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EDF signs new EV co-operation agreement with Nissan
EDF Group has signed an agreement with Nissan to accelerate the delivery of electric vehicles (EVs), specifically through smart charging solutions.
EVs could cut cost of running UK power system by £270m a year
Plugging electric vehicles (EVs) into the grid could cut £270 million a year off the cost of running the UK power system by 2030, according to a report by Moixa and a consortium of leading energy and transport companies.
Vehicle-to-grid project rolls out first installations
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.
From TV to EVs
Robert Llewellyn is a British actor, comedian and writer. He plays the mechanoid Kryten in the TV sci-fi sitcom Red Dwarf and formerly presented the TV engineering gameshow Scrapheap Challenge. More recently he has become an advocate for electric vehicles and presents YouTube series Fully Charged. In an exclusive interview with Network editor Alec Peachey he talks about his passion for EVs, gives his views on the energy sector and provides an insight into his TV career.
EDF and Nuvve to install V2G chargers in UK
EDF Energy has announced a partnership with Nuvve to install up to 1,500 Vehicle to Grid (V2G) chargers in the UK.
New EV initiative launched by Northern Powergrid
Northern Powergrid has announced three key initiatives that will allow its 2,500 employees the chance to get 'hands on' with electric vehicle technology across its 28 sites.
Moixa joins V2G consortium
Moixa has joined a consortium that will study how to reward drivers who use their electric car batteries to support the UK's power grid, it has announced.
Government invests £30m in V2G technologies
The government is investing £30 million in vehicle-to-grid technology with 21 projects chosen to receive the funding.
£9.8m V2G trial receives industry backing
A £9.8 million trial project which could see 1,000 Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) chargers installed in the UK is being headed up by a consortium that includes Nissan and energy network firms National Grid, UK Power Networks and Northern Powergrid.
Nissan and Ovo to launch vehicle-to-grid service
The car manufacturer Nissan has announced plans to team up with Ovo Energy and launch a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) service in 2018.
Government urged to develop smart charging systems for EVs
Energy UK lays out raft of recommendations to manage demand spikes ahead of mass EV take-up
Technology & Operations
WPD to develop modelling tool for EV loads
Western Power Distribution (WPD) has started a three year project to develop solutions to avoid the need to undertake costly network reinforcement due to the increased demand from electric vehicles (EV).