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.
E.On has launched a new campaign to promote its fledgling EV charging network as it prepares to bring E.On Drive to the UK.
Flexible and distributed energy sources in the UK will reach 25GW by 2030 according to Aurora Energy Research, which has forecast potential annual revenues close to £3 billion as batteries, ‘peakers’ and demand-side response (DSR) come to the fore.
Southern Rail has begun an upgrade project of its free-to-use electric vehicle (EV) charging point network, installing them at 23 key stations.
Motor Fuel Group has added Ecotricity to the roll-out of electric vehicle chargers at its petrol station forecourts, with a small number already installed, before ChargePoint Services begins its installations next month.
All electric vehicle (EV) charge points sold in the UK will have to be ‘smart’ and able to interact with the grid to help manage the increased demand for electricity expected to arrive alongside higher take-up.
Regulators will need to evolve and adapt new approaches if they are to best protect consumers as the power market continues to pivot, a new report has warned.
Shell has today formally launched its new on-forecourt electric vehicle charging service, dubbed Shell Recharge.
Shell has bought up Dutch electric vehicle charging provider NewMotion as the company continues to push low carbon transport following news it would roll out chargers at its petrol station forecourts.
A national electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure plan should be implemented to fill the “big strategic gap” in the UK’s approach to funding the installation of charge points.
OVO Energy has partnered with Nissan with the intention of launching a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) offering for private customers buying the latest Nissan LEAF from January 2018.
The government’s previous efforts to expand the number of publicly available electric vehicle chargers has resulted in a network that is “unattractive to use and is unsuitable for encouraging the next wave of EV customers”.
Visitors have just one week left to register before the doors open for this year’s Solar & Storage Live.
Next week Conservative party members congregate for their annual political conference. Most media coverage and political conversation in Manchester will be dominated by the party’s current political trilemma of Johnson, May, Brexit. Blogging for Clean Energy News, The Whitehouse Consultancy's Paul Thompson looks at where the Clean Growth Plan might sit in that agenda, and what we might see when it's finally unveiled.
The UK’s climate change minister Claire Perry has teased a “very broad’ Clean Growth Strategy that could be just days away from being unveiled.
Uber’s new chief executive has said last week’s decision not to renew the company’s license in London is “particularly discouraging” as it will impact efforts to get more electric vehicles on UK roads.
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.
With just two weeks to go until the Solar Power Portal Awards, Clean Energy News publisher Solar Media is giving away two tickets to the gala dinner and ceremony taking place in Birmingham on Wednesday 4 October.
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.
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.
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).
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.
The number of electric vehicle charging points in London is set to double in the next year after almost £4.5 million was allocated to 25 of the capital’s 32 boroughs to boost charging infrastructure on London's streets.