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  • Last chance to book for LCV2016 Champions Awards Dinner - the networking event of the low carbon year!


    There are only a few days left to book your place at the LCV2016 Networking Dinner, featuring the LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards. This unique event - which takes place on Wednesday 14th September after the first day of the LCV show - will be attended by leading stakeholders from industry and government and provides a lively social occasion with a great opportunity for networking and contact-building.

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  • LowCVP activities at LCV2016: networking dinner, bus showcase, UK Pavilion


    The LowCVP will be showcasing the UK industry's successful introduction of greener buses at Cenex's LCV2016 event on September 14-15, as well as collaborating with other government-linked and funding agencies in a new 'UK Pavilion'  which is set to be a central feature of the show. The LowCVP will also, for the third time, be co-hosting with Cenex the networking Champions Awards dinner which has become an increasingly popular feature of the show in recent years. 

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  • OLEV and Innovate UK announce £24m low emission freight and logistics trial Competition


    A new £24m funding competition has been launched by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) with support from Innovate UK to enable industry-led research trials and development of innovative vehicles or on-vehicle technology.  The competition's aim is to trial or develop low emission vehicles in the freight, logistics, utilities and emergency industries. 

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  • Cenex LCV2016 seminar programme launched


    Cenex has announced the seminar programme for this year's national Low Carbon Vehicle Event (LCV2016), the UK’s largest technology showcasing and networking event for the UK low carbon vehicle community. The winning 'Go Ultra Low Cities' competition winners will be among the exhibitors at the event.

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  • Chancellor guarantees EU funding beyond date UK leaves the EU


    Following the UK vote for 'Brexit' the Government has moved to reassure British businesses and universities that they will continue to receive support for Horizon 2020 and other EU-funded projects up to and beyond the date the UK leaves the EU. 

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  • Mayor announces low emission bus routes in London


    Sadiq Khan, London's Mayor, has announced plans for the first of a series of ‘Low Emission Bus Zones’ which he says will "prioritise the greenest buses on the worst polluted routes, as part of his far-reaching plans to clean up the capital’s toxic air".

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  • Formula E presenter Nicki Shields confirmed as MC for LowCVP Champions Awards


    The LowCVP and Cenex-LCV2016 are delighted to announce that Formula E television presenter and science communicator Nicki Shields will be the Master of Ceremonies for this year’s LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards on 14 September.

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  • Government says merging DECC and BIS will enable "whole economy approach to delivering climate change ambitions"


    The Government says that the merger of DECC and BIS means that the UK "will be best placed to deliver the significant new investment and innovation needed to support the UK’s future energy policy" according to an 'explanatory note' published following the announcement of the merger. The note says the move will enable a "whole economy approach to delivering our climate change ambitions, effectively balancing the priorities of growth and carbon reduction."

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  • EU sets emissions reduction targets for 2030


    The European Commission (EC) has published proposed greenhouse gas reduction targets for member states by 2030, compared with 2005 levels. Countries with higher GDP per capita have been set tougher targets than less developed countries, with the UK set an emissions reduction target of -37%.

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  • June hottest month on record after successive 14-month rise


    June 2016 was 0.9C hotter than the average for the 20th century, and the hottest June in the record which goes back to 1880 according to two US agencies, Nasa and NOAA, breaking the previous record set in 2015, by 0.02C. It is the 14th consecutive month of record-breaking heat.

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