A new contender is set to enter the UK retail market as the Mayor of London , Sadiq Khan, and Octopus Energy revealed the launch of London Power.
UK battery storage firm Zenobe is to support the launch of 34 electric buses in London as part of its £120 million EV fund.
EV charging infrastructure in London is to undergo a major expansion, including five flagship charging hubs, in a bid for zero emission transport by 2030.
Addison Lee Group is to pilot the new Audi e-tron as part of its London fleet of taxis.
London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) came into effect yesterday in a bid to reduce the capital’s emissions and improve air quality, but infrastructure upgrades are still required for the transition to take hold.
The energy transition is walking the UK into a ‘two-tier economy’ where communities and businesses in whole regions of the country are left behind with higher bills and less access to new technologies.
Uber has teamed up with seven electric vehicle charging suppliers to offer its drivers cheaper prices for home charge points, while adding 15p per mile to each London journey to fund the switch to EVs across its London fleet.
Siemens has partnered with electric vehicle charging solutions provider ubitricity to transform hundreds of London’s street lamps into new on street chargers.
UKPN is to utilise domestic battery capacity to deliver local flexibility via a virtual power platform after signing what is thought to be the first commercial contract of its type using residential assets.