Infrastructure

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Confusion over EV charging network speeds

A new report warns that widespread confusion over how fast electric vehicles can be 'refuelled' could be undermining efforts to provide an adequate public chargepoint network.

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Local energy planning needed to meet decarbonisation targets...

Local authorities should have more of a say in the planning of their energy systems and infrastructure to meet decarbonisation targets at the least cost, according to a study carried out by the Energy Systems Catapult (ESC).

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Cadent invests £10m in four energy sites

Gas network Cadent is investing more than £10 million to completely rebuild four key energy sites.

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Siemens and University of Oxford partner to undertake research...

Siemens and the University of Oxford have been awarded funding from Innovate UK to develop a feasibility study to assess the value of creating a virtual private wire network (VPWN) to centrally manage the energy use of a site with multiple locations and...

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The pillars of policy

How do you create infrastructure policy in an uncertain world? A recent roundtable discussion hosted by Network and National Grid sought to find out. Tom Grimwood was there.

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Dealing with uncertainty

"The future has never been more uncertain than it is now." That's the view of Mark Brackley, National Grid's project director for RIIO2, who spoke to Network editor Alec Peachey about a range of subjects including regulation, infrastructure policy and...

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An appetite for EVs

Launched in May, Pivot Power's plan to develop a world-first 2GW network of grid-scale batteries and rapid electric vehicle (EV) charging hubs across the UK has created waves throughout the industry.

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BP to acquire UK's largest EV charging company

BP has announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Chargemaster, the UK's largest electric vehicle (EV) charging company.