Motorists in Cardiff who are considering an electric car can apply for a free smart charger through the Electric Nation project, and they can find out more at the ‘FUTURE CAR:DIFF’ event on Tuesday 11 July 2017. Mike Potter from Electric Nation will be one of the presenters at the event, which takes place from […]

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LowCVP Conference 2017


Electric vehicles were seen as a key solution to help lower emissions in our future cities at the 2017 LowCVP Conference. In the UK, London is leading the way, following the recent publication of the Mayor’s Transport Strategy. However other areas are also developing their own initiatives, including three Go Ultra Low cities – Milton […]

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Electric Nation test rig

Electric Nation featured in Electrical Energy Storage magazine

The Electric Nation project has been featured in Electrical Energy Storage (EES) magazine. The article explains how an electric vehicle can more than double the demand on the local electricity network from a home when charging at peak times. If many homes in a local area adopt EVs, and they all charge at peak times, […]

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Electric Nation smart charger Nottingham

Nottingham gets its first electric vehicle home smart charger

A Nottingham resident has become the first person in the city to have a free home smart charger installed for his electric car through the Electric Nation project National Clean Air Day (15 June) promotes ways to improve local air quality, including increased take-up of electric vehicles Former US vice president turned eco activist Al […]

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Crowd Charge


To accelerate the UK’s transition to ultra-low emission vehicles, Fleetdrive Electric, the sustainable vehicle leasing specialists, introduces ‘Crowd Charge’, a smart electric vehicle charging solution designed specifically with business users in mind. Launched at the edie LIVE 2017 event at Birmingham NEC, the bespoke charging solution enables Fleetdrive Electric to provide clients with the complete […]

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Electric Nation at LCV2017

Come and visit us at LCV2017

We’ll have a real, live Tesla Model S on the stand (number C3 100-101), along with one of our smart chargers. And of course the Electric Nation partners can explain the benefits of smart chargers. Cenex-LCV is the UK’s premier low carbon vehicle event, incorporating four key features: Technology exhibition split over three halls Extensive […]

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Electric Nation Smart Charging system proven after testing

Smart charging is being used in Electric Nation to manage the demand of groups of EVs charging, so that it does not exceed the available spare electricity network capacity. This is achieved using real-time communications between smart chargers and the smart charging solution providers, CrowdCharge and GreenFlux. The trial will expand current understanding of the […]

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150 smart chargers installed, and rising

The project, which is trialling a smart charging solution to the capacity challenge presented by increasing numbers of electric vehicles (EVs) on local electricity networks, was launched in September 2016 at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle event. The aim is to recruit a total of 500-700 people buying new EVs – both pure electric vehicles […]

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Volkswagen I.D. CROZZ

Volkswagen aims for global leadership in electric cars by 2025

“The future is electric. We intend to be the No. 1 in e-mobility by 2025” says Volkswagen, as the company seeks global leadership in electric cars by 2025. The Volkswagen Group has invested three billion euros in alternative drive technologies over the past five years and it will be tripling this amount to 9 billion […]

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Electric Nation Nottingham

Electric Nation promotes free smart chargers at Go Ultra Low Nottingham event

Electric Nation took part in an event organised by Go Ultra Low Nottingham to showcase ultra-low emission vehicles on 6 May 2017 in Market Square. In addition to Electric Nation, many of Nottingham’s EV dealers also participated in the event. DriveElectric’s Ian Hanton, who was explaining to people about the Electric Nation project, says “The […]

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