£4.5million to fund electric car charge point unused by U.K. councils

£4.5million to fund electric car charge point unused by U.K. councils

The U.K. Government has urged local authorities to take advantage of the £4.5 million pot of cash available to fund the installation of electric car charge points. In 2016 the Department for Transport launched the On-Street Residential Chargepoint Scheme, offering...
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Investing in the future: Fastned raises €12.3m to expand electric car charging network

Investing in the future: Fastned raises €12.3m to expand electric car charging network

Fastned has in just 10 days managed to raise €12.3 million to aid expansion of their electric car charging stations in the Netherlands, Germany other European countries. Investors could subscribe to a bond issue between Tuesday 28 November and Tuesday...
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230 new electric car charge points to arrive in Nottinghamshire

230 new electric car charge points to arrive in Nottinghamshire

Around 230 new electric car charging points are set to be installed in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire and Derby over the next three years as a scheme to expand the charge point network gets under way. Charge point manufacturer and operator Chargemaster...
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Staffordshire shopping centre adds electric car charging

Staffordshire shopping centre adds electric car charging

The Octagon Shopping Centre will be the location for the first electric vehicle charging points in Burton Town Centre, with two points installed and fully operational now. Electric vehicle drivers will be able to charge their cars in the centre’s...
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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 Motoro...
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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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