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.
A new grants scheme has been launched in Ireland to increase uptake of electric vehicles (EVs) in the country’s taxi, limousine and hackney fleet in an effort to decarbonise the country’s transport sector.
The roll out of central London’s largest lamp post electric vehicle charging network is nearing completion in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, with over 50 chargers ready for use.
BP is to roll out mobile electric vehicle rapid charging systems at selected retail sites across the UK and Europe after investing US$5 million (£3.53 million) in US-based manufacturer FreeWire Technologies.
Instavolt is to increase its stock of rapid chargers three fold after agreeing to acquire 400 additional units from ChargePoint in the latest European deal to be secured by the US electric vehicle charging giant.
Almost £30 million has been awarded to over 20 vehicle to grid (V2G) projects, uniting vehicle manufacturers, aggregators, infrastructure operators, energy suppliers and academia across the UK in the first major investment in the technology from government.
Smart charging will allow electric vehicle (EV) drivers to save £170 a year while providing the flexibility needed to meet rising demands on the grid brought about by the EV revolution, according to a new report from Aurora Energy.
Today the Committee on Climate Change has delivered its verdict on the government’s Clean Growth Strategy, ultimately calling for more urgent action or risk failing to meet its statutory climate targets.
Chargemaster has laid claim to growing its POLAR network of electric vehicle chargers faster than any other in the country, while Source London is preparing to deploy 1,000 chargers of its own across 20 of the capital's boroughs.
Only five councils across the UK have taken advantage of a government scheme to fund the roll-out of public charging points for electric vehicles, prompting ministers to write to local authorities calling for more action.
Matthew Trevaskis, head of electric vehicles and Daniel Brown, external affairs officer, from the Renewable Energy Association look at the progress of policy to bring about the charging infrastructure needed to meet the demands of increasing numbers of electric vehicles in the UK, and what more is still needed.
2017 proved to a record year for electric vehicles in the UK, attaining the highest ever annual market share in a year that saw overall new car registrations decline for the first time in six years.
Chargemaster has declined to comment on speculation that it is preparing to float on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) later this year.
A third of drivers believe an electric vehicle won’t be able to handle the amount of miles they travel in their current vehicles, despite averaging just 91 miles each week, according to a new survey.
As 2017 draws to a close, Clean Energy News looks back on what has been a considerably interesting year for the energy transition. In the fourth and final part of a series of articles running this week, we recap the best stories that broke in the last three months of 2017.
Facilities solutions provider ABM UK has made a strategic move into electric vehicle charging infrastructure after agreeing a deal with global manufacturer and network operator ChargePoint.
The European Council has agreed a new position on the internal electricity market, placing consumer empowerment, cross-border trading and higher levels of renewables at the heart of the European Union’s efforts to transition to a low carbon economy.
Good Energy has signed up Europe’s largest smart charging solutions provider for electric vehicles as it prepares to launch a new proposition for its business and domestic customers.
An official from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has pushed back against claims that “question marks” hang over government decarbonisation plans, stating that good progress had been made.
Ecotricity has nearly doubled its unit cost for electric vehicle owners to charge on its Electric Highway network as part of a wider revamp of its EV offering.
The UK’s first battery development facility has been confirmed by business secretary Greg Clark, who has announced that £80 million of funding will be ploughed into the Midlands project.
Electric vehicles could provide as much as 11GW of grid flexibility by 2030, according to new analysis by Open Energi.
Earlier today chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the Autumn Budget which, amongst a raft of other measures, pledged new funding to drive electric vehicle growth but dealt what some have labelled a “catastrophic blow” to new renewable deployment in the UK. Here is how the green economy has responded.
Jaguar Land Rover, Connected Energy, the University of Warwick and Videre Global are to collaborate on a second-life battery research project in the UK.
Lamp posts through the streets of Kensington and Chelsea are to be fitted with electric vehicle chargers in a landmark project between the local council, OVO Energy and its technology partner Ubitricity.