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West Sussex Chargepoint Network awarded £1.8million funding

Government funding of up to £1.8million has been awarded to the West Sussex Chargepoint Network, which is providing electric vehicle (EV) chargepoints for residents in areas which have no off-street parking. The award is to part-fund up to 450 on-street chargepoints and 100 in public car parks. The remaining installation costs will be covered by […]

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Councils to install over 16,500 EV charging points in next year

Data released by British Gas shows that councils are planning to install more than 16,500 electric vehicle (EV) charging points over the next 12 months. The research, uncovered by British Gas under a Freedom of Information request to more than 400 UK councils – of which 195 responded to all questions asked – revealed that […]

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Shropshire awarded funds for on-street EV charging points

Shropshire Council has been awarded government funding to install more on-street electric vehicle charging points. A total of £902,940 has been awarded by the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles, with support of the Energy Saving Trust, to enable the installation of on-street charge points for local residents wishing to charge their plug-in electric vehicles. The […]

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Amazon to more than double its electric fleet in Europe

Amazon has announced plans to invest more than €1 billion over the next five years to further electrify and decarbonise its transportation network across Europe. Thousands of new electric vehicles will more than double the size of its European zero-emission fleet—bringing it to at least 10,000 electric delivery vans and more than 1,500 electric heavy […]

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SMS launches EV infrastructure solution

SMS plc has launched an end-to-end electric vehicle chargepoint infrastructure solution for businesses looking to invest in and monetise EV chargepoint assets. The service offers a full life cycle proposition, from initial consultancy and design of electrical infrastructure, through to technology procurement, installation, and ongoing operation and maintenance. SMS will deliver its managed chargepoint solutions […]

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Mitie to increase EV charging and solar at DWP offices

Mitie has extended contracts with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) for one year, which will include sustainability projects. The FM contract extension will see Mitie continue to provide services including engineering, maintenance and cleaning to 1,000 DWP sites nationwide, as it has for five years, with an increased focus on both technology and […]

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Solihull Council reveals EV plans

Solihull Council has shared its latest EV action plan, to accompany the EV strategy which is updated every two years. The new EV Action Plan was approved earlier this week and identifies targets in seven key areas where the council has direct influence, or at least some influence. These include; charging infrastructure, council operations and […]

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Energy Saving Trust relaunches Clean Van Commitment

Energy Saving Trust (EST) has relaunched the pledge for fleet operators –  the Clean Van Commitment (CVC). EST is administering the CVC, offering support to companies who commit to switching their petrol and diesel vans to electric by 2027 for those that are 3.5 tons and under, and by 2032 for those that are over […]

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Integrating EV charging into a wider BMS

Ahead of next week’s elemental digital festival on integrated EV infrastructure, we spoke to Amit Chopra about Schneider Electric‘s EcoStruxure. Can you explain what EcoStruxure is and how it might be used by someone installing and managing EV charging at a building (or portfolio of buildings)? The transition to electric mobility will impact the energy […]

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