In the first Oral Questions session for the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) this year, talk quickly turned to net zero, electric vehicles (EV) and clean job growth opportunities.
Total will install 20,000 new public electric vehicle (EV) charging points, after winning Europe’s largest concession contract from ‘Metropolitan Region Amsterdam Electric’ (MRA-Electric) it says.
The government is looking into making information on all public chargepoints openly available in a standard format for the first time, it says.
Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology could help with electrification of commercial fleets, but barriers such as cost and battery life remain.
A new study by energy consultancy Delta-EE has found that the UK is one of the leaders in EV infrastructure in Europe.
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has won £343,000 for its Regional Energy System Optimisation Planning (RESOP) project, from Ofgem’s Network Innovation Allowance.
A consortium led by Sprint Power has been awarded funding by the UK government for a wireless taxi charging trial.
IONITY is changing up its pricing structure, removing its flat rate of £8 per charging session.
Islington Council has launched a vehicle to grid (V2G) project with software company Moixa and automotive giant Honda.