Good day folks, you're all in for a bit of a treat as it happens, so I hope you're sitting comfortably. Before I go any further, I should issue a 'long read' warning. This blog piece is going to be fairly long, quite involved in its detail, but hopefully very enjoyable if you despise and detest climate change denial, as I do. But first, an explanation of the circumstances.
The other day, on Twitter, I indulged in a bit of regular fun-poking at James Delingpole, as I often do because, quite simply, the man just invites it. For those not in the know, Delingpole is a pretty nasty character really. He writes regular blog pieces and op-eds for Breitbart and The Spectator, usually on climate change, but also on other subjects as well. He is usually, and seemingly, unashamedly vicious, as will become apparent in my coverage of him and his behaviour in this piece. Given his behaviour, I am not afraid, occasionally to indulge in a bit of 'ad-hominem' warfare myself, ind…
As reported in Renewable Energy Magazine (REM), Hungarian utility NKM Mobilitas Ltd (Mobiliti) is aiming to establish a new EV charging network across the country, with a target of 100 chargers by the end of 2018, in cooperation with Hungarian local authorities. As part of this programme, the utility has ordered 12 Veefil-RT 50 kilowatt DC fast chargers from Tritium, an Australian company that recently opened a European HQ, service centre and assembly facility in Amsterdam.
Currently, EVs account for only 6,000 of the 3.8 million cars on Hungarian roads, but this figure is increasing rapidly. In Q1 2018, EV's accounted for 5.1 percent of all new car sales. Growth of EVs has been assisted by subsidies paid to owners alongside incentives such as grants of up to 5,000 euros, free car registration and reduced or free parking.
According to Reuters, Finnish utility is also working with NKM Mobilitas to expand the Hungarian network. Currently, the only chargers in Hungary are located in …
Sustainable Technologies Business Acceleration Hub confirm
series of low carbon workshops
Technologies Business Acceleration Hub (STBAH) in partnership with Low Carbon
South West have put together a series of free low carbon workshops
to provide initial entry points into the STBAH programme for relevant
There will be a number of sector specific events taking place in
Bristol and Bath over the coming months.
“The workshop programmes have been set up to support businesses in low carbon innovation and we have identified a number of sector specific areas we feel are key" said Matt Tudge, General Manager from Low Carbon South West, who is organising and running the events. "Through our links with the University of Bath we are able to secure key speakers and researchers which delegates attending will benefit from and be able to tap into their expertise. Funding is a crucial element for any start up or business seeing growth and we are delighted to hav…