Los Angeles to replace natural gas with renewable energy

It is abandoning its plan to replace three ageing gas plants – Scattergood, Haynes and Harbor – with newer technology

US accelerates EV technologies

The US has signed an agreement with Edison Electric Institute (EEI) to speed up the deployment of plug-in electric vehicle technologies. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the EEI at the Annual Convention in New Orleans, LA. The agreement follows the President’s goal to develop plug-in electric vehicles by 2022 […]

Solar-powered futuristic ‘Hyperloop’ megatrain idea unveiled

A US billionaire entrepreneur has unveiled a new public transport system which he claims could take people from Los Angeles to San Francisco in just half an hour. The founder of Tesla, SpaceX and PayPal, Elon Musk claims his supersonic ‘Hyperloop’ will be both cheaper and faster for travellers compared to a conventional rail link. […]