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.

 
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.

Energy Storage Breaktrough Could Slash EV Charging Times
Energy Storage Breaktrough Could Slash EV Charging Times

A huge breakthrough was announced this week that could further boost the already escalating adoption of Electric Vehicles. A new type of storage could obliterate charging times from up to 8 hours down to 10 minutes.

 2018's Newest Electric Vehicle Models
2018's Newest Electric Vehicle Models

From the zippy economical Renault Zoe to the premium Porsche Mission E, the Electric Vehicle market has exploded with options and it is estimated that in years time, there will be 127 different models of electric vehicle worldwide.

 The World's Longest Electric Highways
The World's Longest Electric Highways
Queensland's (Australia) government has announced the development of a 2000km electric highway along its coastal edge, linking 18 towns and cities with EV charging stations - all within 6 months.
Tesla Launches Long-Awaited Model 3
Tesla Launches Long-Awaited Model 3
There has been a huge buildup to one of the biggest vehicle launches this century as Tesla delivers its latest 'every day' electric vehicle model.
Watch The World's First 3D Printed House Take Shape
Watch The World's First 3D Printed House Take Shape
What if you could build a home in less than 24 hours - for just over the equivalent of $10,000? This is what (Californian-based startup) Apis Cor are offering, as part of a major breakthrough in construction.
A Brighter Future With Solar Paint?
A Brighter Future With Solar Paint?
The pace of technology means that there is always something ground-breaking on the horizon, and this new arrival to the renewable energy world will undoubtedly garner attention.
 Norway To Phase Out Fossil-Fuelled Cars By 2025
Norway To Phase Out Fossil-Fuelled Cars By 2025
There are now over 100,000 Electric Vehicles on the road in Norway. For a country with a population of just over 5 million, it is a tremendous statistic. Key to their global leader status lies a government agenda to phase out fossil fuelled cars by 2025.
 Google Project Sunroof Shows Eligibility For Solar Power
Google Project Sunroof Shows Eligibility For Solar Power
Google's Project Sunroof launched in beta format about 2 years ago with the core mission of allowing the public to see how viable solar energy might be for them. It has grown from a few test states to all of the US, covering 60million+ buildings.
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