energy efficiency

$5 billion for Clean Transport

By |2018-07-20T10:03:02+00:00July 6th, 2018|#energy productivity, freight transport, greenhouse gas emissions|

The United States now offers the transport industry a choice of funding incentives to help vehicle operators and technology providers get near-term action rolling out clean transport equipment and refuelling infrastructure across the country.  On top of US$2.925 billion made available from the Volkswagen emissions scandal settlement, being shared between all States to accelerate deployment

Act Now to Achieve IMO Carbon Targets – ITF

By |2018-07-20T09:53:50+00:00May 3rd, 2018|carbon offsets, emissions data, freight transport, greenhouse gas emissions, liquid fuel, low carbon, shipping, supply chain, transport|

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by “at least 50% by 2050 compared to 2008” aligns the shipping sector with the Paris Agreement temperature goals. Strong actions are needed. The IMO strategy relies on technological innovation and alternative energy sources for global shipping, and support of governments and shipping customers

Transport Emissions Policy: Kicking the Big, Growing Can down the Road

By |2018-01-30T22:36:11+00:00January 30th, 2018|#COP21, #energy productivity, carbon offsets, freight transport, low carbon|

Transport has Australia’s biggest emission reduction task – and little government support. The 2017 Review of Climate Change Policies released over Christmas presents a re-hash of current policies and policy reviews, deferring new progress to after the 2019 federal election. Transport emissions will continue growing at record levels in the meantime, begging the question: How

“Run on Less” proves more is possible, now

By |2018-01-12T15:07:05+00:00January 12th, 2018|freight transport, liquid fuel, low carbon, transport|

The “Run on Less” truck fuel efficiency experiment achieved outstanding results over 10 miles per gallon, crediting its’ success to conscientious drivers taking advantage of the best fuel-saving technologies available today. Trucks from 6 fleets and an owner-operator traversed a range of cross-country USA routes, duty cycles and truck profiles over 17 days in the

How to lift energy productivity in Freight Transport

By |2017-04-13T09:51:50+00:00April 13th, 2017|#energy productivity, freight transport, liquid fuel, low carbon, shipping, transport|

“A Roadmap to double energy productivity in Freight Transport by 2030” is now released for comment, and yours will be most welcome. Urgent action is needed to generate more economic value from the energy used to move freight in Australia, as congested cities increasingly constrain productivity across the economy. Decisions made today can lock-in energy-intensive

Extra money to buy new trucks

By |2017-02-17T14:58:27+00:00February 17th, 2017|emissions data, freight transport, low carbon|

Announcing a new service that unlocks government funding to buy new efficient trucks. We can now help mid-to-large trucking companies access government incentives to invest in more efficient transport vehicles by reducing finance costs and paying cash from carbon credits. Unique Opportunity With no up-front costs, we can qualify fleet renewals for: -             a 0.7% finance

Shipping’s Growing Carbon Gap

By |2018-07-20T09:21:59+00:00September 15th, 2016|#COP21, #energy productivity, freight transport, greenhouse gas emissions, liquid fuel, low carbon, shipping, transport|

  On the face of it, Shipping is the most efficient of freight transport modes. Intermodal shipping containers kick-started rapid growth in trade globalisation 60 years ago, and container ships, tankers and bulk carriers have been getting bigger ever since. Carrying more freight with less fuel on a tonne-mile basis, shipping has the highest energy

The Elephant Not in the Room

By |2016-05-06T17:16:40+00:00May 6th, 2016|#COP21, #energy productivity, freight transport, low carbon|

There was a renewed feeling of optimism at this week’s Emission Reduction Summit in Melbourne, with the COP21 Paris agreement providing a platform of global commitment and inspiration for the “Who’s Who of Climate Change Action” in attendance. Yet as we dined on delicious carbon neutral seafood washed down with carbon neutral fine wine, my

What does a COP21 goal of net zero emissions mean for Freight Transport?

By |2015-12-05T17:21:28+00:00December 5th, 2015|#COP21, #energy productivity, carbon offsets, emissions data, freight transport, liquid fuel, low carbon, transport|

Business leaders are calling for a goal of net zero emissions to be set at the UN Climate Change Conference COP21 in Paris this week. With 7% of global emissions coming from international freight transport, and growth in globalisation expected to increase such emissions nearly fourfold by 2050, the response from the logistics industry will

Think the emissions scandal is all about Volkswagen? Think again.

By |2015-09-27T20:21:42+00:00September 27th, 2015|freight transport, liquid fuel, low carbon|

The Volkswagen emission scandal is rocking the corporate world and it’s just the beginning. The CEO is gone, the workforce shamed and Germany’s flagship industry is a national embarrassment. But if you think it’s all about Volkswagen, think again, because it seems the system has been open to gaming by vehicle manufacturers for years. Dodgy