EV charging schemes, such as smart charging and V2G, must be more tailored towards the needs of consumers or risk failure, Citizen Advice has warned.
Distribution network operator SP Energy Networks has partnered with Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS) for an £8.5 million EV charging project.
Alfen has unveiled a new domestic EV smart charge point, arguing that its price point will help unlock the residential EV market.
Distribution network operator UK Power Networks (UKPN) is to launch trials to assess the requirements of a smart charging market for electric vehicles.
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.
The UK has taken ‘a major step’ towards the electric vehicle revolution according to the government after the Automated and Electric Vehicles Act completed its passage through parliament.
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.
Smart charging of electric vehicles could cut the cost of integration into the UK power system by £1.6 billion compared to standard charging, according to a new report that also found running an EV could be ten times cheaper than a conventional car.
Car manufacturer Renault has created a new energy subsidiary which will create smart charging networks, explore vehicle-to-grid (V2G) solutions and utilise second-life EV batteries for stationary energy storage projects.