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  1. Uber to make London drivers use only hybrid or all-electric cars and sets up a ‘green tax' for users
    Uber to make London drivers use only hybrid or all-electric cars and sets up a ‘green tax' for users 8 Sep 2017

    In an attempt to help tackle air pollution in London, the pioneer ride-hailing company Uber announced that by 2020, all its drivers should use hybrid or fully electric cars as part of its Clean Air Plan to help mitigate air pollution levels in the UK capital.

    Europe,Finance,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. Mercedes-Benz to reveal its first hydrogen-powered SUV
    Mercedes-Benz to reveal its first hydrogen-powered SUV 8 Sep 2017

    The Stuttgart-based automobile giant, Mercedes-Benz announced that it is about to unveil its first production-ready hydrogen car on 12 September at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

    Europe,North America,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. DONG Energy successfully dismantled the world’s first offshore wind farm
    DONG Energy successfully dismantled the world’s first offshore wind farm 7 Sep 2017

    After more than 25 years of operations, DONG Energy successfully dismantled the Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm- the first offshore wind farm in the world.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Scotland to phase out diesel cars sales by 2032
    Scotland to phase out diesel cars sales by 2032 6 Sep 2017

    On Tuesday, the Scottish Government announced its pledge to phase out new diesel and petrol cars sales by 2032- eight years ahead of the UK plan.

    Europe,Policy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. £1 billion solar programme for social housing tenants was launched in England and Wales
    £1 billion solar programme for social housing tenants was launched in England and Wales 4 Sep 2017

    A solar programme which aims to install rooftop solar panels for social housing tenants across England and Wales was officially launched after Duch Maas Capital invested £160 million in the initiative.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. Plans for Sahara to export solar power to Europe revive
    Plans for Sahara to export solar power to Europe revive 4 Sep 2017

    TuNur Ltd filed a request in the Tunisian Ministry of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energy for the authorisation of a 4.5GW solar energy export project destined to fuel Europe.

    Africa,Europe,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. France introduces its first hydrogen bus route
    France introduces its first hydrogen bus route 1 Sep 2017

    A consortium between ENGIE’s subsidiary GNVERT and Belgium-based bus manufacturer Van-Hool announced the deployment of the first hydrogen bus route in France in the Pau Pyrénées region.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Oxford to install 100 electric vehicle charging stations, turning the city into a ‘living lab’
    Oxford to install 100 electric vehicle charging stations, turning the city into a ‘living lab’ 1 Sep 2017

    Oxford City Council announced the launching of the Go Ultra Low Oxford (GULO) programme, aiming to install 100 electric vehicle charging stations in the city’s residential streets to help the deployment of electric vehicles.

    Europe,Finance,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. Audi aims to create the first electric vehicles with embedded solar rooftop
    Audi aims to create the first electric vehicles with embedded solar rooftop 29 Aug 2017

    German automobile manufacturer, Audi is working with China's Hanergy Thin Film Power Group towards inventing a way to integrate solar cells into panoramic glass roofs to be embedded in a series of future Audi electric vehicles.

    Asia,Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Royal Mail introduced its own electric postal vans
    Royal Mail introduced its own electric postal vans 24 Aug 2017

    The major UK postal service company launched a pilot initiative to test how electric vans will perform while moving mail between large depots.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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