Off-peak charging vital for electric car power supply, experts say

(REPOST: The Guardian)The UK energy system will be able to cope with the extra demand caused by the uptake of millions of electric cars, provided drivers shift their charging to off-peak times,...

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Climate change 'will push European cities towards breaking point'

(REPOST: The Guardian)Major British towns and cities, including Glasgow, Wrexham, Aberdeen and Chester, could be much more severely affected by climate change than previously thought, according to...

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Nissan Leaf (2018) review: Electric for the people

(REPOST: Pocket-Lint)While many manufacturers are posturing and pontificating about plans for the electrification of their cars, Nissan is releasing a proper second-gen electric vehicle, the new...

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Energy company promises to pay customers to use electricity

(REPOST: The Guardian)A small energy company has launched a new tariff that will potentially pay customers to use its electricity when demand is low.

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Octopus Energy embraces negative pricing with ‘plunge’ tariff

(REPOST: Clean energy News)The Agile Octopus plan offers customers an incentive to shift their energy use outside of the 4pm-7pm peak, with ‘plunge pricing’ being introduced to take advantage of...

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First electric black cabs arrive in London

(REPOST: ecobuild)London’s first new electric taxi swept onto the streets of central London after becoming the first new electric taxi to be officially certified by Transport for London’s test...

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Valuing Resilience Can Change the Breakeven Point for Solar-Plus-Storage

(REPOST: GTM)Power outages caused by extreme weather events serve as all-too-frequent reminders of the vulnerability of buildings to grid disruptions. But what if building owners accounted for the...

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