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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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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Electric motoring

Evolution of electric motoring in rally sponsored by EDF

Evolution of electric motoring in rally sponsored by EDF: From the Sinclair C5 to the Jaguar i-Pace – The Big Lemon London to Brighton electric vehicle rally, proudly sponsored by EDF, is set to be a showcase of innovation across electric motoring and clean energy. Among the 27 entries received so far, in addition to…
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DNO flexibility

Demand for DNO flexibility services forecast to rise

Demand for DNO flexibility services forecast to rise: Cornwall Insight examines the Energy Network Association’s (ENA) forecast for Distribution Network Opeators (DNO) flexibility service procurement over the next 10 years. These latest forecasts show more than 1.3GW requirement across all services in DNO regions in 2021. The largest share of the requirement (636MW) is attributed…
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Demand for more charging infrastructure as EV ownership increases

More charging bases needed as EV owners increase

More charging bases needed as EV owners increase: Analysis by Cornwall Insight shows the number of public electric vehicle (EV) charge points per EV has fallen to its lowest level since 2018 (when Cornwall Insight records began). In fact, for every one EV in the UK, there are 0.28 public charge points. This decline is…
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Edinburgh sweeps forward with launch of new e-vehicle

Edinburgh sweeps forward with launch of new e-vehicle: The City of Edinburgh Council has presented a new all-electric vehicle (EV) that will accompany its fleet of street sweepers. The 15-tonne EV’s 200kWh battery can achieve an 8-hour sweeping shift & can be fully recharged inside of 5 hours. It is anticipated to produce only 39kg…
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Could COVID-19 positively impact future EV sales?

Could COVID-19 positively impact future EV sales?: Research into the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) vehicle registration data by Cornwall Insight shows Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) in 2020 have already grown 76.1% on the whole of 2019.   SMMT recorded the lowest September car sales this century at 328,041 vehicles, down 4.4% on…
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