The first vehicle-to-grid trial project from the £30 million government competition, thought to be “the largest, most diverse” project of its kind in the world, will be completed in May 2019 according to Innovate UK’s lead on the project.
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Alfa Power has installed the UK’s fastest fully public electric vehicle charger to date following the launch of a 60kW unit at a petrol forecourt in Yorkshire as the company sets out to future proof its business with new technologies.
Committee on Climate Change (CCC) chair Lord Deben has this week urged the government to be more ambitious on electric vehicles as a matter of urgency and, crucially, bring forward the proposed phase-out of conventional vehicle by five years.
EDF has set out plans to become Europe’s leading e-mobility energy company within four years, pledging to become the biggest charging network operator and lead on smart charging technologies.
Electric vehicle charging network operators “will need to change their mind” on operating closed systems according to ChargePoint’s European head, as the company announces a global comprehensive agreement with EVBox to provide open access to both companies' chargers.
UK Power Networks has laid out its vision for a ‘flexibility first’ approach in the coming years, including procuring a forecast 206MW in place of network reinforcement.
The first tranche of a near £3 million investment is to be deployed on the Isles of Scilly to deliver installations of new solar arrays, electric vehicle chargers - including some with vehicle-to-grid technology - and a series of low carbon grants to local businesses.
EO Charging, which briefly held the record for the biggest single site installation of electric vehicle chargers earlier this year, has secured £13 million of new investment from Zouk Capital to continue its growth.
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.