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Rail freight operators switch to diesel locomotives

Rail freight operators switch to diesel locomotives: Energy prices are currently skyrocketing, causing freight companies to abandon their environmentally friendly methods. Because of rising energy costs, the Rail Freight Group, a trade group representing operators in the UK’s rail freight sector, has announced that some of its members are moving to diesel locomotives and abandoning…
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Drivers told to ‘keep a 1/4 of a tank’ as petrol stations close

Drivers told to ‘keep a 1/4 of a tank’ as petrol stations close: Intermittent panic buying of petrol is going on, following an industry-wide shortage of truck drivers has caused some petrol stations to close. Motorists were earlier told by the Petrol Retailers Association to keep a quarter of a tank of fuel in case…
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UK Government sparks a hydrogen revolution

UK Government sparks a hydrogen revolution: The government has now published its much-awaited Hydrogen Strategy that is expected to deliver 9,000 jobs as well as open up £4 billion investment by 2030. Included in the strategy, a current public consultation has been started to investigate ways to reduce the cost of hydrogen production. A current…
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Ofgem £300m investment for EV change

Ofgem £300m investment for EV change With a £300m investment into the switching of Electric vehicles, has Britain got enough charge to make the big switch? With an investment aimed to be delivered within the next two years, Britain looks to accelerate its efforts in the manufacturing of the infrastructure needed to ready itself for…
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Industry want Govt to push petrol & diesel ban to 2035

Industry want Govt to push petrol & diesel ban to 2035: Car manufacturers are reported to have called on the government to postpone the sales ban of new petrol diesel cars & vans  until 2035 at least. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said that carmakers told him throughout a recent meeting that a ‘more realistic’ goal…
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Uber gives Londoners the opportunity to reserve EVs

Uber gives Londoners the opportunity to reserve EVs: From today and for the first time in the UK, Londoners who use the Uber app can book a fully electric vehicle (EV). The ride-sharing app Business reported that a trip using the ‘Uber Green’ option will stay the same price as an UberX. Drivers in EVs…
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AFC Energy & Mace assist construction sites to go green

AFC Energy & Mace assist construction sites to go green: Construction & consultancy group Mace has teamed up with hydrogen power generation technology provider AFC Energy to set up zero-emission power systems on construction sites. The team will have hydrogen generators take place of polluting diesel generators on both British & international sites. The first…
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