Spending on EV infrastructure must be focused on deprived and rural communities, report states

A report commissioned by Liberty Charge shows that public spending on electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure must focus on Britain’s deprived and rural communities, otherwise the Government may fail to meet both its ambition of at least 300,000 charge points by 2030, and achieve its social levelling-up agenda.

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Winners of the HySupply 2 competition to receive government funding

The funding has been awarded to 28 projects across the UK, including Scotland, Wales and the north of England and working across a range of different sectors and technologies through the Low Carbon Hydrogen Supply 2 (HySupply 2) competition.

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Local authorities and EV charging: less competition, more provision

UK100’s Assistant Chief Executive Jason Torrance, and a member of the Transport + Energy editorial board, reflects on the Government’s newly announced £450m Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (LEVI) Fund.

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Britishvolt’s Gigaplant praised by Boris Johnson during Prime Minister’s Questions

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has praised Britishvolt’s work to deliver a Gigaplant that will eventually produce enough low carbon, sustainable battery cells for over 300,000 electric vehicle battery packs per year. 

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Transport Committee calls for urgent progress to be made on road pricing

The Transport Select Committee has called for urgent progress to be made on the future of road pricing and says that zero emission vehicles should not mean zero tax revenue – otherwise the Treasury could face a £35 billion fiscal black hole.

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Britishvolt’s Gigaplant receives Government backing

Battery cell technology and R&D company Britishvolt has received Government backing to power ahead with plans for a full-scale electric-vehicle (EV) Gigaplant in Northumberland with support coming through its Automotive Transformation Fund, delivered by the Advanced Propulsion Centre.

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