Energy technology company Myenergi has launched an updated version of its zappi EV charger, one that it says “bridges the gap” between renewable generation and electric vehicles. The new zappi charger fully complies with new regulations to come into force next year, and professes to be far easier to install due to no earth rod
Marston’s Inns and Taverns is to become the first UK pub company to roll out rapid electric vehicle chargers after announcing plans to work with Engenie to install 400 at sites nationwide. The 50kW chargers will allow up to three cars to charge at each site simultaneously and will be powered by 100% renewable electricity.
Free charging for electric cars will be available for customers at some Tesco stores from next year. Tesco, in partnership with Volkswagen, plans to install almost 2,500 charging bays at up to 600 stores by 2020. A standard 7kW charger will be available for free, but drivers will have to pay for a faster service.
British Gas has launched Green Drive Nov 2020, a new smart time-of-use tariff for electric vehicle users. It offers cheaper electricity for seven hours, between 12.30am and 7.30am, for users to charge their car. Electric vehicle drivers use up to 80% more electricity if they charge at home, according to British Gas. They can benefit
£25m facility given green light near Norwich in bid to encourage drivers to switch to electric vehicles
A £25m battery storage facility which could bring fast chargers for electric vehicles to the city has been given the go-ahead. Pivot Power, along with the National Grid, applied to South Norfolk Council for a 49.9MW battery facility next to a substation on Ipwich Road at Dunston. It will be one of the first 45
Third-party CCS fast charging available to all Tesla Model 3 owners with adaptors coming for Model S and Model X owners European Tesla Model 3s will come with a CCS (Combined Charging System) fast charging compatible port when they arrive in the early part of 2019. That means that, as well as using Tesla’s own
Utilities, automakers and big oil companies will drive the deployment of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, according to a new report by EY, which warns that despite market uncertainty, investment needs to be made or “it’s highly likely they’ll be late to the party”. ‘Driving the electric vehicle revolution’, released as part of the consultancy’s Renewable
ScottishPower has launched an ‘end-to-end’ electric vehicle deal alongside a car retailer to offer drivers an EV of their choice with an installation of a home charger, powered with green electricity. Following last month’s announcement that the company had sold its gas and hydro assets to be 100% powered by wind, the company has continued
EDF Energy is to offer its business customers vehicle-to-grid (V2G) chargers, as well as using them on its own sites, after partnering with charger supplier and technology developer Nuvve. The supplier is expecting the partnership to result in up to 1,500 installations of V2G chargers, while hoping to unlock 15MW of additional energy storage capacity
Dutch fast electric vehicle charging provider Fastned has set its sights on the UK as one of four markets to be targeted following an €11 million (~£9.6 million) fund raising. The company issued bonds last month offering 6% interest per annum over five years to be paid quarterly in arrears. The proceeds are now to