Liam Stoker offers his view on Green Great Britain Week, a celebration of UK climate successes that the government probably didn't mean to have pockmarked by fracking protests, its own climate watchdog teasing legal action and serious concerns raised over its decarbonisation ambitions.
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.
Scottish and Southern Energy Networks (SSEN) has been granted a £300,000 reward under the Low Carbon Networks Fund for its My Electric Avenue project.
Inevitable EV infrastructure consolidation could see charging market dominated by a ‘Big Four or Five’
Consolidation in the electric vehicle charging infrastructure market is inevitable and could result in just “four or five big players” dominating networks, a panel of investors has concluded.
The government has unveiled its long-awaited and oft-delayed ‘Road to Zero’ transport strategy, detailing a raft of measures to transform the country’s low carbon transport transport.
Gridserve bids to ‘deliver for EV charging what Amazon has for online shopping’ with new ‘Electric Forecourts’ plan
Gridserve is bidding to create a national network of electric vehicle charging forecourts, professing to do for EV charging what Amazon has done for online retail.
Electric vehicle charging network operator ChargePoint has acquired smart grid software provider Kisensum as it bids to bolster its services and drive a period of “aggressive” growth.
Transport is going electric, and at rates far quicker than previously thought. But to enable that change, the charging infrastructure – and the grid that powers it – must evolve in tandem. David Pratt investigates whether or not the UK is up to the challenge.
The electric vehicle infrastructure industry is to gather this summer to tackle some of the most pressing themes impacting one of the great modern challenges; the electrification of transport.