EV infrastructure

Spain EV Charging

Supercharging the expansion of Spain’s EV charging grid

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Spanish utility Endesa are collaborating to expand the EV charging grid and electric mobility in Spain.
commercial ev

British Gas places ‘largest UK commercial EV order’ to-date

British Gas has announced what it says is the largest UK commercial electric vehicle (EV) order to-date, purchasing 1,000 new all-electric Vivaro-electric vans from Vauxhall.
Zimbabwe electric vehicles

EV taxi service and charging network launched in Zimbabwe

VAYA Africa, a Mauritius-registered Transportation as a Service (TaaS) company, has launched an electric vehicle (EV) service in Zimbabwe as part of the company’s pan-African rollout strategy.
EV adoption plan

French president announces sweeping e-mobility transition plan

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced a commitment to deploy 100,000 new charging points throughout the country by 2021, a year ahead of the previous target, along with an increased subsidy for EV purchasers, and an accelerated commitment to clean transportation as part of an €8 billion stimulus package.
DISTRIBUTECH abstracts

DISTRIBUTECH International – Call for abstracts is open

Clarion Energy is pleased to announce that the DISTRIBUTECH International 2021 call for abstracts is now open. The tracks have been named, the focus has been decided and the organisers are ready to begin setting the educational agenda for the event.
Electric vehicles south africa

What’s putting the brakes on EV adoption in South Africa?

South Africa is lagging behind global sales of electric vehicles (EVs), which were projected to reach five million in 2019. To keep up to speed with South Africa’s plans for this evolving market, Nicolette Pombo van Zyl gathered industry experts to discuss decarbonising the transport sector through EV adoption. Here’s what transpired.
Fleet electrification

AI tech to drive electrification for global fleet operators

The EV Fleet-Centred Local Energy Systems (EFLES) project is aimed at optimising logistics companies’ growing electric vehicle (EV) fleets and demonstrating how smart charging can incentivise large fleet operators to go electric.
UK EV

Norway’s Statkraft acquires Vattenfall’s UK EV business

Europe's largest producer of renewable energy, Statkraft has acquired fellow Scandinavian giant Vattenfall's UK electric vehicle (EV) business via another recent UK EV business acquisition, Gronn Kontakt UK Ltd.
London EV charging

Eddy Grant step aside – Siemens opens real “Electric Avenue”

Siemens has unveiled the UK’s first avenue, which is over half a mile in length, that has been fully converted to cater for electric vehicle (EV) charging, coined ‘Electric Avenue, W9’.
Pod Point

EDF makes largest EV investment with Pod Point acquisition

EDF has acquired a majority stake in UK electric vehicle charging company Pod Point.

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