Pod Point has completed the installation of 67 electric vehicle charge points at the head office of contracting firm Skanska UK, making it the home of what is now thought to be the largest single site installation of EV chargers in the country.
London’s councils are expecting to install over 2,600 charging points across the capital in the next financial year following a call by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and London cab drivers to install more chargers throughout the city.
The UK’s largest single site install of electric vehicle chargers has been completed at one of two properties owned by a cargo firm in a further sign that fleet electrification is set to dominate EV deployment.
An electric vehicle charging hub in Dundee is to combine rapid chargers, solar canopies and onsite energy storage as part of the cities Go Ultra Low programme.
Engie has said it withstood the “impact of a vigorous strategic repositioning” last year, creating a cleaner, more profitable offering.
Nissan has unveiled a strategic partnership with energy giant E.On to further develop its vehicle-to-grid (V2G) charging capabilities across Europe.
Pod Point has become one of the first to launch a 150kW ready rapid charger in anticipation of a new wave of electric vehicles to have larger batteries and a need for faster charging, while dutch company Fastned has gone further with a 350kW charger.
Shell has competed its acquisition of First Utility and immediately placed one of its VPs Colin Crooks in charge.
Kensington and Chelsea Council is investing in central-London’s largest network of lamp post electric vehicle chargers as part of its strategy to help reduce air pollution across London. Lead member for transport Cllr Gerard Hargreaves explains what lessons were learned from the roll-out, and why map post charging works for London.
Over 700 lamp post charging points are to be installed in the London borough of Wandsworth after councillors unanimously agreed to deliver the project and make electric vehicle 'the norm, not the exception’.
Chargepoint is preparing to launch its home electric vehicle charging solution in the UK, backed by channel partners and car manufacturers who already support market leader Chargemaster, setting up a hefty competition between the two.
Rapid DC charging provider Instavolt is to deploy units at half of Cornwall Garage Group’s forecourts after it was selected due to its business model allowing the petrol station operator to avoid the cost of installation.
The UK is at risk of letting the “major industrial shift” posed by the take-up of electric vehicles pass it by as Brexit negotiations draw the government’s focus, according to the chair of the new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on electric and autonomous vehicles.
Nissan Energy has remained coy over its future in the UK energy market, but said its recent launch of domestic solar systems will “complete the puzzle” as it mulls further partnerships in the energy space.
BP has announced plans to invest US$500 million (£358.5 million) in low carbon businesses each year as it looks to further embrace the low carbon transition.
Just 50 ultra-rapid charger locations placed strategically across the country would be enough to ‘fix’ range anxiety and could be delivered for as little as £0.60 a car per year, according to National Grid’s electric vehicles lead.