Experts call for actions to speed up global decarbonisation of road transport

A variety of clean-tech solutions such as electric vehicles and renewable transportation fuels must be deployed to speed up transport decarbonisation globally, experts from the transport sector have said. A roundtable discussion, which took place on Transport Day at COP28 in the REA’s Renewable Energy Action Pavilion, saw the experts discuss how to deploy each […]

Investing in surface dressing saves councils’ money in the long-term, says REA

The latest additional money (2023/24) for highway maintenance should be spent on preparation for surface dressing, to help prevent potholes forming in the future, and less money being spent on fixing them.  In subsequent years (2024/25 onwards), the additional money should be invested into  surface dressing and other preventative maintenance treatments. These are the thoughts […]

MPs hear about work being done to speed up connections to the grid and enable EV transition

MPs from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Electric Vehicles have heard about the work being done to speed up connections to the grid and help enable quicker electric vehicle charger activation. Earlier this year the UK’s Electricity Networks Commissioner Nick Winser published an independent report setting out recommendations to halve the total development time for […]

Parliamentary committee backs EV “mythbusting” initiative

MPs from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Electric Vehicles have backed an initiative which aims to “bust myths” about EVs and “put facts before fiction”. The #StopBurningStuff campaign says it is helping to “level the playing field in a time of increased misinformation”. Representatives from The REA (Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology), FairCharge […]

RECHARGE UK calls for focus on green jobs

With Tata recently confirming plans to build a new Gigafactory in the UK and providing up to 4,000 direct jobs, the EV arm of the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology RECHARGE UK are urging the UK Government to address the green EV jobs skills gap. Its new report ‘Charging Forward to 2030’ provides […]

Keeping our local roads safe, without costing the Earth-the case for surface dressing

As the RSTA joins forces on a new campaign aimed at promoting the benefits of surface dressing as a solution to reducing potholes, the two organisations go into further details as to why all local authority asset managers should be using surface dressing as part of a proactive highways asset management strategy. Local authorities have […]

Transport decarbonisation could provide major boost to local economies

Transport decarbonisation could result in a multi-billion pound boost to local economies across the country, according to a new report. The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) and Hitachi Energy’s report – ‘Decarbonising Transport: Enabling local energy solutions’ – is an analysis of the energy requirements to deliver Net Zero transport systems in local areas […]


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