Intelligent, centrally-managed charging systems must be deployed if the UK is to solve what has been billed as the last “real barrier” to EVs in grid constraints.
Ecotricity will once again change the payment structure of its Electric Highway charging network, less than a year after first introducing a fee for drivers, including charging Ecotricity utility customers for the first time.
The Conservative Party manifesto has failed to offer new funding for the growth of low emission vehicles, instead pledging to spend the same money that has been allocated since 2015’s election.
UK-based integrated storage provider Connected Energy has partnered with car manufacturer Renault on a new EV charging project which the duo said fully embraced the circular economy.
Distribution network operator and energy firm Scottish and Southern Electricity (SSE) has revealed how it is preparing for a new, more flexible energy system in the UK.
Stephen Cirell discusses the government’s much-criticised clean air plan, the perceived faults within it, and what we should expect from them after the election has been decided.
The Labour Party’s leaked election manifesto pledges a complete overhaul of the UK energy market, centred around ambitious renewables targets and nationalisation.
Renewables utility Good Energy has launched a corporate bond offer as it looks to plough investment into a diversification strategy focusing on battery storage and EV charging networks.
US electric vehicle charging giant ChargePoint has teamed up with the newly formed operator Instavolt to see the first 200 rapid chargers of a new EV network deployed across the UK.
The government’s plans to improve the UK’s air quality include proposals to require local authorities to provide “active support” for ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs), including increased charging infrastructure, and impact business procurement of backup power and plant.
Savills has announced plans to deploy electric vehicle chargers at its managed retail parks and shopping centres in an effort to attract the growing number of EV drivers to the stores.
Transport for London (TfL) has announced an £18 million electric vehicle (EV) scheme which will see hundreds of fast chargers deployed throughout the city by 2020 following grid enforcement work to accommodate the strain.
Energy and electric vehicle company Tesla has pledged to double its global charging network over the course of this year as part of an aggressive expansion.
London’s largest electric vehicle charging network Source London will only use renewably-sourced electricity in the future.
Almost £250 million is to be spent by the UK government on the development of batteries for electric vehicles over the next four years should the Conservatives be returned to Parliament in June.
The government’s long awaited strategy for meeting the UK’s carbon budgets currently “sits in a holding pattern” following the announcement of a general election in June, according to climate change minister Nick Hurd.