ENERGY HUB & LATEST NEWS

The Garo Energy Hub brings you the latest industry news and information including updates on the Electric Vehicle, Solar and Energy sectors. We also feature company news and updates in this section.

 
Go Ultra Low: The Industry Campaign De-Mystifying The Switch To EVs
Go Ultra Low: The Industry Campaign De-Mystifying The Switch To EVs
“You have to get it into your daily routine and it’s easy – I just plug it in overnight. You don’t even have to think about it.”...
Fossil Fuel Energy Used In UK Drops Below Half for First Time
Fossil Fuel Energy Used In UK Drops Below Half for First Time

A UK government energy report has shown that low carbon energy sources (renewables plus nuclear) made up the majority of electricity use for the first time in 2018.

 The Next Frontier: Toyota Adding Solar Panels to Prius
The Next Frontier: Toyota Adding Solar Panels to Prius
In 2016, Toyota started to experiment with placing solar panels on the Prius in Japan. Despite the obvious benefits, the aesthetics of such an approach were always going to be a challenge.
 State Of The Nations: How Are the UK & Ireland Performing On EV Charging Infrastructure?
State Of The Nations: How Are the UK & Ireland Performing On EV Charging Infrastructure?
The UK Government launched the Road to Zero strategy was launched in July 2018 with an overarching mission 'for at least 50% - and as many as 70% - of new car sales to be ultra low emission by 2030, alongside up to 40% of new vans'.
EV Revolution Brings Car Competitors Together
EV Revolution Brings Car Competitors Together
It goes without saying that the shift from manufacturing traditional fossil fuelled vehicles to electric is transformational for any organisation. This significant change is bringing traditional rivals together in an effort to collaborate on the technology needed to meet the demands of the global EV market.
2019 Sees EV Sales Soar Across the UK & Ireland
2019 Sees EV Sales Soar Across the UK & Ireland
Following January's record sales, we are continuing to see very strong growth in EV registrations. The UK has seen a sizeable increase of 14.3% in EVs registered YTD (end April) compared to the same time last year.
The Age Of Electric Extends To Flying Taxis
The Age Of Electric Extends To Flying Taxis
You want to get from one side of New York to the other, the traffic is mayhem and you're nowhere near a train. In just 6 years, you might have the option to open an app on your phone and call a flying taxi to take you where you want to be in a fraction of the usual time.
Carbon Credit Scheme Aims To Appeal To Non EV Drivers
Carbon Credit Scheme Aims To Appeal To Non EV Drivers

This month, one of the world's largest oil companies - Shell - will commence a scheme to allow customers to offset their carbon usage against environmental programmes that promote emissions reduction.

 The Face of A Changing Workforce From Fossil Fuels To Renewables
The Face of A Changing Workforce From Fossil Fuels To Renewables
Last year it was announced that there were over 10 million people working in the renewable energy sector globally for the first time - this according to a report by the International renewable agency (IRENA).
 The Famed Tesla Model 3 - Where Is It Now?
The Famed Tesla Model 3 - Where Is It Now?

Norway is poised to set a new monthly record with about 8500-9000 new EVs registered for March alone - this represents over 60% of all car sales.

BMW & Daimler Join Forces Providing ‘Mobility Services’ To Rival Uber & EV Related Industries
BMW & Daimler Join Forces Providing ‘Mobility Services’ To Rival Uber & EV Related Industries
BMW recently announced a joint venture with Daimler to break into the rapidly evolving world of transport or ‘mobility services’ as they term it..
Significant Increases in Zero Emissions Cars Registered Across the UK & Ireland
Significant Increases in Zero Emissions Cars Registered Across the UK & Ireland
2019 has already seen a massive increase in the purchase of zero emissions cars across the UK & Ireland. The UK has seen a sizeable increase of 26.3% in EVs registered in January 2019 compared to Jan 2018.
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