered in Spain’s 44 largest cities, will help authorities and citizens get more engaged with low carbon plans. Roberta Bigliani […]