Ubitricity Electric Avenue project lamppost charging (Image: Siemens)

£1 million funding to support development of EV chargers across five Midlands areas

Five local authorities in the Midlands are set to install electric vehicle (EV) chargers in areas with limited off-street parking, courtesy of almost £1 million in government funding. The bid, launched in June 2022, aims to deliver “hundreds” of new EV charging sites across the Midlands in order to support the integration of clean vehicles

Charging Hub with eVolt Rapid Chargers (Image: SWARCO eVolt)

Electric car charging points: Why 1,000 new chargers probably still aren’t enough for all the EVs in the UK

Charge points will be built in nine local authorities across England but the rising use of EVs might outpace the installation of chargers Drivers will have access to more than 1,000 new on-street charging points for their electric vehicles thanks to a £20m pilot scheme unveiled by the Government today. Charge points will be built in nine

Europe’s ‘most powerful’ EV charging hub opens in Oxford

Pivot Power has opened Europe’s “most powerful” electric vehicle (EV) charging hub in Oxford, with 42 fast and ultra-rapid chargers. As part of the Energy Superhub Oxford project, the hub located at Redbridge Park and Ride could scale up to provide charging for 400 vehicles as EV adoption increases. It will be entirely powered with renewable energy,

High-power EV chargers rolled out at all Extra MSA Group motorway sites in IONITY deal

High-power electric vehicle (EV) charging is now available at all Extra MSA Group motorway service areas (MSAs) across the country. IONITY has installed 38 charging points with a high-speed charging capacity of up to 30kW across all eight of Extra MSA Group’s MSA locations. More are to follow at existing and proposed new MSA developments,

Solar EV Charging Hub on Princes Street, Dundee (Image: eVolt)

InstaVolt launches ‘one of the UK’s largest’ EV charging hubs with Banbury expansion

InstaVolt has said its electric vehicle (EV) charging hub in Banbury, Oxfordshire is now one of the UK’s largest following the installation of eight new 150kW chargers. The Alpitronic chargers have been installed alongside an existing eight 125kW chargers at the site, with work on the new chargers beginning in January 2022. InstaVolt said this

BP Chargemaster Rapid Charger at Milton Keynes Charging Hub (Image: T. Larkum)

Government EV charging plan a ‘missed opportunity’ for drivers

The Department for Transport (DfT) has published plans outlining how it seeks to significantly increase the UK’s electric vehicle charging capacity. Funding for the £1.6 billion Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy has previously been announced. The DfT has now detailed exactly how the allocated money will be used. At its core is the aim to have 300,000 public

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

Tesco to make big change to car parks at 500 of its branches

Supermarket giant Tesco has announced a ‘big change’ is coming to 500 stores across the United Kingdom. The retailer revealed plans to bring electric charging points to its branches. The giant expanded the UK’s largest free electric vehicle charging network after usage of the points surged by 300% over the past year, reports the Echo. It

BP Chargemaster Rapid Charger at Milton Keynes Charging Hub (Image: T. Larkum)

Electric cars: Positive news for EV owners as plan to boost number of public charge points unveiled

Electric vehicle owners will have access to 300,000 public charge points by the end of the decade, the government has said. Some £500m will be invested to hit the target, according to the Department for Transport, which represents a 10-fold increase on the current 30,000 public charge points across the UK. The 2030 deadline is

Ubitricity Electric Avenue project lamppost charging (Image: Siemens)

Wandsworth Council EV charger rollout progresses with Liberty Charge installs

On-street electric vehicle (EV) chargepoints are being rolled out across Wandsworth, with 35 sites set to see installations. Wandsworth Council began the rollout of the infrastructure in 2021 across 26 sites, with 10 already live. The latest installations will take the total number of sites to 35, comprising 65 dual socket EV chargepoints able to