Tag: London

Nov 25, 2020 - 09:39 pm

SmartSTEP: smart charging trial enters new phase

Energy consultancy Element Energy is to lead a government-funded consortium to deliver new on-street charging infrastructure enabled by smart meters. The consortium includes Trojan Energy, Octopus Energy, and Landis+Gyr, a provider of energy management solutions.

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Nov 12, 2020 - 07:41 pm

Greenpeace asks Boris Johnson to quit playing around

Greenpeace activists showed that protest is possible even in times of social distancing with an unusual move in London. They steered two remote-controlled electric toy cars to the seat of government at 10 Downing Street to deliver their message.

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Nov 2, 2020 - 02:06 pm

London borough prepares for fleet electrification

The Council of the North London borough Islington has received its first six Renault Zoe. The arrival of the new vehicles also coincides with the upgrade of its fleet charging infrastructure. The rest of the 500 vehicle fleet is to follow in further electrification efforts.

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Sep 30, 2020 - 06:10 pm

Total take on the Source London charging network

Total is set to take over operation of London’s oldest electric vehicle charging network Source London as the petrol-chemical company announced the acquisition of Bolloré’s Blue Point London today. The transaction is to be completed by year’s end.

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Aug 27, 2020 - 05:47 pm

Hidden kerbside EV charging by Trojan Energy in London

Startup company Trojan Energy is trialling electric vehicle chargers that are only visible when a car is charging. The Subsurface Technology for Electric Pathways (STEP) project will see 200 kerbside chargers installed across the London boroughs of Brent and Camden.

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Aug 13, 2020 - 01:47 pm

V2G electric bus project takes off in London

A large vehicle-to-grid project with electric buses has now been launched at a bus depot in North London. The Bus2Grid project is testing V2G systems with an initial 28 electric double-decker buses with which more than 1 MW of energy can be fed back into the grid.

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Aug 10, 2020 - 05:19 pm

BMW sets up eDrive zones in the UK

BMW’s eDrive zone technology is being introduced in the UK to ensure that their plug-in hybrid cars stay clean in London’s Ultra Low Emissions Zones. The zones have been launched in Birmingham and London so far, and can be downloaded via an over-the-air software update.

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Jul 7, 2020 - 09:51 pm

Jump e-bikes return to London via Lime

Jump’s bright red e-bikes return. The new owner Lime was last caught scrapping many of the electric bikes after taking over the service from Uber. London is now the first city in Europe where e-bikes are making a comeback, and more cities are to follow. + + Kindly see our update below + +

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Jun 17, 2020 - 12:18 pm

UK has double the EV chargers over fuel pumps

According to official figures, there were just under 18,000 public charging points in the UK on 1 April 2020. This means that there are now more than twice as many charging facilities for electric cars on the island as there are petrol stations (just over 8,000).

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Jun 5, 2020 - 03:12 pm

London & Regensburg home to new electric trucks

Electric trucks are becoming a reality as two real-life trials progress in the UK and Germany. At Infineon’s Regensburg site, a purely electric truck now made it into regular operation after two weeks of successful testing. Daimler has also delivered another Fuso eCanter in London – for a special purpose.

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May 17, 2020 - 04:42 pm

London slowly reopens with increase in Congestion Charge

The British capital unlocks as TfL resumes service on most London Underground lines. The opening goes hand in hand with the Mayor reintroducing the Congestion Charge and ULEZ. Both had been suspended during the Covid-19 lockdown to enable key workers to travel freely.

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Mar 30, 2020 - 12:38 pm

From intense speed to intensive care

Formula E and the FIA recently announced that the 2019/20 season will be completely suspended for at least two months due to the Covid 19 pandemic. The season finale of the E racing series is still planned for London’s ExCeL venue in July, but medical usage may prove more prudent.

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Mar 23, 2020 - 02:41 pm

London suspends road tolls during pandemic

London is suspending all road tolls from today to ensure that all employees in “critical professions” can move freely in the face of the coronavirus pandemic and amidst resulting tube suspensions. The city will not enforce the congestion charge and ULEZ until further notice.

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Feb 20, 2020 - 09:57 pm

London opens all-electric double-deck bus route 94

London now got its third all-electric double-deck bus line on route 94, running between Acton Green and Piccadilly Circus. The electrification of route 94 brings the current total of electric double-deck buses in the capital to 280.

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Feb 19, 2020 - 03:11 pm

Hackney to install 182 charging points this year

The London Borough of Hackney announced plans to construct an additional 182 electric vehicle charging points over the course of this year. At the same time, the Council is launching a feasibility study into the rapid expansion of charging infrastructure in the borough.

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Jan 23, 2020 - 02:49 pm

London doubles scrapping premium

In order to accelerate the switch to electric vehicles, London is doubling the scrapping premium for old vans with combustion engines to £7,000 (around 8,288 euros). Those who switch to an electric transporter even receive 9,500 pounds (approximately 11,248 euros) from the city.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/11/26/siemens-delivers-electric-bus-chargers-to-london/
26.11.2020 17:48