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  • Forecourt owner teams up with EV charging specialist

    A forecourt owner has teamed up with an electric vehicle (EV) charging firm to install pay-as-you-go, contactless charging stations. InstaVolt has turned on a rapid EV charger at a GOFUELS’ site in Horwich and is currently installing another two at another of the company’s forecourts in Manchester. The 50kWh charging stations are available for any […]

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  • Yorkshire Water says satellite trial for leak detection was a success

    Yorkshire Water says its trial of satellite technology to detect leaks has been a success. The space-based scanner allowed the firm’s leakage team in Huddersfield and Dewsbury to find double the number of underground leaks than is possible using traditional methods, saving 500,000 litres of water each day. Working with Israeli firm Utilis, Yorkshire Water is now […]

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  • Clean fuel tests take off with Virgin Atlantic

    Virgin Atlantic is to begin trialling jet fuel made from the waste carbon produced in steel mills. The airline will use biotech company LanzaTech’s sustainable aviation fuel to power one of its 747 jets in a 7,000-kilometre commercial flight from Orlando, Florida to London Gatwick, UK. The firm uses gas fermentation technology to turn waste […]

    Posted at September 17, 2018 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on Clean fuel tests take off with Virgin Atlantic