New £7m initiative to trial vehicle-to-grid charging

A new initiative to develop a large-scale domestic trial of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) charging in the UK has been launched. ChargePoint Services, Energy Saving Trust, Octopus Energy, Open Energi, Navigant and UK Power Networks plan to roll out the electric vehicle (EV) charging technology this year. The £7 million project will install 135 V2G chargers in […]

Midlands firm charges ahead with EV installations

The government has approved a Tamworth-based electrical company as an endorsed installer of electric vehicle (EV) charging points. Mr Electric Birmingham North’s accreditation from the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) means it can now apply for government grants on behalf of domestic and commercial customers to reduce the costs of installing charging points at […]

Guest Blog: Mervyn Bowden – At last the EU finds its niche…

After many years of waiting and watching the EU interfering in all types of markets – producing unnecessary food mountains, attempting to standardise diverse populations, introducing a wobbly currency and waves of completely crazy legislation on unwilling and non-compliant populations, I have to hold up my hands today and congratulate the EU wholeheartedly. I’m somewhat […]