EV charging stations
Nissan in partnership with EDF, through EDF Group subsidiary DREEV, have launched a new commercial charging service using vehicle to grid (V2G) technology in the UK.
Nigeria has commissioned its first solar-powered electric vehicle charging station, which falls under the Elective Vehicle Pilot Project, an initiative of the National Automotive Design and Development Agency.
uYilo eMobility, an initiative of the Technology Innovation Agency to enable, facilitate and mobilise electric vehicle mobility in South Africa, has launched their 2021 uYilo Kick Start Fund. The fund, for eMobility and related projects, aims to assist projects in this sector reach commercialisation into the market.
Business and markets
The UAE is at the forefront of innovation with 200 Tesla EVs introduced into the Dubai Taxi industry, which is a two-part strategy that will see hundreds of charging stations around the city.
The European Investment Bank EIB and Endesa are collaborating to expand electric mobility in Spain.
Building Energy and Zouk Capital have concluded a transaction that will boost public charging infrastructure for electric vehicles in Italy.
South Africa's adoption of EVs is projected to reach about 145,000 EVs in the next six years, however there is a lack of EV charging infrastructure.