Ubitricity Electric Avenue project lamppost charging (Image: Siemens)

UK’s first ‘electric avenue’ unveiled with electric vehicle chargers in lampposts

Sutherland Avenue, in Westminster, has become the first residential street in the UK to successfully convert 24 lampposts into electric vehicle (EV) charge points. The project – a collaboration between Siemens, ubitricity, and Westminster City Council – has utilised the existing city infrastructure along the half-mile street to create a simple, fast network. Residents along

OVO Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) charging (Image: T. Larkum/Fuel Included)

Electric vehicles could turn solar households into autonomous energy units

Many discussions abound on how Australia can reach renewable energy targets of 50 per cent and much more. Many experts believe achieving this goal will depend on the availability of a low cost, bulk energy storage infrastructure. Pumped hydro has received much attention in this regard. While technically feasible, bulk storage still requires transmission and

Charging with an Ohme smart charging cable

Electric Vehicle Consumer Code launched for domestic installers and suppliers

A consumer code for installers and suppliers of electric vehicle (EV) charge points has been launched by Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd (REAL). REAL also operates a number of other codes and certifications, including the Renewable Energy Consumer Code (RECC). A 50% discount on membership of the Electric Vehicle Consumer Code (EVCC) will be offered for

Slow Charging the ZOE at Highgate (Image: T. Larkum)

Funding for on-street chargepoints doubled to help charge up electric vehicle revolution

Residential street chargepoint funding doubled and plans increasing access to real-time information released. Charging and driving an electric vehicle will be easier, cheaper and more convenient in the future, thanks to double the funding for more chargepoints on residential streets next year and new plans to make sure drivers can easily access real-time information about