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  • LowCVP to showcase low emission trucks at LCV2017 Event

    30/08/2017

    The LowCVP will be hosting the 'Low Emission Truck Stop' at Cenex-LCV2017 (Millbrook, 6-7 September) to highlight how this key sector of road transport is rising to the emissions challenge with the introduction of new, cleaner technologies and fuels. Supported by Scania, Magtec and Offgrid Energy, the Truck Stop will showcase the use of a range of technologies for cutting CO2 and polluting emissions.

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  • Government announces details of £20m 'Future Fuels for Flight and Freight' competition

    28/08/2017

    The Government has announced details of an advanced fuels competition following the completion of an independent feasibility study to provide information on the development, design, launch and management of the initiative. The Department for Transport (DfT) announced last year that it would make £20m available for a future fuels for flight and freight competition.

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  • Winning bids for £11m low emission bus funding announced

    28/08/2017

    The winning bidders who will share £11 million funding for low emission buses in England and Wales have been named by the government. The money will help councils and bus companies to buy 153 electric and gas-powered vehicles and to install stations to fuel or charge them.

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  • LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards shortlists announced! Book now for the gala dinner!

    26/08/2017

    The LowCVP has so far announced the shortlists for four categories of the 2017 edition of the prestigious Low Carbon Champions Awards. The Champions Awards celebrate innovation and best practice in the UK’s accelerating drive to cut carbon emissions from the road transport sector. Table bookings for the celebration gala dinner – which will take place alongside Energy 2017 at the NEC on 11 October – are now being taken.

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  • £23m Hydrogen for Transport Programme launched

    18/08/2017

    The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has announced details of a £23 million Hydrogen Transport Programme, which aims to expand the network of hydrogen refuelling stations alongside the deployment of fuel cell vehicles, building on the successes of the previous HRS Infrastructure Capital Grant Scheme.

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  • Rapid growth in renewables and coal phase-out has transformed carbon impact of EVs - report

    17/08/2017

    A report by Imperial College, commissioned by Drax, finds that as a result of the growth in production of greener, renewable electricity, the average year-round emissions from electric vehicles have fallen by half in the last four years and that they are now twice as efficient as conventional cars.

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  • National Grid publishes 'myth-buster' to allay concern about impacts of EVs on power grid

    10/08/2017

    Following widespread media interest in its recent Future Energy Scenarios report, National Grid has published a 'mythbuster' to allay fears - propagated by some sections of the media - that the increasing popularity of electric vehicles will cause significant strain on pre-existing power networks.

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  • First short-lists for 2017 LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards announced. Table bookings open!

    04/08/2017

    The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) has announced the shortlist for the first two categories of the 2017 edition of the prestigious Low Carbon Champions Awards. The Champions Awards celebrate innovation and best practice in the UK’s accelerating drive to cut carbon emissions from the road transport sector. Table bookings for the celebration gala dinner – which will take place alongside Energy 2017 at the NEC on 11 October – are now being taken.

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  • Solving the Clean Air Zone conundrum: Clean Vehicle Retrofit Scheme provides key component of Defra's AQ plan

    03/08/2017

    [LowCVP Media Release] For a number of local authorities, the UK plan for tackling roadside NO2 concentrations presents a significant challenge, requiring them to improve poor air quality as quickly as possible. Whilst the latest ultra-clean Euro VI buses and advanced electrified options comfortably meet clean emission requirements, a significant majority of the older, existing bus fleet are seen as being a significant source of pollution and need a rapid and cost-effective solution.

    Launching today is the Clean Vehicle Retrofit Accreditation Scheme (CVRAS)...

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  • Research finds no performance damage to EV batteries used in V2G trials

    01/08/2017

    A new study from the University of Warwick has suggested that use of a electric vehicle batteries to power large buildings in a Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) scenario does not necessarily degrade battery performance and can even improve it. 

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