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Supermarket Morrisons turns to ChargePoint Services for nationwide EV charging rollout

Supermarket chain Morrisons is to install rapid EV chargers at its sites nationwide after partnering with EV charging provider ChargePoint Services (CPS). CPS, which owns and operates the GeniePoint Network, will install 50 – 100kW specification rapid chargers at supermarkets up and down the country. The first are to be installed by the end of

Octopus and Engenie team up to accelerate EV fast charge roll-out

Engenie is partnering with Octopus Energy to source renewable power in support of its plans to install 400 rapid charge points at 200 Marston restaurants by December 2020 Octopus Energy has announced it is partnering with electric vehicle (EV) charge point distributor Engenie to supply 100 per cent renewable electricity to its growing rapid charge

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GRIDSERVE unveils £1 billion ‘Electric Forecourt’ EV infrastructure programme

GRIDSERVE has unveiled plans to install a UK-wide network of ‘Electric Forecourts’, delivering ultra-fast EV charging for the public. More than 100 forecourts are to be developed at strategic locations under a five-year plan valued at around £1 billion. Each forecourt will feature dedicated zones for both private and fleet vehicles such as taxis, buses

Renault rolling-out V2G trials across Europe

First vehicle-to-grid projects live in the Netherlands and Portugal. Renault has launched the first large-scale bi-directional charging pilot projects in Europe, starting in Utrecht, the Netherlands and on the Portuguese island of Porto Santo. Similar projects will follow in five more European countries with the aim to develop services and gather learnings for future harmonisation.

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EO Charging partners Bulb for UK’s ‘first fully open’ EV charging network

EO Charging has partnered with energy supplier Bulb and Suffolk County Council to launch what the trio claim to be the country’s first “fully open” charging network. Plug In Suffolk, as the programme has been called, is said to be the country’s first fast charging network that allows EV drivers to charge simply through using