Source London bolsters EV charging network, on track for 3,000 this year

Public electric vehicle charging operator Source London is to install a further 100 charge points this spring, and said it is on track to...

Petrol and diesel ban to be brought forward to 2035

Government plans to bring forward the ban on sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans to 2035. It will consult on bringing forward...
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Northern Powergrid launches EV charger connection tool

Northern Powergrid has launched a tool that helps people see where they can install EV chargers quickly and at lowest cost. The grid operator said...

Royal Mail rolls out another 87 electric vans

Royal Mail is adding another 87 electric vehicles to its London fleet. The vans, Mercedes eVitos and Peugeot Partners, will arrive at the Mount...

Nottingham City Council to roll out wireless taxi chargers

Nottingham City Council is to trial wireless electric taxi chargers after receiving government funding. The trial, which involves the council, Cenex, Sprint Power, Shell, Parking...

EV maker Arrival exits stealth mode with €100m from Hyundai

UK electric vehicle maker Arrival has landed €100m (£85m) investment from Hyundai and its subsidiary Kia Motors. The Korean automakers will use Arrival technologies to...

Five electric vehicles take Islington town hall off grid

Islington Council can now run its town hall entirely off grid at peak times, using five Nissan ENV200 electric vans to provide power. Under a...

EV Taskforce: Create better flex incentives for electric vehicles

Stronger incentives and new markets will be required to unlock potentially gigawatts of electric vehicle flexibility, according to a government-appointed taskforce. The call was among...
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Eaton and Green Motion bundle EV charging and battery storage

Eaton and Green Motion are touting bundled EV charging stations and battery storage for commercial sites. The two aim to sidestep UK grid constraints,...

Birmingham Airport launches electric buses, eyes shared infrastructure

Birmingham Airport has launched a fleet of six new electric buses – and has designed its charging infrastructure to enable other bus operators to...

Hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle charger aims to solve capacity crunch

Hydrogen power firm AFC Energy has launched a rapid electric vehicle hydrogen fuel cell charger aimed at areas where grid capacity is constrained, or...

UKPN launches vehicle-to-grid hub

UK Power Networks has pulled together details of vehicle-to-grid trials around the world at V2G Hub. The distribution network operator is involved in various EV...

WPD and ENW plan substation arrays to power electric vehicles

Distribution network operators Western Power Distribution and Electricity North West are working on plans to connect substations together in order to create on-street rapid...
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Study: smart charging trumps V2G value – for now

A study involving Honda, Salford University, Good Energy and Upside Energy suggests vehicle-to-grid (V2G) revenues are eaten up by high hardware costs. As such,...

BMW eyes vehicle-to-grid

BMW is taking steps to work out how its electric vehicles could provide power back to the grid. The carmaker said it plans to start...

EVs: Co-ordinate smart charging or risk CO2 and ‘new super peak’

Without adequate smart charging incentives and policy, electric vehicles will save substantially less CO2 because drivers will naturally charge during evening peaks, when demand...

EV start-up wins EDF Innovation Challenge

A start-up that aims to make charging electric vehicles easier and cleaner has won EDF Energy’s Pulse Innovation challenge. Ev.energy provides solutions to energy companies...

Brighton & Hove to install 200 lamppost EV chargers

Brighton & Hove City Council will start installing around 200 lamppost electric vehicle chargers in January. Via Electric Blue, the council will earn 1p/kWh and...

EDF acquires Pivot Power

EDF has acquired Pivot Power, the UK start-up bidding to build a network of 50MW batteries to provide grid services and high speed electric...
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Liberty Global to rollout 1,200 EV chargepoints through telecoms boxes

Liberty Global plans to rollout 1,200 on-street electric vehicle chargepoints powered through its telecoms boxes. Subsidiary Virgin Media operates some 40,000 units across the UK...