Smart Charging Project

Electric Nation at the Swansea Clean Air Roadshow

Electric Nation takes part in the Swansea Clean Air Roadshow

Electric Nation promoted its offer of free electric vehicle smart chargers at the Swansea Clean Air Roadshow on Saturday 22nd April 2017, World Earth Day. The Electric Nation stand, sited in Castle Square in Swansea city centre, enjoyed many enquiries from people who are due to take delivery of new electric vehicles. The aim of […]

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Electric Nation hits milestone of 100 smart charger installations ahead of schedule

The Electric Nation project has achieved a significant milestone with the installation of 100 electric vehicle (EV) home smart chargers. The project, which is trialling a smart charging solution to the capacity challenge presented by increasing numbers of EVs on local electricity networks, was launched in September 2016 at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle event. […]

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Swansea Clean Air Roadshow, 22 April 2017

If you live in South Wales and you’re considering buying an electric vehicle, then come along to the Swansea Clean Air Roadshow event to meet the Electric Nation team and find out how you can get a free home smart charger. The smart charger is one of the very latest on the market, it can […]

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Electric Nation Milton Keynes Smart Charger

Free home smart chargers for electric vehicle owners are rolled out in Milton Keynes

Electric vehicles continue to become more popular with motorists Buyers of new EVs can now have one of the very latest home smart chargers installed – for free The Electric Nation project is recruiting new EV owners in the Midlands, South West and South Wales Electric vehicle (EV) owners in Milton Keynes have become the […]

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More electric cars to be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, but are the UK’s local electricity networks ready?

This year’s Geneva Motor Show, which opens to the press on Tuesday 7 March, features new electric vehicles (EVs) from a range of manufacturers, with larger battery capacities offering greater driving ranges, but will motorists be able to charge them? Research suggests that some of the UK’s local electricity networks will need intervention to enable […]

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Installation of free smart chargers gets underway for electric vehicle owners

Electric vehicle owners are starting to have free smart chargers installed as a result of their participation in the Electric Nation project. The latest smart chargers will future-proof their electric vehicle (EV) home charging, and they will play an important role in a research project to ensure that the UK’s local electricity networks can cope […]

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Testing of the Electric Nation smart charging control system

In the last version of our newsletter we reported that we’d commissioned the Electric Nation test rig at EA Technology’s office in Capenhurst. Since then the system has been extensively tested. The purpose of the test system is to: Test the operation of demand control before roll-out to trial participants Check the reliability of sending […]

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What Electric Nation participants can expect during the smart charger installation

Electric Nation, the world’s largest electric vehicle trial, has now completed a number of pilot installations of the smart chargers that are being used in the project. Very soon, the first participants on the project will be having their own smart chargers installed. So what happens during this process? Zoë Hood explains about her experience […]

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Minister for the Northern Powerhouse visits EA Technology and its Electric Nation project

Andrew Percy, Minister for the Northern Powerhouse, has visited EA Technology headquarters in Chester. The visit included a demonstration of the company’s Electric Nation project, funded by Western Power Distribution (WPD) and its Network Innovation Allowance. Electric Nation, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) trial of its kind, is testing a smart charging system in […]

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NAA Marketing Award 2016

EA Technology’s Electric Nation project team charges on stage to claim the Northern Automotive Alliance Marketing Award

EA Technology’s Electric Nation project is the winner of the Northern Automotive Alliance (NAA) Marketing Award 2016. Electric Nation, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) trial of its kind, is testing a smart charging system in order to avoid excessive strain on local electricity networks when clusters of EVs charge at peak times. A strategic […]

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