The world’s first electric jet has successfully completed test flights in Germany. The start-up company Lilium’s two-seater prototype, the Eagle, carried out complex manoeuvres, including its unique mid-air transfer from hover mode to wing-borne forward flight. “We have solved some of the toughest engineering challenges in aviation to get to this point”, Lilium co-founder and […]
The UK Government can embed a “world class” low-carbon environment that could mobilise significant investment streams, but only if current policy gaps and mixed legislative signals are addressed with “bold” action. That is the overarching view of the Future low carbon investment in the UK report, published on 16 November 2016 by a group of leading […]
Elon Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur, showed off solar roof tiles that eliminate the need for traditional panels and a longer-lasting home battery, which Tesla calls the Powerwall, aimed at realising his vision of selling a fossil fuel-free lifestyle to consumers.
Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark has announced that the Government is committing an additional £4 million to the Plug-In Van grant scheme and extending the eligibility to larger electric vehicles.