UK Power Network Services and UPS have implemented new smart electric vehicle charging systems to power the postal operator’s central London delivery fleet of electric vans. According to the companies, it is a world first in terms of the deployment of a combination of smart grid and energy storage systems in a live operation at this scale, and has enabled UPS to electrify its full fleet of 170 vehicles and improve air quality across London.
With over a decade of experience as a business and technology journalist working in B2B publishing, Hazel first joined UKi in 2011. After taking 18 months off to bring up her daughter and try her hand at marketing copywriting, she returned in January 2018 to do what she loves best – magazine editing! She is now the editor of UKi's Passenger Terminal World and Parcel and Postal Technology International magazines.