Major British companies commit to electrifying fleets by 2030

Seven major British companies, – BP, BT, Direct Line Group, Royal Mail, ScottishPower, Severn Trent and Tesco – have joined forces to create the Electric Vehicle Fleet Accelerator (EVFA) and will work together to work to help accelerate the mass adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) across the UK.

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Transport as a part of the energy system

In this article, Anthony Velazquez of TRL considers the role of transport as part of the wider energy system. In line with concerns over human health and various decarbonisation targets, we are seeing a shift from fossil fuels to alternative energy sources. Anthony considers the pros and cons of a number of these sources – including hydrogen and electric – and whether there is a single solution that fits all. He also explains in more detail the role TRL is playing in this area.

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Green light for ITT Hub event

Preparations for the free Innovation and Technology in Transport – ITT Hub event are now in the final stages, with the news that the event can go ahead as planned under the latest Covid-19 restrictions announced by the Prime Minister on Monday (14 June 2021).

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ESC report calls for systematic approach to local energy planning

A new report from the Energy Systems Catapult (ESC) proposes moving away from one-off energy, transport and heat projects towards a systematic approach that delivers joined-up local energy communities to attract investment, drive clean economic growth and fund net zero.

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