Globally, domestic aviation was responsible for emitting 287,000,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide in 2010, according to an IPCC report. Looking at this in more detail, a Boeing 737 would burn approximately 5 tonnes of jet fuel on a 2 hour flight, resulting in 15 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions.
As large fleet operators convert their assets to electric, an increasing need to manage how the fleet is charging is going to be required. This article explains smart charging as a simple concept that can be adapted to a specific operation to reduce installation capital costs and reduce operating costs by lowering the peak power demand.
According to the World Bank, around 3.4 billion tonnes of waste will be generated globally each year by 2050, an increase of 70% from 2016 levels. Waste is produced when the most economical and convenient solution to deal with materials at the end of their useful life is to landfill them. The consequence of waste is that new materials need to be drilled / mined, depleting natural world resources and negatively impacting ecosystems.