East Midlands awards £2m EV charging contract

Chargemaster has won a £2 million contract to install and operate around 230 electric vehicle (EV) charging points across Nottingham, Nottinghamshire and Derby. The EV infrastructure provider will put the equipment into place over the next three years as part of the region’s Go Ultra Low City status, with at least 11 sites set to […]

Electric driving speeds up with Autobahn chargers

E.ON and a German highway service station firm have teamed up to make it easier to drive an electric vehicle (EV) across the country. The energy giant’s collaboration with Tank & Rast aims to upgrade existing EV charging infrastructure to ultra-fast models along the autobahn between Flensburg and Munich. More than 90 motorway service stations […]

OVO Energy helps Chargemaster go 100% green

An independent energy supplier is to provide an electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure firm with 100% renewable electricity for its charging network. The new partnership between British firms OVO Energy and Chargemaster will see the creation of the ‘EV Everywhere’ tariff, which bundles clean household energy with free membership to the POLAR network of more than […]

Collaboration leads the charge on EV cyber security

A cyber security organisation and an electric vehicle (EV) group have joined together to protect charging infrastructure in the Netherlands. The European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS) & ElaadNL have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop effective security measures and regulation, set out cyber security practices for the industry and develop common standards for EV charging. ENCS […]

Bright new idea for EV charging in Kensington

Streetlights are now being used to charge EVs during daylight hours in an innovative new trial. The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, UK Power Networks (UKPN) and Ubitricity have partnered to convert three streetlights in London, which will allow local EV owners to charge their cars near their front door rather than having to […]