decarbonisation of transport
Time for less talk and more action on decarbonisation
Core "oven-ready" solutions to decarbonising heat and transport exist today and should be implemented without delay, says WPD's future power networks expert.
Cadent backs launch of major bio-CNG HGV refuelling station
Gas network’s £250,000 infrastructure investment ensures supplies to existing connected customers have not been impacted
CNG opens Europe’s largest renewable biomethane refuelling station
CNG opens Europe’s largest renewable biomethane refuelling station, one of two new facilities offering a low-carbon alternative to diesel for HGVs.
£70m investment in rapid charging points
The government is investing £70 million to create 3,000 new rapid charging points for electric vehicles across the UK.
Accelerating the EV revolution
Matthew Boulton, chief commercial officer at Pivot Power, discusses how the company is working at a local level to speed up the decarbonisation of transport.
EV battery emissions offset by lower carbon electricity system
Britain's EVs emit on average just one quarter of the CO2 of conventional petrol and diesel cars, according to research carried out by Imperial College London on behalf of Drax Electric Insights.
ETI report highlights hybrids as option for decarbonising HGVs
Bridging the gap to zero emission HGVs may require hybrid vehicles, according to a report released by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI).
Technology & Operations
Government announces £2.5m funding for on-street EV charging points
The government has announced an additional £2.5 million funding for over 1,000 new on-street electric vehicle charge points.
Electric Nation findings call for EV tariffs
Western Power Distribution (WPD) says that the findings of its Electric Nation project prove that well-designed EV tariffs plus smart charging systems can save electric vehicle (EV) drivers money.
National Grid ESO outlines future energy scenarios
National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO) has published its Future Energy Scenarios report which provides analysis of five potential 'energy futures' for 2050, including a net zero analysis.
Government announces funding boost for EV infrastructure
The Government has announced that it will spend almost £40 million on improving the infrastructure for electric vehicles.
Andreas Lips, general manager, e-mobility, Shell - talks to Network editor Alec Peachey about how the energy and transport sectors are aligning to accommodate the millions of expected electric vehicles on UK roads.
How networks can overcome the EV challenge
Mark Bartholomew, partner at law firm Shakespeare Martineau, looks at issues around electric vehicle surge charging, which he says will become more apparent as take-up increases.
New report into hydrogen as a transport fuel
Cadent has published a new study into use of network-delivered hydrogen as a low-carbon transport fuel.
Network 2019: Speakers give their views on RIIO2
With Network 2019 just over a month away, Network Magazine asked a selection of our speakers 'what is the biggest RIIO2 challenge?'.