A new charge point operator, Drive Energi, is pledging to install 2,500 chargers in the UK by 2025.
Jackson Cutsor, analyst for power distribution systems in the Business & Technology Solutions Group at Burns & McDonnell, looks into the challenges of electrification of vehicles in houses in multiple occupation.
SSE Enterprise has secured a £3.4 million government grant for a scheme to provide EV charging for drivers without off-street parking.
Current± talks to Tom Pakenham, director of electric vehicles at energy tech firm Kaluza, about the obstacles to energy flexibility, the need for DNOs to progress in their thinking around EVs and whether or not the industry itself is innovating fast enough.
UK Power Networks (UKPN) is to trial smart charging across 1,000 EVs, using OVO Group’s smart energy platform, Kaluza, for 300 of these.
Nominations for the inaugural Electric Vehicle Innovation and Excellence Awards (EVIEs) are now open, and throughout the summer Current± will be profiling each of this year’s categories.
Stephen Cirell and Geraint Lewis examine the need for an overhaul of motoring taxation as EV uptake skyrockets, and some of the potential solutions the government may well consider.
Government has unveiled proposals for new build houses to be fitted with chargepoints and pledged to ensure new rapid chargers will provide ‘pay as you go’ payment options.
National Grid ESO’s Future Energy Scenarios (FES) 2019 – released last week – outlined four potential scenarios for the next 30 years of the energy system. And for the first time, the Electricity System Operator (ESO) used sensitivity modelling to create a net zero scenario.