BP Chargemaster plugs in its first ultra-fast EV chargers in Britain

The two new 150kW chargers are the first in a planned rollout of 400 ultra-fast charging points at BP sites by the end of 2021

Economics of petrol and diesel vehicles in ‘relentless and irreversible decline’

That’s the damning verdict from French bank BNP Paribas, which says in terms of transport, the economics of renewables are now impossible for oil to compete with

Mercedes-Benz and Chinese firm team up for second life energy storage systems

The companies aim to set up their first second life energy storage unit in Beijing

Birmingham Uni granted €4m for rare earth metals recycling facility

The materials can be found in electric vehicles, wind turbine generators, household appliances and hard disk drives

Bristol Airport flies high with charging points for EV drivers

The installation of a 10-bay charging zone is the first in a programme of upgrades across various locations as part of the airport’s pledge to become carbon neutral by 2025

innogy Ventures invests in Swiss smart mobility tech firm

The insights provided by Teralytics’ platform are expected to support the global shift towards electric vehicles

West Yorkshire switches on first EV charger of £3.2m network

A total of 88 new rapid chargers will be installed and will be free to use until the end of October 2021

Record high market share for battery EVs in July

Demand for battery EVs shot up by a staggering 158%, with a total of 2,271 sold last month

Global energy storage capacity to exceed 1,000GW by 2040

It will require a total investment of $662bn over the next two decades

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Northumberland Council unveils plans for £2.3m solar carport

It would include 60 new charging points for electric vehicles