Energy

Hydrovolt starts operations at new EV battery recycling plant

Hydrovolt starts operations at new EV battery recycling plant

Northvolt’s and Hyrdo’s battery recycling joint venture, Hydrovolt, has officially started commercial recycling operations in Fredrikstad, southern Norway.   Hydrovolt’s electric vehicle battery plant can process approximately 12,000 tons of battery packs per year,...

UK to implement standard to decarbonise buildings

UK to implement standard to decarbonise buildings

A group of leading industry organisations, such as the Royal British Institute of Architects, have come together to create a building standard that will verify net-zero carbon buildings in the UK. This was after a report was conducted that concluded that a more robust...

UKs first lithium refinery to be funded by Trafigura

UKs first lithium refinery to be funded by Trafigura

The UK start up Green Lithium has agreed terms with commodity trading company Trafigura, to support the development of the first lithium refinery in Europe. Under the agreement Green Lithium will produce battery-grade lithium chemicals for the EU electric vehicle and...

Industry calls for ambitious EU hydrogen refuelling infrastructure

Industry calls for ambitious EU hydrogen refuelling infrastructure

Over 100 leading vehicle manufacturers, fleets and energy companies have called on EU member states not to delay or dilute the European Commission’s proposal to set binding national targets for hydrogen refuelling infrastructure under the Alternative Fuels...

ABB E-mobility supports Shell’s global EV charging network ambitions

ABB E-mobility supports Shell’s global EV charging network ambitions

Switzerland’s ABB E-mobility has signed a new global framework agreement with Shell to supply ABB’s end-to-end portfolio of AC and DC charging stations, which ranges from domestic wallboxes to the Terra 360, the world’s fastest all-in-one electric car charger Through...

VW and bp plan rapid roll-out of fast EV charging infrastructure

VW and bp plan rapid roll-out of fast EV charging infrastructure

Volkswagen and bp have set up a strategic partnership that aims to transform access to EV charging in key European markets by rapidly building a fast charging network across Europe by 2024 and delivering a “seamless experience for EV drivers”. Based upon Volkswagen’s...

ZipCharge to offer its portable EV power banks at hubs

ZipCharge to offer its portable EV power banks at hubs

ZipCharge has launched a quickly deployable portable electric vehicle charging solution that makes its suitcase-sized Go power banks easily available at any location. Called GoHub, each hub contains either five or 10 portable chargers that can be accessed 24 hours a...

Hydrogen powered passenger aircraft sets new flight records

Hydrogen powered passenger aircraft sets new flight records

H2FLY, a Stuttgart-based developer of hydrogen fuel cell technologies for aircraft, has announced that its demonstrator aircraft, the HY4, set a new world record for hydrogen-powered passenger aircraft by flying at an altitude of 2204m. The altitude record comes on...