A row of electric cars at a rapid charger station (Image: Ecotricity)

Major changes in Electric Highway as revolution continues at pace

After five years, 30 million miles and £2.5 million pounds worth of free travel – Ecotricity will finally begin charging electric car drivers for using Britain’s most comprehensive car charging network – the Electric Highway. A rapid charge of up to thirty minutes will cost £6, still significantly less than the equivalent cost of a

Ecotricity acquires SunEdison UK solar business

Ecotricity, Britain’s leading green energy company, today announced that it has acquired the home rooftop solar business of SunEdison. Before exiting the UK, SunEdison had built a portfolio of nearly a thousand rooftop solar installations, a product known as the Energy Saver Plan. The news comes on the day SunEdison Inc. filed for bankruptcy in

Drive like the wind: Electric Highway

“Five years ago, it was said that one of the main reasons people weren’t buying electric cars was because of a lack places to charge them – and the main reason more places to charge weren’t being built was because not enough people were buying electric cars – classic chicken and egg stuff,” says Dale

Charging points to be included on motorway signs

Motorway service area signs will now show where electric vehicle drivers are able to recharge batteries. Ecotricity logos will now appear on Roadchef signs from this week, alongside signs from the likes of WH Smith, McDonalds and Costa. The first Ecotricity sign appeared at Roadchef’s Sedgemoor services on Tuesday 26 January, with additional signs to