Daimler to buy €20bn of batteries to turn the key on EV rollout

The automaker plans to offer 130 electric and hybrid vehicles by 2022

BT, E.ON and other multinationals commit to electrification of their fleets by 2030

Five global businesses have signed up to the Climate Group’s EV100 initiative

South Norfolk Council to plug in EV charging points

They will be 100% powered by Swedish energy firm Vattenfall’s UK wind farms

New research hub for smart meters to be opened

It aims to supply government and consumers with data and advice on using the technology as well as provide a research base for industry and manufacturers

West Yorkshire to plug in 88 EV rapid charging points

They will be free to use until late October 2021

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Energy revolution ‘risks creating two-tier economy’

A new report reveals London and Scotland are pulling ahead in adopting technologies like EVs and smart meters while the North of England and East Midlands lag furthest behind

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British Gas offers cheaper electricity rate to EV owners

They will be able to charge their cars at a cheaper price between 12.30am and 7.30am

Government launches £5bn energy investment portfolio

The Department for International Trade will promote the opportunities to investors in 108 countries

EU clears CLEVER E.ON electric joint venture

The proposed project includes the development and operation of ultra-fast charging stations for electric vehicles

IEA: World needs flexible power systems as renewables rise

Their share is forecast to increase from 25% today to more than 40% by 2040