In this round-up of electric vehicle charging infrastructure news, Swarco eVolt lauds its record breaking 2018 as it prepares for a year of further growth and Ground Control unveils its new EV charger lease model.
Dutch fast electric vehicle charging provider Fastned has set its sights on the UK as one of four markets to be targeted following an €11 million (~£9.6 million) fund raising.
Pivot Power has received planning approval for its second ~50MW battery project, to be located north of Carlisle, as it continues to progress towards the goal of a 45-site battery network supporting electric vehicle charging hubs.
Electric vehicle chargers could offer £6 billion opportunity to 2040 across shops, workplaces and motorways
An investment opportunity of up to £6 billion is available to 2040 owing to the need for millions of electric vehicle chargers at workplaces, shops and motorway services, according to a report out this week.
The decarbonisation of transport offers Scotland its biggest challenge in meeting its emissions reduction targets, despite outperforming the rest of the UK overall, according to the country’s climate change watchdog.
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.
Spanish firm Wallbox has become the latest electric vehicle charging equipment manufacturer to enter the UK market, while BP continues to test its mobile charging unit and Tonik Energy becomes the latest supplier to offer an EV tariff.
The Scottish government is to invest £15 million in the deployment of 1,500 electric vehicle (EV) charge points across homes, businesses and the public network under plans outlined officially today.
Portsmouth City Council has become the latest local authority to take up street light charging as part of its electric vehicle infrastructure plans, which will see around 50 new charge points installed over the next few months.