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

V2G has ‘huge potential’ beyond financial benefits

Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology has been “reduced down” to making revenue from energy trading despite having a “range of opportunities” and benefits. Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology has been “reduced down” to making revenue from energy trading despite having a “range of opportunities” and benefits. This is according to a new review of nine European V2G projects by

SWARCO eVolt is supplying 45 charging units, including 11 of its Rapid Chargers capable of charging two vehicles simultaneously in 30 minutes, across 28 sites in East Lothian (Image: eVolt)

Electric car charging points surge in the UK amid projected boom in EV ownership

Sales of electric cars are expected to hold steady despite the coronavirus pandemic, as the rest of the automotive industry suffers The number of publicly-accessible charging points for electric vehicles (EVs) grew by 60 per cent in 2019, the biggest increase in three years and outpacing sales of battery-powered cars, a new report has found.

Milton Keynes 'Mushrooms' Charging Hub (Image: T. Larkum)

Revealed: There are twice as many public charging points for electric cars in the UK as there are petrol filling stations

DfT data shows there were 17,947 public electric car charging devices in April That compares to 8,046 filling stations in the UK, according to latest figures While availability is up, stats show there is ‘uneven geographical distribution‘ There are officially more than twice as many public charge points for electric cars in the UK than

Engie expands GeniePoint network with new rapid installs

Engie is expanding its GeniePoint network with the installation of thirteen new rapid chargers in the west midlands. The installations of the 50kW+ chargers are part of a new partnership with Bromsgrove District Council, with BMM Energy Solutions set to carry out the physical installations. Engie will provide ongoing operational, customer service and maintenance services

MPs call for accelerated rollout of EV infrastructure and emission zone extensions

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Air Pollution has called for an accelreated roll out of electric vehicle infrastructure and for emissions zones to be extended to help tackle climate change as the coronavirus lockdown starts to lift. The APPG has launched its Strategy to Reduce Coronavirus Infection as we emerge from Lockdown in order to

Charging with an Ohme smart charging cable

Electric vehicle drivers got paid to fill up this weekend

Electricity prices went negative for long periods on Octopus Energy’s Agile tariff on the bank holiday weekend Drivers with the Ohme charger automatically charged their cars when prices were cheap/negative Ohme drivers got paid around £5 as they charged over 600 miles worth of electricity, enough to drive London to County Durham and back, and