A UK-based energy company has unveiled plans to develop 4,500 rapid charge points for electric vehicles across the country in a £1.6bn programme.
Pivot Power will work with National Grid to build 45 new sites, each with around 100 charge points, boasting the world’s first two-gigawatt network of batteries.
Within 18 months, 10 of these sites will be operational, the firm said.
Each site will have 50-megawatt batteries and the first site located on the south coast of the UK will come into use from the second half of 2019 according to chief executive of Pivot Power Matt Allen. The exact locations have not yet been disclosed.Read the full story