Joined up approach needed to convert EV ambition
A new report from PwC says government, regulators and utilities must work together to ensure power networks can meet expected peaks in demand brought about by the rise in electric vehicles.
Cabbies to help plan electric charging network
UK Power Networks has launched a major study of electric vehicle use by London taxi drivers, to help pave the way for the capital to become a leading low carbon city.
UK Power Networks gets green light for trial to connect more EVs
UK Power Networks is to trial a revolutionary way of managing spare electricity network capacity that could save customers £271 million by 2030 and cut more than 448,000 tonnes of carbon emissions by the same year.
EVs could provide 11GW of flexibility by 2030
Electric vehicles (EVs) could provide more than 11GW of flexible capacity to the UK's energy system by 2030, according to analysis carried out by Open Energi.
Nissan and Ovo to launch vehicle-to-grid service
The car manufacturer Nissan has announced plans to team up with Ovo Energy and launch a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) service in 2018.
REA demands charging strategy to accelerate shift to EVs
The government has been urged to develop a clear strategy for the development of charging infrastructure to accelerate the shift towards electric vehicles (EVs).
Rapid EV chargers to be rolled out to petrol stations nationwide
Britain's second largest forecourt operator has agreed a deal to install rapid electric vehicle chargers across its nationwide network of more than 400 petrol stations.
Green groups call for EV rollout to be accelerated
Green groups have urged the government to demonstrate its commitment to clean growth by accelerating the proposed ban on diesel and petrol engine cars and vans.
Signups to EV fleet pledge top 100
More than a hundred leading private and public sector bodies in the UK have now pledged to have electric vehicles (EVs) make up at least five per cent of their vehicle fleets by 2020.
Khan’s EV fund could transform ‘underinvested’ power network
A new fund to boost the number of electric vehicle (EV) charging points in the capital should turn around an "underinvested" power network, according to the National Federation of Builders (NFB).
Funding amped up for EV charging in London
London boroughs are to receive a £4.5 million funding boost to install 1,500 electric vehicle (EVs) charging points on residential roads around the capital.