The government has doubled funding for the installation of on-street EV charging points.
In this round-up of electric vehicle news, Engenie targets Cardiff for the installation of rapid chargers and two companies join the EV100 initiative to install new charging infrastructure.
Engie is to deliver a rapid charging network across West Yorkshire; US giant ChargePoint has secured over £187 million is new funding; Siemens and ubitricity complete first new council charger; and Alfa Power unveils lastest EV charger in the UK.
Portsmouth City Council has become the latest local authority to take up street light charging as part of its electric vehicle infrastructure plans, which will see around 50 new charge points installed over the next few months.
Siemens has partnered with electric vehicle charging solutions provider ubitricity to transform hundreds of London’s street lamps into new on street chargers.
The roll out of central London’s largest lamp post electric vehicle charging network is nearing completion in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, with over 50 chargers ready for use.