POWER Digest [June 2023]

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 01 Jun 2023 04:29:34 +0000

KEPCO Wants to Extend Operations of Two Reactors. Japanese utility Kansai Electric Power Co. (KEPCO) in April asked Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) for permission to extend the lifespan of Units 3

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UK Developing Digital Twin to Better Understand Future Energy Systems

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 24 May 2023 14:13:25 +0000


The UK will back a “digital twin” of future multi-vector energy systems, including non-electric ones, that will support the country’s efforts to meet its 2050 net-zero objectives. The UK’s effort […]

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A Fire Truck for EV Battery Fires

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 12 May 2023 22:28:40 +0000

This is an interesting one. Electric vehicles catch fire less frequently than gas-powered vehicles. However, if they do catch fire, their battery fires are a bit different and can take a long time to put out. They can also reignite if not put out adequately. Firefighters around the world have adapted, but one way a […]

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New ChargeUK Trade Association For EV Charging Industry Launched

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Mon, 01 May 2023 12:26:06 +0000

The UK has a new trade organization for the EV charging sector. ChargeUK has officially been established. The organization consists of 18 of the biggest EV charging companies operating in the UK. The ChargeUK group is responsible for setting up the charge points required for the UK to transition to electric vehicles (EVs) and achieve […]

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SAIC’s Maxus Launches The eDeliver 7 Electric Van In the UK, Orders Open In July

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2023 15:28:27 +0000

There is a lot of good news in the UK van market. Deliveries of battery-electric vans were up by 32.7% last month compared to March 2022. This was driven by an increasing choice of models, which makes switching to zero emission vehicles more compelling. 2,534 BEV vans were sold in March. The electric van market […]

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UK’s Eco-Smart Home Tech Manufacturer myenergi Surpasses 500,000 Product Sales, Secures £30M In Funding

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2023 15:25:48 +0000

myenergi says it is firmly on track to become the UK’s largest home EV charge point provider before the end of the calendar year. myenergi, an eco-smart home technology manufacturer based in the UK, has just celebrated a big milestone, as its product sales surpassed 500,000 units. myenergi was founded in 2016 by Lee Sutton and […]

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Volvo UK Increases Range & Efficiency For C40 & XC40 Recharge Models

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Mon, 17 Apr 2023 04:04:40 +0000

Volvo XC40 RechargeVolvo UK recently announced some upgrades on two of its popular models in the UK. The driving range and energy efficiency of the fully electric Volvo C40 and XC40 Recharge models have increased above early expectations thanks to technical updates. The distance that can be covered on a full charge has increased by up to […]

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Tesla Model Y Wins UK Bestseller Spot In March, Record BEV Volumes

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 06 Apr 2023 14:38:37 +0000

The UK saw plugin electric vehicles take 22.4% of the auto market in March, down from 22.7% year on year. BEVs saw fractional market share growth YoY, and a new volume record, whilst PHEVs saw a slight decline. Combustion-only powertrains lost 2.5% share YoY. Overall auto volume was 287,825 units, up some 18% YoY, though […]

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SAIC’s MG4 EV Is The 2nd Bestselling EV In The UK In Q1!

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 06 Apr 2023 14:30:46 +0000

MG4 EVMG had a record first quarter of sales in 2023 in the UK. In the first three months of the year, the company was the second bestselling manufacturer of electric cars in the UK. Only Tesla sold more EVs in the UK. Overall, MG registered 20,679 new cars (including ICE) in the first quarter of […]

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