Welcome to the Bus Depot of the Future

Join us at 100 Cathcart Rd, Glasgow, G42 7BH for a ‘Together for Our Planet’ showcase hosted by First Bus, Octopus Energy and Hitachi Europe – principal partner of COP26.You can visit us every weekday between 9:00am-4:30pm from the 1st-11th of November. This is Glasgow’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging depot and will be open for delegates to charge their EVs for free during the climate summit.

We will also be hosting an immersive event at the depot, showcasing the journey all internal combustion engine vehicles must go on to become cleaner and greener. This includes highlights like a VR experience, drive in documentary cinema screening and zero-waste refreshments.

Book a spot to charge your electric vehicle for free at one of our rapid chargers here.

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Go One Step Greener by charging at the UK's biggest EV charging hub.

Come visit us at the depot during COP26 and experience:

⚡Free electric vehicle charging - 22 rapid chargers

⚡Drive in cinema - showcasing a documentary about the future of transport

⚡Virtual reality experience of the future depot

⚡Earth conscious refreshments

⚡Guest speakers from the energy and transport sectors

How do I get to the event?

The Caledonia Depot is at 100 Cathcart Rd, Glasgow G42 7BH. You can get to the First Electric Juice Depot by electric car if you would like to come and park in one of our 22 charging spots. You can alternatively use the First electric shuttle bus, which will be running between the COP26 Green Zone, city centre and the site every half an hour.

About Octopus Energy

Octopus Energy Group launched in 2016 with a vision of using technology to make the green energy revolution affordable whilst transforming customer experiences. It already provides cheaper greener power to over 3million UK domestic and 35,000 UK business customers. With operations now growing in the US, Germany, Spain, New Zealand, Australia, and Japan, Octopus Energy Group’s mission to drive the affordable green revolution is going global.

About First Bus

First Bus is at the forefront of the green transport revolution. As one of the largest operators in the UK, they’re proud to launch the UK’s Largest EV Charging Station, housed at their Caledonia Depot in Glasgow. As a business, they’ve pledged to reach net-zero emissions by 2035 and committed to purchasing no diesel vehicles from December 2022. The arrival of 148 EV buses into Glasgow is just one chapter in their journey so far, following their launch of the World’s First Hydrogen-Powered Double Decker in Aberdeen. They’re committed to playing their part in creating cleaner, greener, local communities.

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