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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National Grid welcomes Transport Decarbonisation Plan

Graeme Cooper, the head of future markets at National Grid, has welcomed the Government’s Transport Decarbonisation Plan and hopes that it will trigger the investment and technology changes needed to make the transition to clean transport.

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The electric bus revolution

Bernard Magee, Director of Electrical Vehicle Charging at Siemens, discusses the work being done to electrify buses and how both the transport and energy sectors must work together to increase charging capacity at bus depots, deliver the right infrastructure and ultimately help operators get the most out of their fleets.

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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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Turntide Technologies buys up two EV technology companies

Turntide Technologies, a Silicon Valley based electric motor technology company, has completed the acquisition of two companies in the electric vehicle technology space.

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