Western Power Distribution (WPD) is the distribution network operator for the Midlands, South West England and South Wales, and is responsible for delivering electricity to approximately 7.8 million customers in the UK. WPD is not an electricity supply company and does not bill customers in the UK. Its responsibility is to distribute electricity from the point of generation to homes and businesses.
CrowdCharge is the project lead with tasks including:
CrowdCharge is a digital platform to manage multiple electric vehicle chargers to provide EV owners with cheaper and greener electricity, while at the same time reducing the impact from EV charging on the electricity grid – in the UK and globally.
CrowdCharge has been working with UK electricity networks (Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks and Western Power Distribution) since 2013 to understand and implement solutions for aggregated smart EV charging. CrowdCharge incorporates sophisticated technology and real-world driver experience and has extensive relationships within the industry and experience globally.
DriveElectric is helping with recruitment of trial participants
DriveElectric is an electric vehicle leasing company, helping organisations and individuals to adopt EVs to save money, lower emissions and transition to low carbon energy since 2008, providing support throughout the process including:
EA Technology project tasks include:
EA Technology is the recognised UK authority on the impact of electric vehicles (EVs) on the electricity network, and the pioneer of smart solutions to mitigate this impact. Through its Smart Interventions business it delivers innovative end-to-end solutions to facilitate the introduction of low carbon technologies to future proof electricity networks, resulting in lower cost connections, prompt adoption and reduced risk to business.