The new Pimlico hub, connected by UK Power Networks Services, significantly boosts the ultra-fast EV charging offer in central London. Previously, only thirteen ultra-fast charge points were publicly available across all charge point operators in 2023.
bp pulse charge points are already live and charging EVs at 17 bp SPAR sites across Northern Ireland as well as at another four Henderson Retail SPAR sites. The full roll-out is planned to be finished by end 2025.
Proposals include 32 covered ultra-fast EV charging bays along with an enhanced M&S retail unit selling convenience items and providing washroom facilities. The plan will also retain 10 of the existing 16 petrol and diesel pumps.
The Gigahub will help serve the seven million visitors attracted to the NEC Campus annually, along with a wide range of other road users that make up the area’s average yearly traffic count of 60 million. Accessed via the main NEC Campus through road, less than 1 mile from junction 6 on the M42 and just 2.4 miles from junction 7A for the M6.
With an expanding selection of EVs and more options for charging infrastructure, researching and trialling every possible solution is both time intensive and costly. Dynamon’s software and analysis tools are deployed in many countries, and help businesses understand actions they can take to help decarbonize their fleets cost-effectively, improving research and trial time.
By discontinuing its direct-to-consumer offer, bp pulse will be able to devote full attention to providing the best possible EV charging offer for electric vehicle drivers and EV fleets. It will continue to support consumers who have already purchased bp pulse home-charging units, including honouring the full, three-year warranty period and completing installations.
bp and M&S have a long-standing relationship, first teaming up in 2005 to introduce M&S Food stores at bp retail sites. Over 250 bp pulse charge points are already available at over 60 bp-operated forecourts which also offer M&S Food. New agreement is a major extension of this relationship and spotlights how both companies are working together to achieve net zero ambitions.
Production of Andersen units will recommence immediately and all associated customer support services will be merged with the existing operation at EVIOS’s Bedfordshire-based headquarters. Installations will be fulfilled via EVIOS’s in-house installation team which provides full nationwide coverage.
Agreement includes access for Addison Lee drivers to bp pulse’s EV Fleet Charging Hubs on Park Lane and at Gatwick airport. The Park Lane hub has 22 rapid charge points (50kW), providing fast, reliable charging in a convenient location for private hire drivers. The Gatwick hub has 6 ultra-fast charge points (150kW) and 8 rapid charge points (50kW) providing convenient charging for airport users, taxi drivers, local businesses with electric vehicle fleets, and local residents
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