Expanding Government’s Rapid Charging Fund would speed up decarbonisation of all road transport, analysis shows

A new report from National Grid delivered in partnership with the transport and freight industries shows that an expansion of the Government’s £950m Rapid Charging Fund (RCF) to cover all road transport could deliver enough capacity for on-route HGV charging and hydrogen re-fuelling at up to 78% of motorway service areas in England.

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Commercial transport industry takes next steps to decarbonisation at ITT Hub, 11th-12th May

Innovation and Technology in Transport Hub (ITT Hub) will be discussing the opportunity the commercial transport industry has to fully decarbonise with the support of new technology across two days, 11th-12th May, at Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre.

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ITT Hub 2022: Lorna McAtear, National Grid

Transport + Energy is carrying out a series of exclusive interviews with a number of guests appearing at this year’s ITT Hub event. This week, we catch up with Lorna McAtear – Fleet Manager at National Grid – who will be speaking in the Energy Theatre Hub.

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New Future System Operator (FSO) will strengthen resilience of Britain’s energy system

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has launched a new public body to boost energy resilience – with the Future System Operator (FSO) overseeing the energy network, supporting new technology and building security of supply.

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ITT Hub 2022: Paul Jewell, Western Power Distribution

Transport + Energy is carrying out a series of exclusive interviews with a number of guests appearing at this year’s ITT Hub event. This week, we catch up with Paul Jewell – System Development Manager at Western Power Distribution (WPD) – who will be speaking in the Energy Theatre Hub.

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NGET partners with UK universities to help deliver net zero

National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET) has signed innovation partnerships with six universities across the UK that will help decarbonise the electricity system in Great Britain and accelerate progress towards net zero.

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Energy sector responds to Government’s EV Infrastructure Strategy

Leading professionals from across the energy sector have given their reaction to the Government’s £1.6 billion Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy which includes plans to support the UK market to reach 300,000 public EV charge points by 2030. 

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SSEN reports that by 2050 networks must be ready for nearly six million EVs

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) Distribution has published detailed reports setting out regional scenario forecasts for the adoption of low carbon technologies (LCTs) up to 2050. Decarbonisation of heat and transport will be essential to meet national net zero targets and forecasts of future demand will help ensure the electricity network is ready.

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Talking Transport + Energy with National Grid and Britishvolt

A new conversational series designed to unite professionals from two vital sectors has been launched by Transport + Energy – with National Grid and Britishvolt taking part in episode 1. 

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