Electric Nation EV Smart Charging Trial complete

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 […]

Read more
Electric Nation smart charging

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 […]

Read more
Smart Charged

Smart Charged – The Results of the Electric Nation Smart Charging trial, 16th July 2019

Western Power Distribution and the Electric Nation team will be revealing the findings of their ground-breaking smart charging trial. The conference – ‘Smart Charged – The Results of the Electric Nation Smart Charging trial’ will be held at the British Motor Museum, Gaydon on 16th July 2019. 673 EV drivers were enrolled into this world […]

Read more
Electric Nation WPD workshop

Electric Nation Smart Charging Workshop

In advance of the final learning from the Electric Nation project being released in the coming months, the Electric Nation team from Western Power Distribution and EA Technology held a workshop in early April to discuss the role that EV charging could play in the provision of electricity demand flexibility to help WPD manage its […]

Read more

Electric Nation completes the world’s largest EV Smart Charging trial!

Smart charging can be a key solution to easing the impact of increasing numbers of EVs on the electricity network Initial findings suggest that there is sufficient flexibility in EV home charging behaviours to manage charging away from peak electricity demand periods Electricity Distribution Network Operators have options to influence and, if necessary, manage EV […]

Read more
Electric Nation at Balancing Act Nov 2018

Latest findings from Electric Nation to be presented at Balancing Act, 21 November 2018

The latest learnings from the Electric Nation project will be presented at Western Power Distribution’s Balancing Act Conference, which takes place in Bristol on 21 November 2018. At 10.30am Nick Storer from EA Technology – Electric Nation’s project manager – will share what is known so far about participant customer research, along with other learning […]

Read more
Electric Nation at LCNI 2018

Latest Electric Nation updates at LCNI 2018

Electric Nation launched its new ‘What we’ve learnt so far’ publication at the 2018 Low Carbon Networks Innovation (LCNI) Conference in Telford which took place on 16 & 17 October. This brochure contains some interim findings in the area of participant customer research. Electric Nation is learning a lot about drivers’ charging behaviours by using […]

Read more
Electric Nation @ LCV2018 002

Electric Nation at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle 2018 event

Electric Nation was represented on the Western Power Distribution stand at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle (LCV) 2018 event which took place at Millbrook Proving Ground on 12-13 September, and Nick Storer gave a presentation about the project in the ‘E-Mobility Learning from Large Scale Projects for Transport’ session.   Smart charging, as being trialled […]

Read more
Electric Nation at LCV

Come and visit Electric Nation at LCV2018

The Electric Nation project will have a presence on the Western Power Distribution stand C3 206at the Cenex-LCV2018 annual national low carbon vehicle event which takes place at Millbrook, 12th-13thSeptember 2018. Nick Storer will also be presenting about the latest Electric Nation project findings at the event 11:00 on 12thSeptember (‘E-Mobility Learning from Large Scale […]

Read more
EN App

Smart Charging App – early indications of EV driver usage

Electric Nation trial participants have been given the opportunity to interact with smart charging systems through apps; early findings show that smart charging override is an important function, but only for a minority of EV drivers. Over spring and summer, 248 Electric Nation trial participants have been given the opportunity to interact with the GreenFlux […]

Read more

Collaboration Partners

Sign up for regular email updates