Condor Ferries has joined the Belfast Maritime Consortium and is to begin operation of a zero-emission commuter ferry as part of a pilot scheme service between Belfast and Bangor, County Down, in Northern Ireland. Scheduled to enter service in 2024, the vessel will be the most advanced zero-emission commuter ferry in the world, Condor Ferries says. The ferry will act as a pilot scheme for fast passenger ferries which are currently being developed by the consortium and its leader Artemis Technologies.
all-electric, single pilot foiling boat that will soon be racing in the E1World Electric Powerboat Series. The RaceBird has been in development the past couple years as the official racing vessel for E1. The E1 World Electric Powerboat Series is a championship racing series created specifically for electric boats, dreamt up by Alejandro Agag, the founder of Formula E and Extreme E championship series, and Rodi Basso, a former Director of Motorsport at McLaren with
Charger Incentive Program, funded by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) and managed by Green Economy Canada (GEC), is a C$3.9m initiative that aims to address the lack of charging stations in the country – a factor seen as a key barrier to EV adoption. The initiative refunds up to 50% of the cost incurred by private businesses for installing new electric vehicle charging stations, to a maximum of $100,000 per project.