UK, NewMotion, Sileo, Nissan Leaf
UK to fund H2 with 23m pounds: The Hydrogen Transport Programme (HTP) will grant a total of 23m pounds for the installation of around 17 hydrogen refueling stations as well as the deployment of new fuel cell vehicles until 2020. In a first step, 9m GBP will be made available and applicants may reach out from now until October, 16 to compete for a grant. HTP is run by the British government’s OLEV.
NewMotion reaches a milestone on its European expansion, that lately got as fas as Croatia, Slovenia and Albania. While enlarging its territory, the company has also been busy handing out charge cards and now counts 100,000 clients. They can rejoice at more than 50,000 charge points in 25 countries.
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Electric bus tender: With a deal worth almost 6m euros, Sileo has won an all-european tender of Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein (VHH). The transport provider will purchase ten electric buses for their fleet and the order consists of five solo and five articulated buses that will be charged over night.
Save 10,000 dollars if you buy a Nissan Leaf as a customer of Jersey Central Power & Light. The utility has partnered with the carmaker for this rather generous promotion. The rebate offer expires September, 30 or when participating dealers deplete their inventory to make space for the 2018 Leaf.