Carmen Electron: What a water firm has learned so far from trialling electric vehicles

SES Water has been trialling EVs ahead of a wholesale switch. Energy and carbon manager, Henrietta Stock, says there are potholes to navigate, but...

NewMotion: Think smart to speed electric vehicle transition

Smart charging and a considered rollout strategy is critical to maximise available grid capacity and minimise cost for businesses, says Alan McCleave, general manager...

Think inside the box: Liberty Charge CEO on convergence of telecoms, data and transport

Liberty Charge CEO, Neil Isaacson, outlines its plan to enable a national network of on street electric vehicle chargers through telecoms infrastructure. Get this...

Engenie joins Octopus Energy’s EV charging network

Engenie is the second electric vehicle charging firm to join Octopus Energy’s roaming network, adding rapid chargers to the lamppost chargepoints already available. Launched in...

Waitrose to electrify delivery fleet, trial vans from Arrival

Waitrose is aiming to electrify its delivery fleet and will start trialling two new designs from UK e-mobility firm Arrival early next year. Waitrose and...

DPD hits electric vehicle target ahead of schedule, plots route ahead

Delivery firm DPD last week hit its target to electrify 10 per cent of its fleet five months ahead of schedule. It now has...

The John Lewis Partnership on network upgrades, electric vans, and why hydrogen may not...

The John Lewis Partnership is making major investments to eliminate fleet fossil fuels. The Energyst spoke to general manager of fleet, Justin Laney, about...

Free 2020 EV report: The road ahead

The Energyst has produced a new, free report on electric vehicles and infrastructure. The 2020 EV report: The road ahead features a survey of business...

Transport and power: The revolution will not be fossilised

Graeme Cooper, project director for transport decarbonisation at National Grid, says electric vehicles and renewables are mutual enablers, while digisation of energy and transport...

Electric vehicles and infrastructure: Register for ‘EV Week’ webinars

The Energyst invites all businesses considering a switch to electric vehicles and/or rolling out charging infrastructure to attend a free series of webinars, held...

Big firms push for 2030 petrol and diesel ban, EV mandates for carmakers

An alliance of UK firms have urged government to bring forward the ban on sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans to...

EVs: Moto and WPD trial ‘capacity in a box’ rapid charging solution

Western Power Distribution and Moto service stations are trialling new rapid charging technology that they think could cut costs by around £500k per site. The...

EVs: Range anxiety the least of fleet operators’ concerns

When it comes to electric vehicles, range anxiety appears to be the least of fleet operators’ concerns, for small vans and cars at least. Polled...

British Gas orders 1,000 electric vans

British Gas has ordered 1,000 electric vans from Vauxhall. The UK's third largest fleet operator said the Vivaro-e vans will be delivered over the next...

Electric vehicle registrations top 6 per cent as sales accelerate

New registrations of electric vehicles reached 6.1 per cent in June and have moved ahead of industry projections against a backdrop of steep overall...

Rapid EV charging network Engenie rebrands to Osprey

Rapid electric vehicle charging network Engenie is to rebrand as Osprey. The firm has to date installed 150 rapid chargepoints at 100 locations. It counts...

Aldi picks Shell’s NewMotion for EV chargers

Aldi has picked Shell's NewMotion division to install EV chargers at all new UK stores. The deal will see 140 chargers initially installed, with potential...

McDonald’s to install rapid chargers at drive-thrus across UK

McDonald's has inked a partnership with InstaVolt to install rapid chargers at its drive thru restaurants. The companies did not release details on numbers or...

Smart charging firm ev.energy wins UKPN flex contracts, eyes BM next

Smart charging platform ev.energy had 14 bids accepted by UK Power Networks in its latest flexibility procurement round. The firm’s technology optimises EV charging times...

Good Energy takes majority stake in Zap Map

Good Energy has taken a majority stake in Zap Map. The green energy company already held a 12.9 per cent stake following a deal...