The Carbon Column – Road transport: which direction?

In post I focus on the dark side of lithium, a metal that could be more harmful than helpful

Polestar working on batteries for electric boats

The deal is a first of its kind between the automotive and marine sectors

EU backs green inland cargo shipping in Lithuania

The advisory services agreement will support the construction of zero-emission electric transport shipping vessels to initiate cargo transportation between two major cities of Klaipėda and Kaunas

South Korea backs its first zero emissions ferry

The electric ferry represents progress towards the nation’s pledge to reach net zero by 2050

EV industry collaboration starts the engine

The Renewable Energy Association (REA) hosted its first Electric Vehicle Group meeting last week. More than 70 individuals from leading electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing, grid management and charging infrastructure companies attended to start the collaborative process of accelerating the sector’s growth. The group will focus on developing intelligent charge point infrastructure, building links with the […]

Finnish ferry finally forgets fossil fuels

The oldest operating ferry in Finland has been converted to electric power. Heavy duty electric vehicle and machinery manufacturer Visedo retrofitted the historic Föri ferry in the city of Turku with a new zero emission drivetrain to deliver greater efficiency, less noise and reduced operating costs. The boat, which was previously converted from steam power to […]