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Which contractors are joining the HVO revolution?
As pressure mounts from governments and consumers around the world to reduce carbon, contractors are switching from diesel to hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) to power their equipment.
New wind catching tech enters commercial development
Multi-turbine system for floating offshore wind farms uses 80% less space, is more sustainable and produces cheaper electricity, says Wind Catching Systems 
Kubota launches LPG excavator and electric dumper
New KX019-4 SI LPG mini excavator and KC70H-4e dumper are first of Kubota’s Smart Energy Solutions range
GAP adopts UK emissions compliance scheme
CESAR ECV (Emissions Compliance Verification) system identifies engine emissions and other data on machines 
HVO fuel roll-out for Speedy Access
UK company’s powered access division to use diesel alternative biofuel as standard across its equipment fleet
GAP confirms rental fleet is HVO compatible
UK company completes two-year trial of diesel alternative fuel for construction plant and machinery
New battery storage systems from Aggreko
Batteries offer 40-50% reductions in fuel costs and emissions
Hydrogen-powered train to be trialled in Bavaria
Siemens Mobility signs MoU with Free State of Bavaria to put hydrogen-powered vehicle into passenger service for 30 months
Aggreko develops its first hydrogen genset
The first 50 kVA hydrogen combustion generator has been tested and 10 additional units are now being built
Honda and Komatsu team up for electric mini excavator
Partnership aims to allow Honda’s MPP batteries to be used with various Komatsu equipment
Video: New Power Progress (NPP) Summit
View a full recording of the event, including the latest on hydogen based power systems
Volvo CE battery-electric machines at work in Switzerland
Electric compact machines from Volvo Construction Equipment are being put through their paces by Swiss customers.
Plans revealed for ‘world’s second tallest’ skyscraper
UK architects Kettle Collective say Russia’s new Lakhta Center II tower will measure 703m high
Decarbonisation research project launched in UK
Ministry of Justice’s Decarbonising Precast Concrete project will see Innovate UK lead construction industry specialists in collaborative research
Xerotech, Agder to electrify fleet of mining, construction machines
Companies to electrify over 200 machines using Xerotech’s Hibernium battery platform.
Atlas Copco adds to ZenergiZe range
New low emissions ZBC energy storage offers rated power from 100kVA to 1000kVA, and long-life autonomy
Scottish Power submits green hydrogen plans
Energy provider applies for planning consent to build UK’s largest green hydrogen electrolyser near Glasgow, Scotland
EBRD funds floating solar plant in Albania
Utility company KESH secures €9.1 million loan from European bank for new floating solar photovoltaic plant
Loxam named leader in sustainability
Sustainability agency Vigeo Eiris awards equipment rental company a first place performance rating
Construction’s alternative fuel choices
The options for using alternative fuels are growing in the construction industry
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