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.
Smart charging can be used to provide the flexibility needed to manage the growing demand on local grids prompted by rising take-up of electric vehicles, according to the initial findings of a landmark study.
OVO Energy has pushed its way into the electric vehicle charging market, buying up a technology integration company and a charge point installer while simultaneously revealing itself to be the green energy supplier to the UK’s largest charging network operator.