Amman to Introduce New Bus Fleet Under EBRD Green Cities Programme

The population of Amman will benefit from the introduction of a new bus fleet in the Jordanian capital thanks to its participation in EBRD Green Cities, the Bank’s pioneering urban sustainability programme. In a first Jordanian project under the initiative, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing …

Alstom To Supply Italy’s First 6 Hydrogen Trains

Generally speaking, at best, i don’t get excited about hydrogen news. In the case of potential hydrogen-powered airplanes or large ships, i might be cautiously optimistic — or just attentive — since experts like Mark Z. Jacobson consider such transport methods to perhaps be a good fit for hydrogen fuel …

Advanced Marine Technology From ABB Pioneers Emissions Reduction On the Waterfront

Thriving port cities and the vessels that serve them have been drivers of economic growth for decades, even centuries. Today the role played by ports and ferries in improving the environment of their home cities has become an increasingly significant topic in an era of climate-change concern. Thanks to technological …

More & More Bus Fleets Transition From Diesel To Battery-Electric

Up until recently, the majority of the US public transit system was powered by polluting fossil fuels such as diesel, which pose a serious risk to public health and contribute to global warming. Now, as cities turn to zero emission transportation goals and bus fleets transition to battery-electric vehicles, quiet …

Renewables at Heart of Reaching Zero Emissions in Industry and Transport

Only seven industry and transport sectors will account for 38% of all CO2 emissions globally in 2050 unless there are significant changes in current approaches. Concerted action beyond planned policies can turn the page within the remaining 40 years and achieve zero emissions in heavy industry and transport by around 2060, a …

ABB Breaks Ground on $30 Million Facility for EV Chargers to Meet Global Demand

ABB has marked the start of construction at its new facility in San Giovanni Valdarno, Italy, which will serve as a global Center of Excellence and production site for electric vehicle charging infrastructure. The 16,000 square meter facility is expected to be operational by the end of 2021. As a …

Toyota Wheels out New Hydrogen Fuel Cell Freight Truck

The new zero emission vehicles are able to cover a 300-mile range on a full tank of the gas. Toyota has unveiled a new hydrogen fuel cell electric freight truck able to cover a 300-mile range on a full tank. The new vehicle, codenamed Beta, expands the capabilities of Toyota’s …