New project to support EV charging rollout in the UK

The Geospatial Commission’s discovery project aims to look into how location data can be better utilised to support the planning and delivery of EV charging points by local authorities

SSEN completes £1m power supply upgrade on Isle of Wight

The programme of works will boost power supplies to more than 3,400 homes and businesses living and working in the area

Fresh $2m investment plugged in for EV chargers in Alberta

The project will support Canada’s target of ensuring all passenger vehicles sold in the country are zero emission by 2035

Edinburgh starts rollout of on-street EV charging points

All the new chargers in residential streets are expected to be up and running by spring 2022

World EV Day: Government launches app to encourage switch to cleaner vehicles

The ‘EV8 Switch’ free app calculates how much money drivers could save by switching to an EV compared to their current petrol or diesel vehicle

CMA launches investigation into supply of EV chargers on or near motorways

It is probing suspected breaches of competition law relating to the long term exclusive arrangements entered into by the Electric Highway Company – recently bought by GRIDSERVE – and Ecotricity Group

Small businesses and landlords offered £50m for EV chargers

The government has also launched a consultation on improving the charging experience

London hits 2020 target of installing EV charging points

The delivery of 300 additional chargers across the capital comes ahead of the expansion of the Ultra Low Emission Zone

UK competition watchdog launches market study into EV charging sector

It is considering how to ensure the sector works well for consumers now and in the future, which will help to build trust in the service and address any competition issues

Welsh Government unveils £30m EV charging strategy

Over the next decade, the plan identifies the need for between 30,000 and 50,000 fast chargers and 2,000 to 3,5000 rapid or ultra-rapid chargers