UK Power Networks providing new grid connection for Moto Medway charging stations

Electricity network operator UK Power Networks is upgrading power capacity for new electric vehicle charging stations – including GRIDSERVE’s high-power chargers – at Moto Medway services, near J4 of the M2 in Kent.

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Digital communications upgrade will support adoption of increased number of EVs connecting to energy network

New digital communications systems installed by UK Power Networks will support electricity network resilience and also enable the DNO (distribution network operator) to connect more smart flexibility services and electric vehicles to its network in the future.

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New ‘Powerlimit’ tech unlocks the potential of Vehicle-to-Grid

Octopus Electric Vehicles, alongside UK Power Networks and G99 Professional Services, have announced the integration of a UK-first device that unlocks the power of Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) technology and allows for more renewable energy to be connected to the grid.

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Most disabled drivers plan to make switch to EVs

Research carried out by UK Power Networks and the charity Motability shows that more than two thirds of disabled drivers plan to make the switch to an electric vehicle in the next decade – but the lack of accessible charging infrastructure is seen as a main barrier stopping them from getting an EV.

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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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Working ‘smart’ to deliver net zero

The UK faces a huge challenge to deliver Net Zero fast, and utility firms play a critical role in making that transition possible while keeping energy bills down. At UK Power Networks, technology experts are working on a range of ‘smart’ innovations so that more people can connect low carbon technologies like electric vehicle chargers and heat pumps. Peter Lang, senior technology transfer engineer reveals one clever project which will help make sure nobody is left behind in the energy transition. 

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