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  1. 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
  2. South Korea announced major shift towards clean energy
    South Korea announced major shift towards clean energy 31 Aug 2017

    In a recent gathering in Sejong, The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy outlined its new policy goals to focus on clean energy production, as part of President Moon Jae-in's nuclear phase out pledge.

    Asia,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. New Jersey Congressman develops legislation to secure transition of fossil-fuel industry workers
    New Jersey Congressman develops legislation to secure transition of fossil-fuel industry workers 31 Aug 2017

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr announced his plans to create strong legislation able to secure the transition of workers employed by the fossil-fuel industry towards clean energy jobs.

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Colorado electric utility Xcel Energy to shut down two coal units
    Colorado electric utility Xcel Energy to shut down two coal units 30 Aug 2017

    Xcel Energy, US electricity utility based in Minneapolis, announced that it is considering decommissioning two coal units-a decade earlier than planned, and replace the generational capacity with solar and wind energy, as well as natural gas.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. South Australia calls for “the next generation” of renewable energy and energy storage projects
    South Australia calls for “the next generation” of renewable energy and energy storage projects 30 Aug 2017

    South Australia is calling for tenders from companies interested in investing in firming renewable energy, bulk energy storage and bioenergy projects having the opportunity to receive support from the $150m Renewable Technology Fund through grants and other financing tools.

    Oceania,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. Volkswagen to bring back the iconic Microbus as an electric vehicle in 2022
    Volkswagen to bring back the iconic Microbus as an electric vehicle in 2022 24 Aug 2017

    After years of teasing the idea of bringing back the Microbus as an EV, and some months after it officially confirmed the endeavour, Volkswagen has confirmed that the electric Microbus will be released by 2022.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. 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
  8. 100% renewable energy fuelled micro-grid successfully operated in 24h test in Illinois
    100% renewable energy fuelled micro-grid successfully operated in 24h test in Illinois 23 Aug 2017

    Ameren Corporation, a Midwest-based utility and S&C Electric Company, a Chicago-based leader in smart grid solutions announced that they had successfully conducted a 24-hour islanding test at the recently deployed Ameren microgrid in Champaign, Illinois.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. BMW focuses on sustainable production
    BMW focuses on sustainable production 22 Aug 2017

    BMW Group production facilities utilize a variety of methods to achieve an ambitious goal: using exclusively renewable energy in the production of premium vehicles around the world. In South Africa, BMW Plant Rosslyn even uses some four-legged friends to produce energy.

    Africa,Asia,Editor's Picks,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,COP 23
  10. Sri Lanka to achieve 100% renewables by 2050
    Sri Lanka to achieve 100% renewables by 2050 17 Aug 2017

    The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) just released a joint report called Assessment of Sri Lanka’s Power Sector—100 percent Electricity Generation through Renewable Energy by 2050.

    Asia,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 22,COP 23

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