Electric Cars

Environment Agency ‘puts climate change first’ but just 1.8% of vehicles fully electric

By |2020-09-02T15:23:01+00:00September 8th, 2020|Electric Cars, News|

THE Government agency tasked with improving Britain's environment has admitted running a fleet of nearly 3,000 diesel cars and vans. The Environment Agency - which claims to put the climate emergency "at the heart of everything we do" - has just 94 pure electric vehicles among its 5,000-plus vans, cars, 4x4s and HGVs. The quango's

EVgo adding 14 battery storage systems to spur EV fast charger deployment

By |2019-04-29T20:18:59+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Battery Storage, Electric Cars, Energy and Climate Change, News, Solar and Battery|

Dive Brief: EVgo said April 11 it has completed or has in construction 14 battery storage systems at 11 fast charging stations. The company calls it the largest deployment of battery storage systems at public fast charging stations in the nation. The storage systems will help overcome some of challenges inhibiting fast charging deployment, including

Ban cars outside UK schools to tackle air pollution, teachers say

By |2019-04-29T15:42:58+00:00March 31st, 2019|Electric Cars, Electric Vehicles, Energy and Climate Change, News, Pollution|

Government must take urgent action to improve air quality around schools, report finds Nearly two-thirds of teachers would support car-free roads outside schools during drop-off and pickup times, while more than half want the government to take urgent action to improve air quality outside schools, a survey suggests. The study, in which 840 people in

ScottishPower launches ‘game changer’ EV tariff

By |2019-10-09T10:01:13+00:00February 7th, 2019|Electric Cars, Electric Vehicles, News, Reviews, Solar and Battery|

ScottishPower has become the latest utility to launch an exclusive EV tariff, proposing to slash the cost of charging an electric vehicle.The power firm’s new EV tariff, dubbed SmartPower Green EV, is designed to allow consumers to charge their electric vehicles outside of peak hours – typically between midnight and 5am – which can deliver

Government must be more ambitious on EVs, bring forward conventional vehicle phase-out

By |2019-03-27T11:01:44+00:00October 19th, 2018|Electric Cars, News, Reviews, Solar and Battery, Uncategorized|

Committee on Climate Change (CCC) chair Lord Deben has this week urged the government to be more ambitious on electric vehicles as a matter of urgency and, crucially, bring forward the proposed phase-out of conventional vehicle by five years.However his words may have fallen on deaf ears with the Department for Transport having yesterday announced

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