ENERGY HUB & LATEST NEWS

The Garo Energy Hub brings you the latest industry news and information including updates on the Electric Vehicle, Solar and Energy sectors. We also feature company news and updates in this section.

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2018's Newest EV Models
From the zippy economical Renault Zoe to the premium Porsche Mission E, the Electric Vehicle market has exploded with options and it is estimated that in years time, there will be 127 different models of electric vehicle worldwide
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€600 SEAI Grants For EV Home Chargers
From the 1st January, the SEAI has furthered its electric vehicle adoption strategy by introducing a €600 grant towards the purchase and installation of an Electric Vehicle home charging station. The grant applies to private owners who purchase a Battery Electric Vehicle or Plugin Hybrid Electric Vehicle from 2018 onwards.
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World's Largest EV Super Charger Highways
Queensland's (Australia) government has announced the development of a 2000km electric highway along its coastal edge, linking 18 towns and cities with EV charging stations - all within 6 months.
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Tesla Launches Long-Awaited Model 3
There has been a huge buildup to one of the biggest vehicle launches this century as Tesla delivers its latest 'every day' electric vehicle model. With prices starting at $35,000, Tesla had $10bn worth of pre-orders within two days of launch last year, and over 400,000 cars on order ahead of release this week.
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Watch The World’s First 3D Printed House Take Shape
What if you could build a home in less than 24 hours - for just over the equivalent of $10,000? This is what (Californian-based startup) Apis Cor are offering, as part of a major breakthrough in construction.
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A Brighter Future With Solar Paint?
The pace of technology means that there is always something ground-breaking on the horizon, and this new arrival to the renewable energy world will undoubtedly garner attention. Researchers at the RMIT University in Australia have developed 'solar paint' as a potential new energy source.
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Norway To Phase Out Fossil-Fuelled Cars By 2025
There are now over 100,000 Electric Vehicles on the road in Norway. For a country with a population of just over 5 million, it is a tremendous statistic. Key to their global leader status lies a government agenda to phase out fossil fuelled cars by 2025.
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Ireland’s €200m Solar PV Opportunity
According to the SEAI new report 'Ireland's Solar Value Chain Opportunity', Ireland could capture over €200 of the global solar PV sector by 2030. Industry conditions have greatly improved with a significant drop in the cost of solar panels and rapid growth within the global solar PV sector.
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Google Project Sunroof Shows Eligibility For Solar Power
Google's Project Sunroof launched in beta format about 2 years ago with the core mission of allowing the public to see how viable solar energy might be for them. It has grown from a few test states to all of the US, covering 60million+ buildings.
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Renewables Claim Central Role In The World’s Largest Oil Region
The Middle East has long been associated with the most valuable and sought after fossil fuels - oil. As a region it produces the largest volume of oil in the world, creating vast wealth and valuable trade deals.
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An Unlikely Home: Shell Introduce EV Chargers to Petrol Stations
In a seemingly unusual move, oil giant Shell is looking at installing Electric Vehicle chargers across their petrol station network this year. Like many car manufacturers, they are now looking at how they can work with their traditional competitors.
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Indian Solar Boom Tops The List of Green Energy Predictions for 2017
Green Energy site renewableenergyworld.com has released its Top 10 Energy Trends for 2017, with an interesting mix of energy, politics and technology making the list.