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Electrical energy rises on UK roads

Infrastructure is central to growth in any sector, and it’s proving absolutely essential as electric vehicles (EVs) look to gain a foothold on our roads. A rapid charging network is growing in the UK and is likely to have a strong influence due to the fact that electric car sales have topped 10,000...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 22/09/2014 - 08:45

22/09/2014

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Awards for heroic green feats in fleets

For those involved in sustainable fleet management, there can be no higher accolade then being named a Fleet Hero. Of course we would say that – the Fleet Hero Awards is our event, and it’s open for entries now. The awards ceremony marks the increasing need for heroes in businesses and...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 09/07/2014 - 08:45

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Our Heroes show low-carbon transport is no fleeting thing

The results are in. The movers and shakers in setting a sterling example of fuel efficient company and organisation transport have been decided. There was a great range of competitors battling out for this year’s Fleet Hero Awards, and the nominees gathered for a ceremony at the Institute of...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 02/12/2013 - 08:45

02/12/2013

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Getting plugged in to EV progress

With our free Plugged-in Fleets Initiative still open for applications, it really does appear to be an apt time to get electric vehicles into fleets. For starters, the Government has pledged an extra £500million to continue to support the growing market for ULEVs, building on current progress in...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 11/09/2013 - 08:45

11/09/2013

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Beasts in sustainable buildings

We write plenty about energy efficiency concerning the dwellings of the mammal known as Man, but what about the kind of places that house its fellow earthly creatures? News of a Somerset RSPCA centre’s installation of an 18-metre wind turbine , and their subsequent plans to advise other centres on...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Tue, 27/08/2013 - 08:40

27/08/2013

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Seeking resolution for air pollution

Sustainability and health issues often go hand in hand. The connection has just been gravely amplified to the public through the release of a Lancet/ British Heart Foundation study about air pollution , which suggests levels in the UK are high enough to potentially cause thousands of deaths. Carbon...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 12/08/2013 - 08:39

12/08/2013

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