UK Power Networks (UKPN) is to trial smart charging across 300 electric car chargepoints using OVO Group’s smart energy platform, Kaluza.
Nominations for the inaugural Electric Vehicle Innovation and Excellence Awards (EVIEs) are now open, and throughout the summer Current± will be profiling each of this year’s categories.
Stephen Cirell and Geraint Lewis examine the need for an overhaul of motoring taxation as EV uptake skyrockets, and some of the potential solutions the government may well consider.
National Grid ESO’s Future Energy Scenarios (FES) 2019 – released last week – outlined four potential scenarios for the next 30 years of the energy system. And for the first time, the Electricity System Operator (ESO) used sensitivity modelling to create a net zero scenario.
Shell is continuing its investment drive, this time backing US blockchain firm LO3 Energy.
Mark Hollands, energy strategy director at BSR Energy, takes a look at Renewable Energy Guarantees of Origin certificates and outlines how a fresh approach is needed to achieve a 2050 net zero target and stimulate the growth of large-scale renewables.
BP Chargemaster is to roll out up to 200 rapid chargers at pubs and restaurants run by Mitchells & Butlers across the UK.
The CCC's 2019 Progress Report comes on the back of its net zero recommendations. Outlining policy suggestions for reaching net zero, the Progress Report also hit out at the government for a 'shortfall' in policy. Here the industry responds to the report's recommendations.
Engenie is set to double the number of rapid chargers in the UK, installing over 2,000 by 2024.