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Strong auto industry consensus about its technical future

Strong auto industry consensus about its technical future

Despite the unprecedented level of change facing cars, buses, heavy duty and off highway vehicles, the industries that develop and supply them are keen to work on future technologies together. This shared vision is captured in a definitive set of roadmaps, developed for the UK Automotive Council, showing strong consensus about the technologies of the […]

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UK Government funding boost for low carbon fuels development

Seven industry-led projects will receive a share of £2 million to develop proposals for advanced fuel production plants, as part of the UK’s drive to reduce carbon emissions in aviation and heavy goods vehicles. The awards are Stage One of the UK Department for Transport’s ‘Fuels for Flight and Freight Competition’ (F4C), which E4tech co-manages […]

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Biochemicals – a more sustainable path for chemicals and an opportunity for the UK to lead?

The global opportunities offered by a transition to a more sustainable, low carbon economy are vast, and the last decade has seen a substantial increase in interest in bio-based chemicals. E4tech was commissioned by LBNet (The Lignocellulosic Biorefinery Network) to investigate the market attractiveness of bio-based chemicals and the opportunities they could present for the […]

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Hydrogen Energy – still on the up

The 22nd World Hydrogen Energy Conference is in Rio de Janeiro from 18-21 June. E4tech Director David Hart will join fellow experts from around the world to assess progress and look forward. He’ll be busy – presentations on the fuel cell and electrolyser industries, a plenary talk on Hydrogen Roadmapping, and plenary roundtables on energy […]

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E4tech and Element co-author study for the National Infrastructure Commission assessing the cost of decarbonising UK heat

E4tech with lead partners Element Energy conducted a study for the National Infrastructure Commission to examine the costs associated with different pathways to decarbonising heat in the UK. These pathways included electrification (heat pumps, direct electric heating), decarbonisation of gas (hydrogen networks, biomethane) and hybrid gas-electric approaches, supported by the deployment of energy efficiency, heat […]

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Hydrogen trains on track for UK

The news on hydrogen for heavy duty vehicles and now trains seems to be running to a regular schedule. Almost every day news emerges of government appetite for electrification by means other than overhead wires, or of train builders planning new products. Train builder Alstom’s name recently joined the list of companies planning activities in […]

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