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Shell to place 50k EV street charging points by 2025

Shell to place 50k EV street charging points by 2025: Shell has reported plans to set up as much as 50,000 on-street electric vehicle (EV) charging points throughout the UK by 2025. The oil firm has additionally said it would cover as much as 1/4 of the cost of installation to help local authorities to…
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To meet UK net zero more steps on EV charging needed

To meet UK net zero more steps on EV charging needed: New measures must be established to guarantee electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure fulfils demand before the 2030 ban on selling new petrol & diesel cars. That’s reported by the new study from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), which recognises the advancement made with…
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The NHS are charging to go electric

The NHS are charging to go electric Roughly half of NHS trusts throughout the UK have installed electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructures for their staff, patients and the community. That is according to figures which were recently obtained by power management company Eaton. These figures also reveal that 43% of NHS trusts either have plans…
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The UK is lacking in EV uptake

The UK is lacking in EV uptake The UK now at high risk of staying far behind in the global electric vehicle (EV) uptake by 2030. This statement is one of the findings of a recent report published by the clean transport campaign group Transport & Environment, which have made the estimation that the UK…
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Try electric then GO ELECTRIC

Try electric then GO ELECTRIC A brand new £2.3 million scheme has been put in place in Coventry, that will allow businesses to try electric vehicles (EVs) for a period of up to two month for free, to hopefully encourage them to make the change. The new initiative, which is part of a partnership between…
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Putting your mail on charge

Have you ever thought about the carbon footprinnt being left by the delivery of your mail. The Royal Mail is going to change all of that. The Royal Mail have recently announced that they are going to make an addition of 3,000 (EV’s) electric vehicles to its fleet. This means that that they are adding…
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Drax’s switch for SES Water cuts emissions

Drax’s switch for SES Water cuts emissions SES Water has recently invested in 16 brand new charging ports and have switched 10 of its 120 diesel vans to electric vehicles (EV’s). This is only an initial investment wih further plans to switch to EV’s in the bid to lower the carbon footprint. This initial investment…
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Ofgem £300m investment for EV change

Ofgem £300m investment for EV change With a £300m investment into the switching of Electric vehicles, has Britain got enough charge to make the big switch? With an investment aimed to be delivered within the next two years, Britain looks to accelerate its efforts in the manufacturing of the infrastructure needed to ready itself for…
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Half of EVs still eligible for Plug-in Car Grant

Half of EVs still eligible for Plug-in Car Grant: In March this year, the government reduced the Plug-in Car Grant by £500 to £2,500 for cars priced £35,000 (previously £50,000). However, despite the cut to the Plug-in Car Grant by the government, more than half of the current electric vehicle (EV) models are still eligible…
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