LUH “electric taxi” trial could save €60,000 a year

first_img News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Homepage BannerNews Twitter Twitter Google+ Google+ Pinterest LUH “electric taxi” trial could save €60,000 a year Harps come back to win in Waterford Previous articleAmbulance staff in Donegal said to be at breaking pointNext articleWalsh and Keogh play in Ireland’s draw with Portugal News Highland Facebook The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland says a pilot programme involving the use of hybrid and electric vehicles to transport renal dialysis patients to Letterkenny University Hospital has the capacity to be very significant.Currently, renal dialysis patients from Letterkenny University Hospital are transported on a daily basis to attend their essential appointments by hackney services managed by Local Link. These journies total 1.3 million kilometres every year, with claims that switching to electric and hybrid vehicles would save €60,000 a year.Tom Halpin is Head of Communications with Sustainable Energy Ireland………Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/halpin.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.center_img By News Highland – February 15, 2018 Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR DL Debate – 24/05/21 Facebook WhatsApp Pinterest Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic WhatsApplast_img read more