electric

Octopus launches vehicle-to-grid tariff

Octopus Energy has launched a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) tariff – Octopus Power Pack – which guarantees free charging for drivers.

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Survey finds majority of construction sites ready for electric tools

DEWALT conducted a survey of construction industry professionals, including decision makers and skilled end users, which found that 89% of construction professionals are confident that their sites are adequately fitted for the transition to fully electric-powered tools.

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Heat Pump Association proposes energy bill discount for heat pump users

The Heat Pump Association (HPA) has published its latest research on options for overcoming the impact of Environmental and Social Obligations on the domestic heating market.

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Utilita Energy customers to know running costs for each electrical appliance

Utilita Energy has announced the rollout of new energy intelligence feature My Energy, which gives households a detailed breakdown of what each electrical appliance costs to run.

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UK’s ZEV mandate comes into force

The zero emission vehicle (ZEV) mandate – the government’s pathway towards all new cars and vans being zero emission by 2035 – is now law.

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BEAMA calls on government to collaborate more with net zero supply chain

BEAMA launched its Net Zero by Industry campaign at its annual conference this week.

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BEDEO calls for fleet retrofit subsidy

Research from BEDEO, the electric vehicle supplier and manufacturer, has found that one fifth (20%) of fleet managers would choose to retrofit, rather than replace, their existing commercial vehicles to decarbonise. The research also found that if this 20% of the UK’s large van fleet (approximately 150,000 vehicles) were to be retrofitted rather than replaced, […]

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“Data centre boilers” to be used in low-carbon project

A UK Power Networks-led project will see a range of innovative technologies aiming to help low-income households in Essex in the transition to net zero. UKPN’s SHIELD (Smart Heat and Intelligent Energy in Low-Income Districts) initiative aims to change the current approach to decarbonising heat and energy in consumers’ homes to make it more inclusive, […]

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Scottish government unveils “ideal” public EV charging offering

The Scottish government has published its Vision for Scotland’s Public Electric Vehicle Charging Network. The publication comes as a new study shows that uptake of electric vehicles in Scotland could be up to 16% higher than UK government statistics suggest. It sets out what an ideal public charging offer for cars and vans in Scotland […]

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Electric Renault 5 to come with bidirectional charger

Renault has launched the future electric Renault 5 – its first car to come with a bidirectional on-board charger. The bidirectional charger, when combined with the Mobilize Powerbox bidirectional charging station and the Mobilize vehicle-to-grid (V2G) service, will mean drivers can cut electricity costs by selling power back to the grid. It also means that […]

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Compleo UK looking for maintenance partners for EV network

Compleo Charging Solutions UK has started a new tender process aimed at selecting maintenance partners for its extensive network of electric vehicle (EV) chargers across the UK & Ireland. Compleo is looking to grow its network of maintenance partners who between them can service and maintain over 2,000 commercial EV installations across the United Kingdom […]

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Addressing barriers to used EV market “could encourage 17m UK drivers to switch to electric”

The UK’s EV transition could be fast-tracked by more than a decade if steps are taken to improve consumer confidence in the second-hand EV market, according to the Green Finance Institute. The GFI’s report Used EV Market: The Key to Unlocking Net Zero concludes that EV uptake in the UK could increase by as much […]

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