2020

  • Electrifying your fleet? We look at three battery electric vehicles

    We conducted research into the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) vehicle registration data. We found that Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) in 2020 have already grown 76.1% on the whole of 2019. Katie Hickford, our Analyst said that during COVID-19 lockdown there has been a backlog of already ordered...

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    Smart Energy International | Could COVID-19 positively impact future EV sales?

    Our research into the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) vehicle registration data shows battery electric vehicles in 2020 have already grown 76.1% on the whole of 2019. During COVID-19 lockdown there has been a backlog of already ordered vehicles that will have contributed to this increase. It is...

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    Express | Car tax changes branded a success as updates lead to ‘resilient demand’ for these models

    CAR TAX changes introduced in March 2020 have had a positive effect on electric car sales as uptake has soared. A recent survey of more than 500 businesses across the UK found that 30 percent were already using electric vehicles in their fleets. A further 46 percent said they had...

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    PowerTechnology | Forecast shows more renewable technology capacity required by 2030

    Our market and asset-level power price modelling service ‘Benchmark power curve’, predicts that up to ~46GW of new-build renewable technology ̶ ~11GW onshore wind, ~10GW solar, and ~25GW offshore wind may need to be developed by 2030 as to keep in line with the 2050 net-zero targets. The net zero...

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    The Guardian | Energy bills to be cut by £84 for 11m UK households

    The energy regulator has lowered winter energy bills for 15m UK homes by reducing its energy price cap to record lows after wholesale energy market prices tumbled during the coronavirus pandemic. The government has legislated that the cap should remain in place at least for 2020, and no later than...

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    Energy Manager Magazine | Why it pays to look back when looking to the future of the energy sector

    In a new report – The Future Report 2020 – we gathered the views of industry experts, including author of the original report, Professor Sam Fankhauser, Arjan Geveke from BEIS and Robert Buckley from Cornwall Insight to debate the technologies, investment and policy needed to reach net zero, and the role business...