Fuel Retailing

National Assembly for Wales Economy Infrastructure and Skills Committee: Electric Vehicle Charging in Wales

The National Assembly for Wales Economy Infrastructure and Skills committee has launched a call for written evidence to inform their inquiry on electric vehicle charging in Wales.

The call for evidence welcomes views on understanding the current charging infrastructure in Wales, how the infrastructure needs to develop, and whether the electricity grid is able to deal with a significant increase in electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

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DfT: E10 Petrol, Consumer Protection and Fuel Pump Labelling

The Department for Transport has launched a consultation which seeks feedback on:

  • proposals to ensure a continued supply of traditional E5 petrol for those motorists who will need it
  • a call for evidence on whether and how best to introduce E10 petrol
  • proposals to implement new fuel labelling as required by the Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive
  • plans to change the consumer message that must accompany the sale of E10
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House of Commons Business Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee: Electric Vehicles: Developing the Market and Infrastructure inquiry

The House of Commons Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee have launched a call for evidence to inform their inquiry into developing the electric vehicles market and infrastructure. The inquiry looks into how do charging infrastructure requirements differ for alternative types of vehicle, journey, and user; and how should new infrastructure for electric vehicles and associated grid reinforcements be sustainably funded.

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House of Commons: Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill

The House of Commons Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill Committee launched a call for evidence on the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill which includes provisions that would mandate large fuel retailers and service area operators to provide electric vehicle charging points and hydrogen refuelling stations on their sites.

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BEIS: Downstream Oil Supply

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy are consulting on possible new measures to maintain the security of fuel supply to consumers.

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Public Bill Committee: Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill

The House of Commons Public Bill Committee has launched a written call for evidence on the Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill which provides the Secretary of State with the power to make regulations requiring large fuel retailers (not yet defined) and motorway service area operators to provide public charging points and to ensure that public charging points are maintained and easily accessible to the public.

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House of Commons BEIS Committee: Electric vehicles: developing the market

The House of Commons Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee has opened an inquiry into the role of electric vehicles in the transition to a low-carbon economy and as part of the Government's Industrial Strategy. As part of the inquiry, they have launched a call for written evidence which will also look at charging infrastructure.

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DfT: Modern Transport Bill

The Department of Transport’s consultation seeks views on measures included within the Modern Transport Bill to support the uptake of ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs).

The Modern Transport Bill proposes to:

  • Require operators of motorway service areas to have minimum provision of electric and hydrogen fuels for ultra-low emissions vehicles
  • Require large fuel retailers to have a minimum provision of electric and hydrogen fuels for ultra-low emissions vehicles
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