Business park goes live with electric car charging

Business park goes live with electric car charging

Two state-of-the-art rapid electric vehicle (EV) chargers have gone live at a prestigious business park in Basingstoke. InstaVolt has installed the rapid chargers at Chineham Park, which is home to a swathe of innovative companies including Ericsson and Motorola. Tim...
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Fastned takes the frustration out of electric car charging

Fastned takes the frustration out of electric car charging

One frustration experienced by many electric car drivers is the need to have a membership card or an smart-phone app to start charging their car at public points. Fastned, the European Charge provider who are soon to arrive on U.K....
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Electric car charging to roll out to petrol stations

Electric car charging to roll out to petrol stations

Are petrol station forecourts soon to become the go to place to charge your electric car? Seems it little back-to-front doesn’t it. The UK’s 2nd largest independent petrol station operator, Motor Fuel Group have partnered with EV Charging provider, ChargeP...
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Peer-to-Peer EV charge booking service Chargie rebrands as Bookmycharge

Peer-to-Peer EV charge booking service Chargie rebrands as Bookmycharge

Today the peer-to-peer electric car charging service Chargie has relaunched under the new name – Bookmycharge. The start-up has changed its name due to it’s similarity to Chargy, a business which supplies councils with EV chargepoints for installat...
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Electric car cables explained

Electric car cables explained

Are you suffering from cable confusion, do you know your type 1 from your type 2? Here are main types of electric car charging cables: For home and public fast charging Use at home with a 3-pin plug or wall...
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British energy storage system could revolutionise the installation of electric car rapid chargers

British energy storage system could revolutionise the installation of electric car rapid chargers

A new energy storage system, utilising second-life electric car batteries from Renault could revolutionise time and costs needed to install electric car rapid chargers. Connected Energy, based in Newcastle upon Tyne and Renault have installed two rapid charge...
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Dundee electric car charging hub approved – opening by the end of the year

Dundee electric car charging hub approved – opening by the end of the year

A new hub for charging electric vehicles in Dundee has come a step closer after planners granted permission for the development. Solar canopies, charging points and electrical Infrastructure will be built at the site in Princes Street between Dens Street...
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The POLAR electric car charging network to be powered by 100% renewable energy

The POLAR electric car charging network to be powered by 100% renewable energy

From the 1st August, one of the UK’s largest electric car charging network, POLAR, which includes Charge Your Car sites, is switching to 100% renewable electricity. The electricity consumption of the POLAR network, operated by Chargemaster, will be certified...
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Smart Charging the key to the extra 18GW required for electric cars by 2050

Smart Charging the key to the extra 18GW required for electric cars by 2050

Electric vehicles could create an additional peak electricity demand of up to 18GW by 2050, equivalent to an additional 30 per cent on top of today’s peak demand of 60 GW, according to one scenario in National Grid’s recently published...
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Oxford City Council to install £500,000 of electric vehicle charging points for taxis

Oxford City Council to install £500,000 of electric vehicle charging points for taxis

Oxford City Council plans to install £500,000 of electric car charging points for taxis and to phase out older, high-emitting hackney cabs from the city in another effort to reduce air pollution. The City Council is working closely with COLTA...
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