EV Charging

Microwave and heat pump combination offer energy breakthrough for EVs

Researchers from the University of Birmingham are looking to patent a an energy storage system to stop the AC draining the batteries of EVs – which can reduce the driving range by as much as 40%.

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Compleo launch offers greater flexibility for EV charging

EV charging manufacturer Compleo has launched the eTower 200, which it hopes will offer greater flexibility and increased charging uptimes for the UK’s charge point operator (CPO) network.

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Sainsbury’s launches EV charging business

Sainsbury’s has launched Smart Charge, a dedicated EV charging business that will give drivers access to ultra-rapid EV charging points across its stores.

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BT Group powers up EV charger repurposed from street cabinet

Etc., the startup and digital incubation arm at BT Group, has revealed that it will power up its first EV charging unit built from a street cabinet traditionally used to store broadband and phone cabling.

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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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£1.3m project uses EV chargers to manage grid demand

A consortium of British companies has secured £1.3 million in government funding to explore how electricity stored in EV batteries can be used to smooth out peaks in supply and demand on the electricity grid.

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Jumptech and ev.energy partner to simplify EV charging

ev.energy is partnering with Jumptech to accelerate the deployment of intelligent, compliant EV hardware throughout the UK. The partnership will focus on several key dimensions: Educational initiatives for installers and end-users. The alliance will illuminate the benefits of smart EV chargers, empowering installers and end-users with knowledge and tools to maximise efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Expansion […]

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Majority of van fleets would consider shared charging infrastructure

A new national charging map will be revealed later this year, showing where new infrastructure is most desperately needed for van operators.

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Google launches clean energy search features

Google has launched two new search features based on the International Energy Agency’s data, analysis, and guidance. The first feature is a fuel cost calculator that provides users with an estimate of an electric or traditional vehicle’s yearly cost of ownership based on its energy consumption. The tool, which appears alongside organic search results when […]

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Cenex partners with Zapmap on EV charging project

Cenex and Zapmap have joined forces to help councils access information on EV chargepoints. Cenex’s National EV Insight and Support (NEVIS) service was launched one year ago, and nearly 300 organisations have registered to access independent, up-to-date information about electric vehicles and EV infrastructure (EVI). This includes more than 220 local authorities who can now […]

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Manchester sparks search for city-wide chargepoint operator

Manchester City Council says it is ‘gearing up’ to begin a search for a charge point operator to supply, install and manage up to 200 connectors over the next two years.

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EasyGo to expand rapid EV charge network in Northern Ireland

Ulster University and East Border Region have announced the appointment of EasyGo to install and operate 24 rapid EV chargers around the Belfast region

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