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Nov 17, 2019 - 07:49 pm

NHS Scotland to add 112 electric vehicles

NHS Scotland has been granted £1.36 million of available support through the Transport Scotland Switched on Fleets Fund for 112 new electric cars. The Scottish health service may thus increase the number of EVs by 80%.

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Oct 28, 2019 - 05:08 pm

Lidl installs fast-chargers across UK stores

Lidl has announced that it will install fast chargers at over 300 stores in the UK over the next three years. New branches will only be built with charging stations, and existing stores will also be retrofitted.

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Oct 21, 2019 - 02:39 pm

Ionity launches first Scottish HPC parks

Ionity is pushing ahead with the expansion of its high power chargers (HPC) with new locations. In Gretna Green, Scotland, the first of six planned Ionity sites in the country has now been connected to the grid. Construction of new Ionity charging sites is also progressing in the rest of Europe.

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Oct 9, 2019 - 11:37 pm

Glasgow Airport introduces electric buses

Glasgow has introduced a three-strong fleet of battery-electric buses for its carpark operations and claims this a first in the UK. Built in Scotland by Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) and BYD, it is the new Enviro200EV model’s Scottish debut.

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Sep 23, 2019 - 04:41 pm

Scottish e-bike grants show effects

The Scottish eBike Grant Fund has first results and says it enabled the purchase over 100 e-bikes to 19 organisations across Scotland for 2019/20. Over £273,000 has been granted by the Government so far, with additional grants expected to come through before the end of the year.

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Aug 19, 2019 - 04:13 pm

LEVC and EO Charging join forces in Scotland

EO Charging, a UK charger manufacturer, has been selected as the London EV Company’s (LEVC) official charging partner in Scotland. EO will supply and install ‘smart’ home charging points across the country.

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Jul 24, 2019 - 02:20 pm

Aberdeen orders another 15 hydrogen buses

The Scottish city of Aberdeen is procuring 15 more fuel cell buses. They have been ordered from the Northern Irish manufacturer Wrightbus, and Ballard Power Systems is supplying the fuel cell technology.

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Jul 23, 2019 - 12:17 pm

“Weeds growing up around” Angus Council EVs

It was recently revealed that Scotland’s Angus Council is not using their publicly funded electric vehicles. Two only covered 20 miles each since March, while one vehicle only drove five miles since the end of April.

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Jun 25, 2019 - 03:44 pm

Scotland sets aside £20 million for EV funding

The Scottish government has announced a fund of more than £20 million to boost the number of EVs in Scotland. The money will go to several local authorities to help fund charging points as well as new electric vehicles.

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Mar 9, 2019 - 09:32 pm

Edinburgh kicks-off on-street charging network plan

In Scotland, Edinburgh City Council has given the green light for a plan to build 66 on-street EV charging points in 14 hubs across the city by 2020. This is only the first phase of what is called the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Business Case.

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Feb 27, 2019 - 03:23 pm

UK: ScottishPower to install strategic charging stations

Scotland’s utility ScottishPower wants to install rapid charging stations for electric cars “at strategically important locations throughout the UK”. The announcement is part of ScottishPower’s investment plan for its very own energy turnaround.

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Feb 11, 2019 - 05:57 pm

Scotland funds e-bikes with half a million pounds

The Scottish government is serving the second round of its eBike Grant Fund designed to help organisations, universities and communities to purchase e-bikes. A total of £462,000 (526,925 euros) will go into buying new e-bikes, including electric cargo bikes.

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Sep 16, 2018 - 05:13 pm

Project Esprit bets on compact mini EV

As part of the EU funded project Esprit in Scotland (Easily Distributed Personal Rapid Transit) a compact, space-saving sharing system was developed with small EVs designed for short rides in heavily frequented areas.

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Sep 4, 2018 - 05:46 pm

Scotland mobilises millions for e-mobility

The Scottish government has several e-mobility investments coming up: 15 million pounds (€16.6 million euros) will be invested into the set up of 1,500 new charging locations, and a subsidy of 1.7 million pounds (€1.9 million) will support the acquisition of more than 100 new “green” buses.

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Jun 21, 2018 - 12:18 pm

Scotland: Ever more money to switch to electric cars

The Scottish government has increased funding to programmes that bring them closer to their goal to finish all sales of combustion engine vehicles by 2032. Hence the budget for the Low Carbon Transport Loan has risen from £8m to £20m for 2018/19 with new schemes being introduced.

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Jun 20, 2018 - 02:18 pm

Scotland to build first sea-going hydrogen ferry

Scotland’s Ferguson Shipbuilders have managed to secure funding through the EU project HySeas III. With partners such as the Ballard or DLR and from different European countries they will build the world’s first sea going ferry running on fuel cells powered by hydrogen from renewables.

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Mar 24, 2018 - 11:15 pm

Scottish petrol stations turn EV charging sites

The ChargePlace Scotland network is growing as eVolt UK installs two of its new rapid charging units at two petrol stations by Euro Garages. Further units may be added in the future depending on how demand develops.

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Mar 8, 2018 - 02:35 pm

Scotland to phase out ICEs in favour of plug-in cars

Scotland’s national transport agency publishes specifications regarding the country’s plan to phase out the need for combustion-powered cars by 2032. In September it was Nicola Sturgeon, head of the Scottish government, who announced this ambition.

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Sep 13, 2017 - 07:38 am

Germany, Hamburg, Scotland, British Telecom, Korea.

Germany turns to Japan to get its fix on fuel cell vehicles, namely 185 Toyota Mirai, that are co-funded with 3.2m euros through the NIP fund. The first hydrogen cars from the so-called ZeroE project will reportedly be deployed in Hamburg’s new CleverShuttle programme. The destination of the remaining 165 Mirai has yet to be disclosed.
now-gmbh.de

Hamburgs seems savvy when it comes to funding for e-mobility initiatives. A new scheme called Efficiency Hamburg, wants to populate the port town with 500 plug-in vehicles, cars and vans alike. Businesses and the authorities can register with Alphabet to receive funding from a total of 1.5m euros.
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On track to electrification: Scotland’s biggest train stations will soon offer EV charging. The first 4 of a total of 100 charging points have been installed with Uphall, Bathgate, East Kilbride and Johnstone already live. They are free to use but require a ChargePlace Scotland card to activate the device.
pressandjournal.co.uk, eveningtimes.co.uk

BT to electrify fleet: British Telecom has announced plans to exchange most of its cars with electric or hybrid ones but wants to switch gradually all throughout 2030. It’s UK fleet entails about 30,000 vehicles.
businessgreen.com

Korea is almost California: The Korea Expressway Corporation will halve the road toll for electric vehicles and fuel cell cars on expressways across the country by next Monday. The discount is valid until 2020 and an extension depends on the number of eco-friendly cars by then.
kbs.co.kr

Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/02/20/scottish-region-to-get-5-x-current-charging-points/
20.02.2020 18:19