UK EV Charging

BP Chargemaster rolls out first of 400 ultra-fast chargers across UK

BP Chargemaster’s first UK electric vehicle (EV) ultra-fast charging points at it’s Cranford forecourt, part of an initiative to install 400 such sites across the United Kingdom, expected to be completed by the end of 2021.
Monarch Partnership

UK initiative offers businesses free solar self-generation – with a catch

Monarch Partnership is offering UK organisations and businesses free solar panels as part of a new scheme to feed prosumer-generated grid supply.
Ofgem diversity

Ofgem commits to 50% female workforce by 2025

UK energy regulator Ofgem has made a commitment to diversity, and will ensure that 50% of workforce, at all levels, will be female by 2025, and is calling on other UK businesses to follow suit.
Energy Emergency Committee

UK Energy Emergencies Committee, Minister Leadsom start investigation

UK Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom has laid out the breadth of the state’s investigation into the blackout on Friday the 9th of August that left almost a million homes in England and Wales without power during peak commuting time, and for up to nine hours.
UK energy price

UK: Domestic energy prices have tripled in the last 20 years

That’s according to UK-based price comparison service Compare The Market, which says the average cost of electricity has increased by 193%, whilst domestic gas is up by 221%.
UK blackout

UK’s National Grid responds after blackout

The group CEO of the UK's grid operator, National Grid has insisted that the state has one of the world’s most reliable energy networks, and that he was not on holiday during the blackout on Friday 9 August that left 900.000 people without electricity.

Macquarie buys stake in UK wind farm for £1.7bn

Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) has entered into an agreement, to acquire a 40% stake in the East Anglia ONE (EA1) offshore wind farm from ScottishPower Renewables (UK) Limited, a subsidiary company of the Iberdrola group.
New York State

UK government to double funding for residential EV charging

The country’s transport secretary, Grant Shapps, has announced an additional £2.5 million in funding towards the installation of EV charging infrastructure.
Helsinki

Finnish capital launches world’s first online service to address climate change

Helsinki has launched an online service to provide residents with tips on how to make more sustainable lifestyle and business decisions.
climate emergency

UK’s Local Government Association declares climate emergency

'We know what needs to be done, so now we just must get on with it,' declared Doina Cornell, leader of Stroud Council and co-chair of the newly-launched climate emergency network.

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