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11 07 2017 03

UK Power Networks and logistics company UPS are set to increase the number of electric vehicles operating from one of central London’s biggest depots by almost 50% after being awarded funding of £3 million to help improve London’s air quality.

The project will see the UPS’ Central London depot in Camden become a testbed for technology aimed at reducing the cost of charging freight electric vehicles.

It will increase the number of electric freight vehicles operating in the fleet from 50 to 70 – and pave the way for running more than 150 vehicles from the site.

Freight electric vehicles can use up to 10 times as much power as a typical home when they are charging, meaning that charging large numbers at the same time puts significant demand on the depot’s energy supply.

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