An electric vehicle [Renault ZOE] is charged with photovoltaic power from the roof of the house using a charging station (Image: Fraunhofer ISE)

Renault ZOE Benefits from Free Home Fast-Charger

Renault ZOE customers continue to receive a free fast-charging wallbox Wallbox adds to Renault ZOE’s ease of ownership Offer is unique in the UK electric vehicle market place Represents a customer saving of nearly £500 Renault ZOE attracts maximum £4,500 support in new PiCG categories Following the announcement of the changes to the Government Plug-in

Electric cars charging in Central Milton Keynes


Novotel and Ibis hotels in the UK will this year begin installing electric vehicle charging points which will be available to guests free of charge. The announcement was made by AccorHotels, a French hotel operator of nearly 3,800 hotels worldwide. Accor is collaborating with Chargemaster on the installation, and says the power points will incorporate

Electric vehicle charging points to be installed at Novotel and Ibis hotels

Chargemaster is to install EV charging points at AccorHotels Ibis and Novotel hotels across the UK. The first phase, in 2016, will see 60 hotels receive EV charging points as part of Chargemaster’s Polar network. The charging points will be free to use for Ibis and Novotel visitors to charge their electric and plug-in hybrid

New membership scheme announced by Chargemaster

Chargemaster, the largest operator of electric vehicle charging points in the UK, has confirmed a new subscription scheme called POLAR Plus, which will also offer members the chance to borrow the latest luxury electric cars. The expanding POLAR London and POLAR national network of over 4,000 charging points will be available to any electric motorist

Low cost electric vehicle charging brought to over 200 charging points in Milton Keynes

Lower cost electric vehicle charging in Milton Keynes

This is hopefully a good sign that drivers’ concerns over high charging costs are being listened to. Milton Keynes Council and Chargemaster have announced an improved vehicle charging network, offering upgraded charging points and reduced costs for electric vehicle owners in the borough. Chargemaster, as Milton Keynes’ electric vehicle charging partner, has significantly reduced costs

Chargemaster buys GB Electrical

Some consolidation is happening in the charging point market A 70-strong business headquartered in Hereford has been acquired by a manufacturer of charging points for electric vehicles. GB Electrical, which installs electric vehicle charging points across the country, has been bought by Chargemaster, a Luton-based business that designs, develops and manufactures the equipment. To date,

New London Fire Brigade electric car charge points

An interesting development – public charging points at fire stations. Presumably intended for visitors rather than passing members of the public? Chargemaster, one of the UK’s largest suppliers of electric vehicle charging equipment, has completed the installation of 156 charging points at 71 fire stations and five other Brigade sites across London. The charging points

Businesses in Milton Keynes are being given the opportunity to test out electric cars

High demand for free electric car loan to Milton Keynes businesses

After Milton Keynes Council’s electric vehicle partner Chargemaster Plc announced that it was offering a free electric vehicle loan service to Milton Keynes businesses – the company has seen a surge of interest, with the vehicles now being in ‘high demand.’ Chargemaster has a small fleet of electric vehicles (EV) that can be loaned to

EV charge point manufacturers revise offers and pricing for home units

[From 9 April] With the Office of Low Emissions (OLEV) updating it’s EV Homecharge scheme at the start of next week, many charge point manufacturers have revised their offers on electric car charging points. Although, the government will still be supporting the installation of charging points at homes across the UK, the grant has been