By 2040 the UK government plans to ban the sale of new conventional petrol and diesel cars. However, many commentators believe that in light of the burgeoning global warming issue, that deadline should be brought forward.
As a country with over 38 million vehicles on our roads, how much thought has been given to the charging and power supply infrastructure that must support the uptake of electric vehicles and the dramatic increase in energy this will bring?
In fact the problem goes deeper than the EV charging infrastructure. For a reliable and efficient charging network to become a reality, we need to consider how the entire National Grid is managed.