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Triodos extends £5m green energy crowdfunding offer

Triodos wind turbine

Company celebrates £2m raise during offer period, but warns investors have been 'put off' by FSA rules

09 Dec 2014

World's first electric car 'sat-nav' launched in Northern Ireland

An electric car being recharged

Egomap system outlines most efficient journey route, taking charging points - and time to charge up - into account

26 Nov 2014

Tesla jets into Scotland with Edinburgh Airport supercharger

Tesla Motors Model S

Company intends to build service station in the Scottish capital next year to support rollout of Model S electric sedan

27 Oct 2014

EU countries to set electric vehicle targets under new green car rules

Alternative fuel directive aims to build critical mass of electric vehicle charging points in bid to boost investor confidence in emerging sector

30 Sep 2014

Tesla's battery Gigafactory lands in Nevada

Work on plant set to build batteries for 500,000 electric cars already underway outside Reno

05 Sep 2014

Businesses asked where they want London's fast-chargers to be located

Energy Saving Trust project with Transport for London to map potential locations to support electric freight vehicles

27 Aug 2014

Tesla expands UK supercharger network

New sites in central London and Birmingham part of company's vision to provide free electric driving across the UK and Europe

15 Aug 2014

Volvo and ABB in drive to roll out electric bus recharging network

New partnership will deploy city-wide recharging system across Luxembourg next year

28 Jul 2014

UK offers £9m to boost household electric car charge points

Scheme covering up to three-quarters of installation cost part of package of measures to boost uptake of low carbon vehicles

26 Jun 2014

POD Point to lease electric car chargers

Company says industry-first move will drive revenues for businesses

25 Jun 2014

Could electric car chargers one day help keep the World Cup on your TV?

Pod Point says charge management software could be used to take the equivalent of a medium-sized power plant off the grid by 2020

13 Jun 2014

Elon Musk: UK poised be Tesla's top market in Europe

Tesla chief exec ponders UK factory as pioneering electric car company aims to replicate US success this side of the Atlantic

10 Jun 2014

Tesla ties down 50 Shades of Grey author as first Model S customer

EL James among the first UK customers to receive right hand drive Model S

09 Jun 2014

Ecotricity's electric highway clocks up half a million miles

Company says network of chargers at motorway service stations will hit million mark later this year

03 May 2014

RAC jump-starts electric car rescue service

Mobile charger offers stranded drivers a 'gallon of electricity' to get them to the nearest charging point

25 Apr 2014

Green Investment Bank mulls plans to back electric vehicle revolution

Bank set to make a decision on whether to invest in low carbon vehicle infrastructure within coming months

10 Apr 2014

Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid priced from £28,249

Drivers offered 32 mile all-electric range for same price as diesel automatic version

02 Apr 2014

Ford accelerates electric car charging network for staff

Company to roll out GE chargers at almost 60 facilities in bid to grow low-emissions market

24 Mar 2014

Electric vehicle chargers trial London smart grid hook up

New software aims to ensure electric vehicles can recharge without putting excess pressure on the grid

26 Feb 2014

UK accelerates towards 'electric car leadership'

Nick Clegg unveils £9.3m for charging infrastructure and launches joint government and industry campaign to promote benefits of electric vehicles

30 Jan 2014

Battery powered buses go wireless in Milton Keynes

Five-year trial led by Arup and Mitsui Europe aims to revolutionise electric vehicle technology

09 Jan 2014

Trans-Atlantic alliance aims to change the face of electric car charging

A coalition of businesses says universal technology standards are needed to drive the mass take-up of electric cars

11 Nov 2013

Ecotricity aims to drive green electricity uptake with Volkswagen deal

VW and Audi electric car customers to be offered 100 per cent renewable electricity package at point of sale

09 Oct 2013

Electric car charger sales set to top 4.3 million by 2022

Research firm Navigent predicts rapid growth in the market from around 64,000 public charging points available worldwide today

03 Oct 2013

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