siemens mobility

Germany trials Siemens electric highway technology

Germany is publically trialling a 6-mile section of the A5 highway with overhead electrified cabling. The technology, developed by Siemens Mobility, has been on private trial for some time, but is now proving itself on public roads until the trial’s end in 2022.

Start-ups need agile, fast strategies, not just funding

Smart Energy International's Errol Bryce met with Mr. William Feng, board member and angel investor at Vertech Capital. The company offers strategic and financial services to tech start-ups iin sectors like blockchain, AI, robotics, new energy and emerging technologies in the APAC, South East Asia and Europe.
access to electricity

Enel publishes new book on how to improve access to energy

Africa is endowed with one of the world’s most significant renewable energy potential, estimated by IEA in 300,000 GW for solar pv...

Initiate! Innovation African style

Cyndhu Sriram and Abdur-Rahmaan Loonat participated in the Initiate! programme at European Utility Week 2018. Smart Energy International gained their...
Wave energy

AW-Energy WaveRoller generates ocean energy near Portugal

AW-Energy's WaveRoller ocean energy system passed a certification milestone for an installation in Portuguese waters with a survey by Lloyd's Register.

Fancy an electric Ducati… scooter?

Sino-Australian motorbike manufacturer Vmoto has confirmed a global licencing agreement with Italian motorcycle brand Ducati.

Ørsted offers green bonds for world’s biggest offshore wind farm

The company has targeted the installation of 15GW of installed offshore wind capacity by 2025, and will issue a mixture of bonds to raise capital.
SSE energy

UK’s SSE to cut 440 jobs – union blames resistance to...

SSE Energy will cut some 440 jobs in its retail division, due to a number of factors including the introduction of the energy price cap..
fixed tariffs

Standard variable and fixed tariffs gap widen to highest in three...

Cornwall Insights explores the factors behind the increasing gap between default and market-based fixed tariffs increased.
EV battery

EU challenges Asian dominance of battery cell manufacturing

Carole Mathieu of the French Institute of International Relations explains some of the developments between the EU battery manufacturing and automaker industries...

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