The uptake of electric vehicles could be double government estimates as early as 2020 according to new research by Baringa Partners, which has called on policy makers to address issues around the integration of potentially soaring levels of EVs into the energy system.
Shell has signed a partnership deal with Dutch electric vehicle charging provider Allego which will see fast chargers installed at various service stations around the UK by the end of the year.
UK Power Networks (UKPN) has today unveiled its own transitional plan to become a distribution system operator (DSO) amidst “radical changes” to the UK’s power market.
The UK will fail to achieve its targets for the adoption of ultra-low emission vehicles if the level of charging infrastructure and the skills base of the country’s technicians is not improved.
The government has thrown its weight behind vehicle-to-grid (V2G) by announcing £20 million would be available for a competition to further the development of the bi-directional electric vehicle charging technology.
Ecotricity founder Dale Vince has launched an audacious attempt to appoint himself and another company representative to the board of rival supplier Good Energy.
The government’s new transport investment strategy has confirmed funding for research into electric vehicle batteries, but deferred much of the decarbonisation of the sector to the forthcoming Clean Growth Plan.
The nascent electric bus (EB) industry is undergoing a change in fortunes as environmental benefits and innovations in battery technology make them more attractive. Anil Srivastava, chief executive of Leclanché, looks at the current state of EBs and what's driving the mode of transport forward.
Over £3 million in European funds has been awarded to low carbon travel projects in Scotland, including a transport hub in Perth which will deliver a solar canopy and battery storage with electric vehicle charging stations.
Czech auto manufacturer Skoda has signed a worldwide agreement with Swiss battery manufacturer Leclanché to expand its EV fleet.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has today unveiled highly ambitious plans for the city’s entire transport network to be zero emission by 2050.
Adoption of ultra-low emissions (ULEV) and electric vehicles accelerated dramatically in the UK in the year ended 31 March 2017, sending registrations above the 100,000 mark for the first time.
Intelligent use of vehicle to grid (V2G) technology can improve the battery life of electric vehicles according to a new study from the University of Warwick, potentially disproving a key criticism levelled at the technology.
Northern Powergrid has partnered with Nissan to explore how electric vehicles, battery storage and related technologies can be used to support its energy networks.
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.