January 2017 – Around the World

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 Industry News
January 2017 – Around the World
International Hydrogen Council Forms In January at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, 13 CEOs and chairpersons from major international corporations met to form a new “Hydrogen Council.” The first global initiative of its kind, the council plans to invest more than $10 billion in hydrogen-related products over the next five years. British Trains Could Draw Power from Tracks of Solar Panels Imperial College London and 10:10, a climate change organization, announced a partnership to explore installing solar panels alongside British railway lines and using them to power electric trains. United Kingdom Announces Funding for Low and Zero Emission Vehicles   At the Sustainable Road Transport Conference the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) and Innovate UK announced funding for 20 firms that have plans to deploy low and zero emissions vehicles. The aim of the competition is to demonstrate new technologies and to encourage the widespread introduction of low and zero emission vehicles to UK fleets. International Hydrogen Council Forms In January at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, 13 CEOs and chairpersons from major international corporations met to form a new “Hydrogen Council.” The first global initiative of its kind, the council plans to invest more than $10 billion in hydrogen-related products over the next five years. British Trains Could Draw Power from Tracks of Solar Panels Imperial College London and 10:10, a climate change organization, announced a partnership to explore installing solar panels alongside British railway lines and using them to power electric trains. United Kingdom Announces Funding for Low and Zero Emission Vehicles At the Sustainable Road Transport Conference the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) and Innovate UK announced funding for 20 firms that have plans to deploy low and zero emissions vehicles. The aim of the competition is to demonstrate new technologies and to encourage the widespread introduction of low and zero emission vehicles to UK fleets.