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  • In UK, as a lead to a hydrogen economy, J Bamford of Wrightbus and the firm Ryse Hydrogen propose to add 3000 hydrogen buses to those already in operation. This would promote a knock-on effect with lorries, trains, ships, ambulances and police cars. 

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  • In UK, Londons Northumberland Park bus garage is being equipped as a virtual power station to take energy stored in the batteries of parked electric buses and feed it back to the grid, i.e. a V2G system.

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  • In UK, the number of electric double-decker buses in London has risen by over 200, with a further 78 on order, making it the largest in Europe. 

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  • In UK, the first commercial-scale Bio Substitute Natural Gas (BioSNG) plant is to be built at Peel Environmentals Protos site in Cheshire. The gas will be generated from up to 175 000 tonnes of unrecyclable wood and refuse, and will be used to power up to 1000 HGVs and buses. In the future, the pla...

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  • In China, as reported by Wood Mackenzie, the number of electric buses is expected to reach 1 mn by 2023, and 1.3 mn by 2025, with support by over 50 000 charging points. In comparison, the number of such e-buses in US and Europe will reach 40 000 by 2025. The total number of depot charging points in...

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  • Two of Londons bus routes are becoming exclusively electric routes 43 and 134 will become the UKs first bus routes to use only electric double-deck buses, helping to reduce carbon emissions and improve the air for Londoners. A journey in an electric bus is smoother and quieter than one with...

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  • In the fuel-cell world, about 100 such buses are in operation worldwide, including 8 single-decker vehicles in London, a figure likely to triple within 3 years, and be joined by a double-decker vehicle in 2017.   Whereas the hydrogen fuel may routinely be stored as gas up to 700 bar, a techniqu...

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  • The UK bus and coach industry is aiming to reduce carbon emissions by up to 500,000 t/y by committing to only purchasing ultra-low or zero emission buses and coaches from 2025.The target is part of The Confederation of Passenger Transports (CPT)s new vision for the future, working with government ...

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  • The European Investment Bank (EIB) is planning to lend 19mn to Norwegian hydrogen specialist Nel to fund the development in Denmark of large-scale production and distribution of green hydrogen to a Danish fleet of at least 200 hydrogen fuel-cell electric buses.The EIB loan will cover more than half...

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  • The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) has released a White Paper that features 14 recommendations for encouraging the UK government to realign its policies for exiting the COVID-19 lockdown, to work alongside the goal of significantly reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and i...

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