Total has become the latest oil and gas major to make its move into the electric vehicle charging sector with the acquisition of the French firm G2mobility.
Electric vehicle charging suppliers Pod Point and Instavolt have signed up new clients for whom they will deploy a range of new charge points across commercial and potentially some residential locations.
US electric vehicle charging giant ChargePoint has called on its competitors to ‘follow suit’ after making the biggest commitment in the company’s history; to deploy 2.5 million EV charging points by 2025.
Lidl Ireland has pledged to deliver the largest network of electric vehicle chargers in the Irish supermarket sector after committing to install charge points at all new stores and across all major store refurbishment projects.
Pivot Power has had the first of its 2GW network of battery storage projects approved by Test Valley Borough Council, paving the way for the company’s first electric vehicle (EV) charging hub powered by energy storage to be just outside Southampton.
The government has launched a £40 million funding competition to develop new technologies and business models that demonstrate innovative ways of charging electric vehicles (EVs) on street or by using wireless charging.
Only 8% of electric vehicle charging will be carried out using public network infrastructure over the next decade, according to the newly formed EV research service at consultancy Delta-ee.
London mayor Sadiq Khan has launched a new taskforce to expand the capital’s electric vehicle infrastructure just one week after a London Assembly committee called on him to do more to boost the number of chargers on London’s streets.
Vattenfall is to make a play for dominance in the UK’s electric vehicle charging market with the launch of its open access InCharge concept next month.