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World’s largest commercial EV project unveiled in the UK

EV rollout

‘Optimise Prime’ project takes 3,000 electric vehicles to the road to test the impacts of EV transition The world’s biggest trial of commercial electric vehicles (EVs), ‘Optimise Prime’, has been given the green light by Great Britain energy regulator Ofgem, bringing together leading power, technology, fleet and transport companies to test …

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UPS beats grid constraints of EV charging

UPS EV, London.

The breakthrough allows UPS to increase the number of EVs from 65 to 170 trucks in the London site A UPS-led consortium has deployed a new charging technology in London that overcomes the challenge of simultaneously recharging an entire fleet of electric vehicles without the need for the expensive upgrade …

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UK Power Networks backs V2G projects

Nissan/Enel V2G programme in the UK. Source: V2G UK

Consortium awarded £11m in government funding for four V2G projects British distribution system operator (DSO) UK Power Networks is backing a new stream of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) projects to explore the role of EV batteries in the power system. The group currently has more than 30,000 electric vehicles connected to electricity networks and …

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