Swedish energy firm Vattenfall issues €500m green bond

It will support projects including renewable energy, energy efficiency as well as electrification of heat and transport

Hydrogen ferry to hit the San Francisco bay in trials later this year

The companies behind the low carbon vessel say commercial operations are expected to begin as early as 2020

Hydrogen refuelling station in Norway explodes, injuring two

The station in Sandvika, Bærum, ran by Nel Hydrogen’s joint venture Uno-X blew up at 17:30 yesterday – the cause is currently unknown

UK awards £23m boost for EV battery technologies

The government is offering a share of the funding to businesses ranging from small designers to major car manufacturers

SEAT’s first EV to hit the roads

The Mii Electric will replace the petrol-engined Mii, which the Spanish car manufacturer will stop producing in July

What’s the cheapest country to run an EV?

A new set of statistics calculated by Compare the Market suggests it might be the South American nation of Chile

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Addison Lee and Audi open the door for electric taxi service

The taxi firm is to incorporate five Audi e-tron models into its fleet to test the viability of a fully-electric service

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Global EV sales ‘will dominate traditional car sales by 2040’

A new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance expects EV sales to rise from two million last year to 56 million by 2040

Infrastructure chief urges Chancellor to commit to major energy and transport upgrades

National Infrastructure Commission Chair Sir John Armitt is demanding action to meet the UK’s infrastructure challenges, with ‘clear and and lasting’ plans as well as stable funding

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ExxonMobil pledges $100m for emissions reduction research

It is partnering with the US Department of Energy to develop technologies related to energy efficiency and greenhouse gas reductions