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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Europe’s Best Energy Rated NZEB Home

Europe’s Best Energy Rated NZEB Home

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  This is Europe’s Best Government Certified Energy NZEB Rated Home. It is located in Kiltimagh, Co. Mayo, Ireland. Energy consumption kWhr/m2/year = (minus) – 159.56. CO2 Emissions kgCO2/m2/year      = (minus)   – 28.45. This original E1 Energy Rated house has been upgraded with a HONE Heat, Power & Drive System and displaces the […]

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A POWER CUT while watching the #Champions #League final #Real Madrid V #Liverpool….

A POWER CUT while watching the #Champions #League final #Real Madrid V #Liverpool….

  A POWER CUT while watching the #Champions #League final #Real Madrid V #Liverpool…. Was it a #Worzel Gummidge or #billgates type experience ?? Have a look…..  

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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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Minister Denis Naughten test drives our Toyota fueled by water

Minister Denis Naughten test drives our Toyota fueled by water

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Whilst HONE Ireland has the largest electric car fleet in Ireland, it also has the ONLY Hydrogen car fleet  in Ireland with two Toyota Mirai’s at its Irish HQ in Mayo. Denis Naughten, Minister for Climate Action, Communications and The Environment took one of the HONE Mirai’s for a long test drive with John Quinn, […]

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How much light energy is available where you are ?

How much light energy is available where you are ?

Light energy and solar energy are completely different sources of energy when it comes to designing science required to harvest them. HONE as a nanotechnology does not use thermal energy from the sun, but light energy from the sun. It doesn’t matter if that light comes through cloud or clear sky’s. Following are the the […]

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HONE Performance – Kiltimagh 25 April 2018

HONE Performance – Kiltimagh 25 April 2018

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This is HONE performance. HONE is the most powerful Thermal-Electric Renewable Technology available and easily delivers the best A Rated NZEB homes. This home is the best A1 rated home in Ireland and has no annual energy bills. On a cloudy, windy day of just 10 Celcius outside (weather data below), HONE hit temperature highs […]

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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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