UK city explores retractable "pop up" car charging stations

UK city explores retractable "pop up" car charging stations

treehugger.com 21 May '18, 10am

Whatever one thinks about electric cars, Lloyd's concern that charging infrastructure will clutter our sidewalks is an important one. One way that cities are addressing this problem is repurposing lamp posts and electric distribution substations to incorporate electric vehicle charging capabilities. Now the city of Oxford, England—which is in the midst of testing many different types of charging infrastructure —is experimenting with what it says is the world's first retractable 'pop up' charging station . Developed by UK-based start up Urban Electric Networks , the stations are controlled by an app, and disappear under the surface of the s...

Crown Estate fires starting pistol on new generation of offshore wind farms

businessgreen.com 21 May '18, 8am
Crown Estate fires starting pistol on new generation of offshore wind farms

The UK's position as the world's leading offshore wind energy market looks set to be further cemented, after Crown Estate Scotland published ...

Green and healthy buildings are an integral part of green cities

greenbiz.com 21 May '18, 7am

This article is sponsored by the International Copper Association. Cities are at the heart of modern living. It is estimated that by 2050 mor...

10 Reasons Why the Meat and Dairy Industry Is Unsustainable

care2.com 21 May '18, 2am

will Americans ever wake up?meat poultry ,beef etc cause disease Our ancestors diet was on;y 5% meat intake Our gut is NOT made to break down...

Runaway pony leads police on a merry chase

mnn.com 20 May '18, 9pm

It's not every day that police have to lasso an escapee. But as police officers from the Clewiston Police Department in Florida discovered, y...

Energy

British wind farms overtake nuclear for the first time

British wind farms overtake nuclear for the first time

renewableenergymagazine.com 17 May '18, 1pm

Peak output from British wind farms surpassed 14 GW – the first occasion on which wind energy in Britain has beaten nuclear by itself. Last q...

More success for @Vestas in Argentina as it ties up 106MW with Pampa Energia:

rechargenews.com 18 May '18, 8am

Vestas has booked a 106MW order in Argentina, marking further progress for the Danish OEM in one of the world’s key emerging wind markets. Th...

Residents and businesses in @TakomaParkMD can sign up for #wind and #solar through @CleanChoice.

Residents and businesses in @TakomaParkMD can sign up for #wind and #solar through @CleanChoice.

solarindustrymag.com 18 May '18, 3pm

CleanChoice Energy , a company empowering residential and commercial customers to cut emissions and support clean energy, has been chosen by ...

Fashion

Trade unions and Accord receive a boost in Bangladesh

ecotextile.com 21 May '18, 1am
Trade unions and Accord receive a boost in Bangladesh

In other news from the country's textile sector, the ILRF (International Labor Rights Forum) has reinforced its support for the Bangladesh Ac...

Answering the Call for Long-Duration Energy Storage

cleantechnica.com 20 May '18, 7pm
Answering the Call for Long-Duration Energy Storage

Editor’s note: This post is sponsored by StorEn Technologies. Clearly, this is a promotional ...

Fukushima: Japanese government and IAEA ignore radiation risks to coastal pop...

theecologist.org 20 May '18, 8pm

Review of the official Japanese marine monitoring programme reveals that the Japanese governm...

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