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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.

 
Your Electric Vehicle Options In 2019
Your Electric Vehicle Options In 2019

Every day car manufacturers announce their lofty plans for EV expansion but now that the changeover to electric has become a serious consideration for the masses, what is actually available this year? We look at options from the top car manufacturers, from compact to SUV.

Charging From Just 7 Mins: DC Fast Charging Stations
Charging From Just 7 Mins: DC Fast Charging Stations
With a charging time from as little as just 7 minutes, DC 'Fast' Chargers are the premium option for EV users. They are designed to give electric vehicles a maximum charge with minimum time spent.
Goodbye Range Anxiety, What Can You Expect From an EV and Its Charger in 2019
Goodbye Range Anxiety, What Can You Expect From an EV and Its Charger in 2019
If you asked the average person what their thoughts were regarding the move to Electric Vehicles, range anxiety would be somewhere at the top of the list.
Public EV Charging Stations: The Robust, Attractive & User Friendly Option Adopted by Multiple Organisations
Public EV Charging Stations: The Robust, Attractive & User Friendly Option Adopted by Multiple Organisations
The most recognisable style of Electric Vehicle Charger has been around for years in small numbers on local streets and in parking bays - the Public / On-Street Charger.
 New Google Maps EV Charger Feature A Bellwether For Accelerating Infrastructure Development
New Google Maps EV Charger Feature A Bellwether For Accelerating Infrastructure Development
This week, Google announced that it's map feature will now show EV Charging Stations across the world, including information and imagery relating to each point. Consumer demand has driven this enhancement as the market has entered a dynamic phase in EV adoption.
BEPEX 2018
BEPEX 2018
We are delighted to confirm our attendance at the BEPEX trade show at Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast on the 12th and 13th September.
What Will We Be Driving In 2025?
What Will We Be Driving In 2025?

With almost 300,000 vehicles sold since its introduction, the Nissan Leaf is the world's best selling Electric Vehicle. It managed to secure that position at the time by introducing the longest single charging range (100+ miles), however in recent years car makers have introduced charge distances of more than double this length - a key selling point for the driving public.

Sweden Launches Electrified Roads As Part Of Their Bid To End Fossil Fuel Reliance by 2030
Sweden Launches Electrified Roads As Part Of Their Bid To End Fossil Fuel Reliance by 2030
As part of their commitment to eliminating its reliance on fossil fuels by 2030, Sweden has launched a highly innovative project to encourage the uptake of electric vehicles - an electrified road.
High Profile Corporations & Organistations Forge Ahead with Electric Vehicle Charging Facilities
High Profile Corporations & Organistations Forge Ahead with Electric Vehicle Charging Facilities
As car manufacturers reduce and withdraw their diesel ranges, the range of full EV and Hybrid models is increasing. The last couple of years in particular have seen a major escalation by governments to incentivise Electric Vehicles as an important component of their strategy to meet emission targets.
350K Irish Households Have Availed of Energy Improvement Grants
350K Irish Households Have Availed of Energy Improvement Grants
Energy improvement grants have benefitted almost three hundred and fifty thousand homes in Ireland to date. Covering up to 30% of the cost of works, these grants can be used on solar thermal projects, roof/wall insulation and upgrades to existing heating systems.
The Role of Lift Share in the EV Boom
The Role of Lift Share in the EV Boom
Our previous article looked at the key drivers for mass EV adoption in the near future. However one element of this mix is being treated treated separately due to its unusual nature - the advancement of autonomous or driver-less cars.
Will petrol cars disappear in 20 years?
Will petrol cars disappear in 20 years?

Earlier this year we looked at Norway's plan to phase out fossil fuelled cars by 2025 - as an EV leader nation, this move was bold but not overly shocking. When France & the UK made such announcements a few weeks ago, they came as a much more significant surprise.

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