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The electric vehicle (EV) revolution is at a crucial tipping point, with all corners of the industry witnessing unprecedented change over the past 12 months. But there is still some way to go to accelerate the UK’s EV revolution to the point of mainstream adoption, and several roadblocks must now be overcome.  

How can we power the shift to EVs? Can the grid take it? And how can businesses make the switch to the electric fleets of the future, today? The answers to all of these critical questions are underpinned by one thing: collaboration.  

From electricity transmission, distribution and supply companies through to policymakers, local authorities, manufacturers, innovators and consumer groups – the industry must work effectively together to accelerate the shift towards low-carbon vehicles. 

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edie, Utility Week, and Network are reuniting for Accelerate19 – a revamped EV infrastructure event with an enhanced focus on the collaborative efforts required between electricity suppliers, network operators, technology providers and end-user businesses to power the ‘rEVolution’.  

This full-day event will bring together policymakers, industry leaders, energy experts and e-mobility innovators to set the new EV transformation agenda. Get set for high-level keynote presentations, interactive panel discussions, co-creative working groups and experiential tours at a prestigious industry venue. 

Hear about the latest developments in the world of EVs whilst connecting with major players from across the UK industry and co-creating solutions to key challenges in the space.

Examples of topics include:  

  • How businesses can make the shift to all-electric fleets
  • How energy suppliers can embrace the shift to EVs
  • Shaping the EV policy and regulatory landscape
  • The technical and infrastructural challenges and opportunities behind the EV transition for distribution networks

News from Accelerate 2018: