Jet Zero: Rolls-Royce claims to have made ‘world’s fastest’ electric plane

The plane reportedly has a top speed of more than 345mph, with its closest rival to the record previously only reaching 132mph

Speed freaks can go electric too

A modified Corvette has smashed the 186.8 mph electric landspeed record, hitting 205.6 mph. Electric sports car designers and builders Genovation drastically re-engineered a Corvette ZO6 to run entirely on electricity rather than petrol. The Maryland company claim the car, called a GXE, is the world’s first road-legal EV to break the 200 mph barrier. According to CEO Andrew […]

ELN takes the Tesla for a spin

We investigate how the take up of  electric cars is  charging ahead in Germany

Wind turbines fail to pick up speed

Figures obtained through the Freedom of Information Act have revealed that 48% of wind farm applications were rejected last year, up from 29% six years ago. Jacqueline Harris, a Partner at McGrigors, said that the planning system is too heavily weighted to local interests: “The feeling is that local authorities are too often prioritising local […]