The final report from a research project that looked at how much UK households could save if they stored and shared electricity in EV batteries has calculated that a figure of £300 a year is possible.
A project led by UK Power Networks and Innovate UK has mapped 66 "vehicle-to-grid" energy storage trials around the world, including the UK, the US, Japan, Korea and Namibia.
VIGIL, an Innovate UK funded consortium consisting of Aston University, ByteSnap Design, Grid Edge and Nortech Management, has rolled out a new control platform for vehicle-to-grid/building (V2G/V2B) systems and distribution networks.
The government is investing £30 million in vehicle-to-grid technology with 21 projects chosen to receive funding. Here, Mark Thompson, senior innovation lead - energy systems at Innovate UK and a Network editorial board member, provides an overview....
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