New tariff aims to slash EV charging costs

Octopus Energy says it allows drivers to charge their cars at an “incredibly low” price of 5p/kWh for four hours each night

General Motors and Honda rev up plans for EV batteries

The two firms are already working on a “more affordable commercial solution” for fuel cell and hydrogen storage systems

UK’s EV charging points ‘could top 100k by September’

There are now more than 85,000 domestic chargepoints across the UK and 6,152 public charging locations

New project to turn car parks into power stations

The interconnected units will be made up of solar panel canopies, EV charging points and battery units

Electric black cabs hit London roads

The greener vehicles are expected to help black cab drivers save money on fuel and running costs compared to polluting diesel taxis

Dundee’s emissions-slashing project gets EV boost

The equipment will manage peak loads, use renewable energy and buy electricity when it is at its cheapest

Skanska installs EV chargers at UK head office

The smart units will be able to monitor usage and set custom electricity tariffs

Petrol stations hit the gas on electric chargers

A garage forecourt owner and operator has announced plans to install rapid electric vehicle (EV) chargers across England. Cornwall Garage Group is working with EV infrastructure firm InstaVolt to install and maintain the equipment at nine of its sites, including in Bristol, Exeter, Essex and Coventry. InstaVolt has installed the chargers for free and will […]

Scotland offers £60m for low carbon infrastructure

The Scottish Government is launching a £60 million fund for low carbon infrastructure projects. Projects that deliver low carbon heating solutions, integrated energy systems and ultra-low emission vehicle charging infrastructure can apply for up to £100,000 of funding. Firms can also apply for up to 50% of the total value of a project up to […]

Data from London’s cabbies to help plan EV network

Data from London’s black taxis is to be used to help plan the city’s electric vehicle (EV) charging network. UK Power Networks has launched a project to establish what investment is needed and help prepare for a future when all of London’s cabbies have made the switch to zero-emission capable vehicles. The project aims to […]