UK Minister Claire Perry says: “We want to continue to invest in technologies that have the potential both to decarbonise and drive global exports, and (wave and tidal) is certainly an area that could contribute….”
The family car of the future will no doubt be electric, but more challenging are heavy vehicles, which account for around 30 percent of transport emissions. Digital hydraulics offer a solution, says Niall Caldwell from Artemis Intelligent Power.
Battery-driven diggers may sound appealing, but in reality the energy requirements of off-road machinery make electric power very limited in practice. However a new breed of digital hydraulic pumps is set to transform the sector.