Talking Transport + Energy with REA and Elmtronics

Episode 2 of ‘Talking Transport + Energy’ sees professionals from the Association For Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) and Elmtronics (Mer) brought together for a conversation about the Government’s Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy, how to make EV charging a better experience, the changing role of grant funding, and how to ensure an equitable transition to EVs.

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EV Energy Taskforce report identifies five key ‘enabling conditions’ to help with rollout of charging infrastructure

A report published by the Electric Vehicle Energy Taskforce shows that the UK can deliver the tenfold increase in charge points needed to hit Net Zero but identifies five key ‘enabling conditions’ that must be met.
The Taskforce has calculated that the UK needs between 253,000 and 661,000 extra chargepoints by 2035 (with a central estimate of 490,000).

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REA welcomes Government backing for gigafactory

The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) has welcomed the Government’s in principle offer of funding for Britishvolt’s gigafactory in Blyth, Northumberland – and has called for others to receive backing.

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Industry reaction to PM’s announcement on EV charge points

The transport and energy sectors have welcomed the announcement that all new homes, and buildings such as workplaces and supermarkets, will be required to install electric vehicle charge points.

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COP26: Continuing the climate battle

Jacob Roberts, Transport Policy Manager at REA (the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology) and a Transport + Energy editorial board member, provides a personal view of his experiences at COP26 and reflects on a missed opportunity to change mobility behaviours. 

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REA report finds UK is in danger of not meeting decarbonisation targets

Urgent action is needed to increase grid flexibility otherwise the UK will risk missing its decarbonisation targets, according to the findings of a report carried out by the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA).

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