A global initiative has been launched to promote the take-up of electric vehicles (EVs) within commercial fleets, which will see well-known brands integrate EVs into their operations and install workplace charging infrastructure.
Utilities cannot power the clean energy transition alone and must be open to partnering with other sectors, particularly the automotive and IT industries, if they are to evolve.
The government and energy industry must commit to greater collaboration if the UK is to capitalise on the benefits of increasing numbers of electric vehicles, according to a new report from the energy sector’s trade body.
Pasquale Romano, president and chief executive officer of ChargePoint, explains how the company's recent survey has shown an appetite for the benefits of e-mobility, and how the technology can help shape the UK's low carbon future.
Uber has pledged to adopt hybrid or fully electric vehicles across its entire UK fleet of uberX vehicles by 2022, beginning with London by 2019 when no diesel vehicles in the capital will be available on the app.
Scotland is aiming to position itself as a low carbon technologies hub by 2020 after first minister Nicola Sturgeon today announcing a £60 million Innovation Fund to support battery storage and other low carbon energy infrastructure.
Nottingham City Council has begun putting its recently awarded funding for ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEV) to use in a programme ranging from the installation of 230 fast and rapid chargers to the UK’s first ULEV dedicated lane.
Smart charging can be used to provide the flexibility needed to manage the growing demand on local grids prompted by rising take-up of electric vehicles, according to the initial findings of a landmark study.
Over 400 petrol station forecourts are to be equipped with rapid electric vehicle chargers following a deal between Chargepoint Services and the second largest independent forecourt operator in the UK.
Electric vehicle motorists in grid constrained areas of the UK could soon see quick charge hubs powered by batteries, with Connected Energy using second life batteries from Renault to offer fast charging in regions with costly connection charges.
Oxford is set to become home to what is thought to be the largest electric vehicle charging pilot of its kind in the world with a project that will see 100 charging stations deployed on the city’s residential streets.
The government has today been urged to bolster its ambitions for the UK’s green economy as it prepares to publish its long awaited Clean Growth Plan (CGP).
Ecotricity has dramatically withdrawn its request to place founder Dale Vince and Electric Highway MD Simon Crowfoot on the board of its rival Good Energy just two weeks before the vote was due to take place.
National Grid has said that ‘pinch points’ in both local distribution grids and household electrical set-ups could slow the transition to electric vehicles in the UK.
A number of high profile additions have resulted in the Go Ultra Low Companies initiative hitting 100 members as the UK’s corporate sector continues to lead the way in electric vehicle registrations this year.
National Grid has today moved to dispel various misconceptions over its projections for extra power demand triggered by an electric vehicle revolution in the UK.