February 3, 2023
Following a 12 month trial, McBurney Transport Group have announced that it will fit the roofs of all new refrigerated trailers with 50W solar panels provided by business management consultant, Genie Insights, to charge fridge batteries as well as prevent battery related breakdowns and costs.
March 9, 2022
Oldham Council has partnered TRAILAR to trial fitting solar panels onto vehicles so as to charge the batteries while the vehicles are working.
July 16, 2019
Solar panels are being installed at Aldershot Station as part of a project exploring solar-powered railways.
December 6, 2017
Solar could provide 10% of the electricity needed to power the UK’s electrified train routes if connected directly, a new study has claimed.
July 31, 2017
The installation of a 49.5kWp solar power generating cycle shelter at Cambridge North railway station has been completed.
April 25, 2017
Almost £250 million is to be spent by the UK government on the development of batteries for electric vehicles over the next four years should the Conservatives be returned to Parliament in June.
February 16, 2017
Transport for London (TfL) is preparing the imminent launch of a tendering process for new solar installations on its own buildings, Solar Power Portal understands.
February 14, 2017
The government has set out its plans for the future of UK electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the UK, including requirements for smart technologies to allow chargepoints to help balance the grid.
December 8, 2016
Ecotricity has been named among the top ten disruptive companies in Britain for its work in developing the Electric Highway and its upcoming investment in the country’s first green gas mill.
December 1, 2016
As year on year sales of electric vehicles increase, the technology is forecast to experience a significant boom in the coming years. With charging infrastructure need to support deployment, David Pratt looks at the emerging market for charge points, and how installers can get involved.

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