Connected Energy celebrates £15m funding boost for EV battery recycling vision

UK clean tech start-up Connected Energy has today announced it has secured £15m from a group of five leading investors in support of its plans to convert used electric vehicle (EV) batteries into commercial energy storage systems. Caterpillar Venture Capital Inc., the Hinduja Group, Mercuria, OurCrowd, and Volvo Energy have joined Engie New Ventures, Macquarie, … Read more

Government powers up £43m fund for e-motorbikes and off-road e-truck R&D

Ministers have this morning unlocked more than £43m in government and industry funding for research and development into electric motorbikes and electric delivery trucks. Delivered through the government-backed Advanced Propulsion Center (APC’s) collaborative research and development competition, the funding has been handed to two projects that aim to develop and scale less mature segments of … Read more