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  1. Hydrogen taxi service was launched in Hamburg offering up to 40% lower fares than regular taxis
    Hydrogen taxi service was launched in Hamburg offering up to 40% lower fares than regular taxis 13 Sep 2017

    On 8 September, the German ride-hailing service CleverShuttle launched its first hydrogen fuel cell fleet of taxis in Hamburg.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Millennials embrace the clean energy transition, pushing energy companies to adapt
    Millennials embrace the clean energy transition, pushing energy companies to adapt 8 Sep 2017

    A recent report from the consumer advocacy group Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative (SGCC) “Spotlight on Millennials” shed light to Generation’s Y consumption habits revealing that the Millennials are more keen on new clean energy technologies than older generations.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. 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
  4. Tesla begun large-scale production of solar roof tiles
    Tesla begun large-scale production of solar roof tiles 4 Sep 2017

    American automaker, energy storage company, and solar panel manufacturer Tesla launched large-scale production of its glass solar roof tile at its Buffalo plant.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. 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
  6. BMW to build an all-electric version of the MINI Cooper
    BMW to build an all-electric version of the MINI Cooper 30 Aug 2017

    MINI’s parent company, BMW, confirmed that it will release a full-electric version of the iconic MINI Cooper by 2019.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Australian firm to build concrete out of carbon emissions
    Australian firm to build concrete out of carbon emissions 25 Aug 2017

    Mineral Carbonation International, an Australian company which develops carbon utilisation technologies is launching a pilot project aiming to capture carbon emissions and store them in building materials.

    Oceania,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. 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

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