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Electric Nation Vehicle to Grid trial installs its first V2G charger

Electric Nation Vehicle to Grid (V2G) has installed the first of 100 V2G chargers, as part of its trial to demonstrate how V2G technology can provide a solution to potential electricity network capacity issues as the numbers of electric vehicles (EVs) increase. Over 450 EV drivers have applied to join the new Electric Nation trial […]

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Electric Nation Vehicle to Grid project announces Flexitricity as first energy partner

The Electric Nation Vehicle to Grid (V2G) trial, a project of Western Power Distribution (WPD) and CrowdCharge that will demonstrate how electric vehicles (EVs) can provide V2G services, has announced Flexitricity as its first energy partner. Flexitricity aggregates lots of distributed power generators as well as sites which consume power, in order to balance the […]

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Electric Nation Vehicle to Grid trial to partner with Wallbox as V2G charger supplier

The Electric Nation Vehicle to Grid (V2G) trial, which is aiming to demonstrate how V2G technology can provide a solution to potential electricity grid capacity issues as the numbers of electric vehicles (EVs) increase, has announced that it will partner with Wallbox, a leading energy management company that manufactures smart EV charging solutions. The trial introduces Wallbox’s […]

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The Future of Vehicle to Grid EV charging

By 2050, up to 45% of households will actively provide Vehicle to Grid (V2G) services, according to National Grid’s Future Energy Scenarios, July 2020 Vehicle to Grid EV charging is seen as important to achieve Net Zero – but most EV drivers may not be able to use V2G until at least 2025 With a need […]

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Why Electric Vehicles can be a solution to the increasing demand on electricity networks

EVs provide a nationwide battery storage resource which can feed electricity back into the grid during times of peak demand EV owners could be rewarded for providing such a service to the grid Western Power Distribution (WPD) in partnership with CrowdCharge is trialling how such a system could work through the Electric Nation Vehicle to […]

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Electric Nation Vehicle to Grid trial shows that the EV street of the future may be here sooner than we think

Applications to join the Electric Nation Vehicle to Grid (V2G) trial suggest that clustering of electric vehicles (EVs) may already be more common than many people expect. The project aims to demonstrate how V2G technology can provide a solution to potential electricity grid capacity issues as the numbers of EVs increase. Nearly 20% of applicants […]

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New Electric Nation Vehicle to Grid project Launches

Western Power Distribution (WPD), in partnership with CrowdCharge, is today launching the next phase of Electric Nation with a new Vehicle to Grid (V2G) trial across the Midlands, South West and South Wales. The electric vehicle trial is opening up recruitment for domestic V2G users by offering the free installation of smart chargers worth £5,500 […]

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Electric Nation Smart Charged Conference Review

The Electric Nation Smart Charged Conference, which took place on Tuesday 16 July 2019 at the British Motor Museum, Gaydon, captured the main learning from the three-year home smart charging project in one day. If you missed the event, here’s a summary of some of the key points. Download the presentations from the Smart Charged conference […]

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Electric Nation findings call for EV tariffs to save motorists money

One of the key questions about mass electric vehicle (EV) take up is the impact it will have on the grid. At today’s Smart Charged conference at the British Motor Museum, Gaydon, Electric Nation provides the project’s answers. At the time of its launch, Electric Nation was the world’s largest home smart charging trial with […]

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Agenda announced for Electric Nation ‘Smart Charged’ Conference

The agenda has been announced for the Electric Nation ‘Smart Charged’ Conference taking place on Tuesday 16 July 2019 at the British Motor Museum, Gaydon. Here are the full details:   09:30 – 10:00 Registration and Refreshments   10:00 – 10:10 Welcome and Introduction Roger Hey, WPD DSO Systems & Projects Manager   10:10 – 10:30 […]

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