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Northern Powergrid takes action to support electric vehicles

Northern Powergrid, the electricity distribution business for North East England, Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire, has revealed the steps it is taking to support the electrification of transport in its region.

BP and M&S signs together on forecourt

Planned BP M&S Simply Food site includes rapid charging facilities

Proposals for a new BP and M&S Simply Food development in Cornwall include infrastructure for major electric vehicle charging facilities.

Government increases funding for on-street EV charging

Additional funding of £2.5m to provide more charge points for electric vehicles (EVs) has been announced by the transport secretary Grant Shapps.

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No case for largest EV chargers warns industry expert

There is no need or commercial case for the largest electric vehicle (EV) chargers that are being proposed, according to an expert in the car charging industry.

Car using Instavolt charger

Instavolt hits 400 landmark with latest rapid charger installation

InstaVolt has begun construction of its 400th rapid charger, which it claims makes it the UK’s largest owner-operated network of rapid electric vehicle chargers in the UK.

Using a Franklin Energy charger

Franklin Energy secures DfT funding for on-street chargers

Franklin Energy has secured £1.7m of funding from Innovate UK under the Department for Transport’s latest drive to improve on-street electrical vehicle (EV) charging.

electric chargers at Bryn Elltyd Eco Guest House, Snowdonia
Electric chargers at Bryn Elltyd Eco Guest House, Snowdonia
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Go Ultra Low highlights extent of UK charging network

Go Ultra Low, the joint Government and car industry campaign to encourage motorists to switch to an electric vehicle (EV), is launching a campaign to change perceptions about the extent of the UK’s EV charging network.

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Shortage of facilities blamed for risky charging practices

A majority of EV users who responded to a survey have admitted they have charged dangerously, and blamed it on an absence of local public charging points.

Fastned's Sunderland charging station

350kW fast charging station opens in Sunderland

Fastned, an electric vehicle charging company which is building a European network of fast charging stations, has opened its first fast charging station in the UK.

Simulation of an Electric Forecourts site
Simulation of an Electric Forecourts site
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Gridserve unveils plans for 100 large-scale charging sites

Gridserve has announced plans to build a UK-wide network of more than 100 Electric Forecourts designed specifically for the needs of electric vehicle (EV) drivers, delivering convenient, ultra-fast, low-cost charging for all types of EVs.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 2 September 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East132.3563.90140.80128.93
East Midlands132.1271.23141.73128.82
London131.70142.12129.26
North East130.66140.60128.17
North West131.39140.18128.47
Northern Ireland129.03134.10126.35
Scotland131.70139.60128.79
South East132.7358.90141.28129.68
South West131.9563.90140.12128.70
Wales130.9855.70137.19127.82
West Midlands131.6066.90140.32129.05
Yorkshire & Humber131.2384.90140.57128.52

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