Electric oil tankers: A slick use of renewable energy?

It seems even the oil industry is acknowledging that electric transportation is the future. A group of seven Japanese companies formed the eConsortium to promote electric ships. The consortium’s first project? An electric oil tanker. Expected to be the world’s first zero-emission tanker, it will be powered by “large-capacity lithium ion batteries”…

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Pop-up EV charging hubs deemed a success in UK trial

A trial of pop-up EV charging stations in the United Kingdom has proven successful, showing a possible way to expand urban charging infrastructure without adding clutter. A British company called Urban Electric announced the trial last year, placing prototype pop-up charging “hubs” along streets in Oxford, England. Activated by an app, the…

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