Technology & Operations
SSEN starts EV switch after ‘new normal’ pledge
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), part of the wider SSE Group, has taken delivery of the first electric vans to serve communities across Scotland.
Green, amber and red lights for EV installers in north east
Northern Powergrid has launched an online tool, underpinned by network data, that will enable local authorities, electric vehicle (EV) installers and businesses planners to identify the best new EV charging point connection locations.
EVs: Can they help defer costly reinforcements?
Look ahead to 2050, and it is expected that every new car and van sold in the UK will be electric, with each petrol powered engine being retired bringing the country closer to a purely electric fleet of vehicles.
Networks head into uncharted territory
As Britain's seeks to decarbonise its energy system, networks arguably face many of the toughest challenges in the sector.
Mixed blessings: What does the rise of the EV mean for electricity networks?
The future of transport will definitely include electric vehicles, but is the rise of the EV a blessing or a curse for electricity networks?
Good Energy: protect local grids from EVs now
Good Energy’s chief executive Juliet Davenport has called for legislation to ensure electric vehicles automatically charge at times of low energy demand to protect local energy grids.
Electric vehicles: friend or foe?
Electric vehicle numbers are swelling and soon they’ll be mainstream. Is this a prospect DNOs should fear?