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Making big news in France are new car emissions fines. 

Making big news in France are new car emissions fines. 

Making big news in France are new car emissions fines.    The Government is about to start fining more vehicles in a serious way to deal with carbon emissions and in advance of a total petrol/diesel ban in 11 years. A new eco-tax from Jan 1st 2019 on new cars that emit more than 117 g/km […]

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How to make all your own FREE energy with HONE

How to make all your own FREE energy with HONE

  With #Daylight fueled #energy #nanotechnology, the future is disconnected energy systems. #daylight is a 365 day of the year energy business unlike #solar which is a sunshine business. a) 4,200 kWhrs – the amount of energy an average home uses per year. b) 2,300 kWhrs – the amount of energy an EV will use […]

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Can we #dump the #electricity #GRID and #PETROL/ #DIESEL all at the same time in our homes and go completely energy and carbon free ?

Can we #dump the #electricity #GRID and #PETROL/ #DIESEL all at the same time in our homes and go completely energy and carbon free ?

Can we #dump the #electricity #GRID and #PETROL/ #DIESEL all at the same time in our homes and go completely energy and carbon free ?   Here is the #metered data for May for one house in the West of Ireland (with the lowest light levels anywhere in the world underpinning this location, i.e. if you […]

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France looks to hydrogen to become 100% renewables

France looks to hydrogen to become 100% renewables

The French Environment & Energy Management Agency (ADEME) will allocate €100 million next year to support the nation’s hydrogen industry. The French government believes hydrogen – for storage of renewable power – can become a pillar of its energy transition. Minister of Environment, Nicolas Hulot, has a new strategy as he aims for France to […]

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Ireland faces ‘spiralling crisis’ over carbon emissions

Ireland faces ‘spiralling crisis’ over carbon emissions

Ireland is facing into a “spiralling crisis” due to its failure to deal with greenhouse gases in the State, which is compounded by an inadequate response to the devastation caused by global warming abroad, aid agency Trócaire has said. Read Kevin O’Sullivan’s full story in the Irish Times Here.  

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Make a Wish Ireland – Cannonball Run

Make a Wish Ireland – Cannonball Run

HONE was privileged to be the main sponsor of this years Cannonball Run and the charity Make a Wish Foundation Ireland. Besides the event, the 3 fully electric HONE BMW i3’s participated in the event along with our Group CEO John Quinn who personally participated and sponsored three wishes at the main awards dinner which […]

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The IDEAL Home Show – RDS

The IDEAL Home Show – RDS

The Second event that HONE showcased at was the TSB Ideal Home Show in the RDS Simmons Court on the 20th-22nd April. This is the largest exhibit for homeowners, with the most popular attraction being the showcase house that requires no planning permission for its 40-metre size. An expected 30,000 were to pass through the […]

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SEAI Energy Show – RDS

SEAI Energy Show – RDS

April proved to be a busy month for the HONE team, who traveled to Dublin for The SEAI Energy Show and The Ideal Home show in the RDS. The SEAI Energy show has been running for the last 20 years and is the largest multi discipline Business to Business event for the energy sector in […]

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History of Electric Vehicles

History of Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicles (EVs) are gaining traction and becoming mainstream, which is notable as the motor trade has been in a negative market since 2016. Electric Vehicles are gaining market share – as awareness and infrastructure are providing consumer confidence – year on year. So how long have Electric Vehicles been around, 10-15 years maybe? Well, […]

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EV Myth Busting

EV Myth Busting

In this section we will explore the myths surrounding Electric Vehicles (EVs). Which are valid concerns and which are unfounded. It is often said that the range published by manufacturers is exaggerated – and mostly, this isn’t a myth. Here’s why and what’s being done to improve the information: Currently the governing body publishing this […]

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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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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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