Monthly Archives: April 2018

Electric Vehicles – No Compromise

Electric Vehicles – No Compromise

  More and more people are questioning how they can live sustainable lives. As a result, vehicles are now being developed with sustainable mobility in mind. In this context, EVs are more than just cars. It is proof that responsibility and driving complement one another. Driven by a fully emission-free electric motor, EVs guarantee sustainable mobility […]

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Range Anxiety

Range Anxiety

‘Worry on the part of a person driving an electric car that the battery will run out of power before the destination or a suitable charging point is reached. Thus, leaving the occupant(s) stranded’. Forget road rage, there’s a new psychosis in town. The rise in popularity of electric vehicles has led to a new […]

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Ireland is going NZEB in the next round of Part L building regulations – CONSULTATION IS OPEN

Ireland is going NZEB in the next round of Part L building regulations – CONSULTATION IS OPEN

Ireland is about to make the jump to NZEB (Near Zero Energy Building). NZEB is the new EU building standard to be implemented in each EU country by 2021. The MAIN changes to the regulations affecting residential are as follows: # New builds will have to meet a partial A2, less than 45 kWhrs/m2/year. # […]

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Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid, Electric Vehicles – What’s the difference?

Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid, Electric Vehicles – What’s the difference?

Hybrid & Electric vehicles have become a very popular topic over the last few years. As these vehicles continue their march towards mainstream adoption the amount of questions that are asked increase as well. The most popular question being, “What is the difference between a hybrid electric vehicle (HEV), a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) […]

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NUI Galway Project Launches Smart Renewable Hydrogen White Paper

NUI Galway Project Launches Smart Renewable Hydrogen White Paper

NUI Galway Project Launches Smart Renewable Hydrogen White Paper   Wednesday, 28 March, 2018: A €9.39 million energy sustainability project, known as GenComm, delivered by NUI Galway and ten European partners has launched the first of its White Papers on Smart Hydrogen.   Hydrogen (H2) can be used as a renewable energy storage medium and […]

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