Aug 3, 2015 - 08:20 am

Electricity Supply Board, BYD, China, Northamptonshire Healthcare, NRG EVgo.

Change of charge: Electricity Supply Board (ESB) now controls all EV charge points in Ireland, including the 334 public charge points in Northern Ireland. The move thus unites the network’s servicing in both parts of the island.

Electric bus arrives: Hong Kong received the first of five electric buses by BYD that it had already ordered last August. The single-deck K9R can transport about 70 passengers for about 250 kilometres. It will first be tested before going into service probably later this year.

China charging: The expressways in Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei province will be equipped with charging stations. The chargers will connect the so-called Jingjinji region and be installed about every 50 kilometres. More stations will be added along other routes over the next two years.

Healthy transport: Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust will make make a carsharing scheme with six electric cars available to the public and staff at Berrywood Hospital in Dunston, Campbell House in Northampton and St. Mary’s Hospital though the E-Car-Club.

Shop & Charge: NRG EVgo installed new EV fast-charging Freedom Stations at two malls in Marlborough, Massachusetts. Owner Simon Malls says that now 12 of their malls in Massachusetts and New Hampshire are equipped with the stations.

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