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.
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The Renewable Energy Association has called upon the government to develop a strategic electric vehicle charging infrastructure plan as EV uptake is forecast to boom.
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The now Macquarie-owned Green Investment Bank must continue to support clean energy infrastructure in the UK if the country is to meet its decarbonisation goals, industry stakeholders have warned.
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