Jan 28, 2023 - 12:53 pm
National Express to procure 300 electric buses for West Midlands
The English bus operator National Express West Midlands is investing 150 million pounds in 300 electric buses to be delivered and deployed in the West Midlands by the end of December 2024. This means that more than a third of the operator’s fleet will be emission-free by that time.
Jan 11, 2022 - 01:11 pm
Veolia to build battery recycling plant in the UK
The French waste management company Veolia has announced its first electric vehicle battery recycling plant in the UK. The factory in Minworth in the West Midlands is to have enough capacity to process 20% of the UK’s end of life electric vehicle batteries by 2024.
Sep 14, 2021 - 02:10 pm
Swarco UK expands EV charging infrastructure in Solihull
Solihull Council, a town in the West Midlands, England, has partnered with Swarco Smart Charging to help expand the borough’s EV charging network. Swarco has recently installed 23 charge points and switched to provide EV charging at 56 public parking bays across Solihull.
Jul 22, 2021 - 11:56 am
UK: Pivot Power & Wärtsilä install new Energy Superhubs
UK-based Pivot Power has announced a deal with technology company Wärtsilä to deliver two new grid-scale battery storage facilities in the West Midlands. The so-called Energy Superhubs at Coventry and Sandwell will each provide 100MW of battery storage and high power charging facilities.