Nissan targets 1,000 vehicle-to-grid installations

Nissan has announced the vehicle-to-grid (V2G) demonstrator project it’s leading, which received £9.8 million in government funding, aims to target 1,000 installations across the UK. The technology and car company says the chargers will collect data to understand the technical characteristics of vehicle to grid charging and see what pressure this places on both the […]

Nissan unveils solar storage offering

Nissan has announced a combined solar panel and energy storage system for UK households to slash their carbon footprint and reduce energy bills by as much as 66%. The carmaker and technology firm says it aims to make domestic renewable energy usage simpler and more affordable for UK residents by allowing them to store excess […]

Nissan gives energy access electric boost

Nissan has announced three new projects to improve energy access, boost low carbon mobility and help disaster relief efforts. The carmaker says it aims to use electric batteries to create a cleaner, safer, fairer future for the 1.3 billion people around the world living in communities where power generation and access to electricity is heavily […]

Nissan launches long range LEAF

Nissan has launched a longer-range version of its best-selling electric vehicle (EV). The new Nissan LEAF is claimed to be the world’s most advanced mass-market EV. It has a driving range of 378km on a single charge, almost 50% more than its predecessor. Other updates include a one-pedal driving mode for both accelerating and braking […]

Four more carmakers launch UK scrappage schemes

Four more carmakers have launched scrappage schemes in the UK. Kia, Nissan, Renault and Volkswagen have announced deals through which owners of cars registered before 2010 could save money by trading in their older vehicles for a new model. Those wishing to buy low emissions cars from Kia, Nissan and Renault could save up to […]

Renault-Nissan sign Chinese EV partnership

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has teamed up with a Chinese car manufacturer to sell electric vehicles (EVs). The new joint venture with Dongfeng Motor Group is called eGT New Energy Automotive Co and will operate in China, the world’s largest market for electric vehicles. Renault and Nissan will each hold 25% of the joint venture with […]

Nissan-Northern Powergrid aim to drive innovation

Electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Nissan and Northern Powergrid have joined forces to explore a range of innovative projects over the next six years. The two organisations, through a new Memorandum of Understanding, will look at how EVs, batteries and other technologies can support energy networks. The projects will include exploring how new technologies can enhance […]

Nissan’s energy storage tech launch in Barcelona

  ELN Chief Reporter Priyanka Shrestha visits Barcelona to find out about Nissan and Eaton’s energy storage technologies for householders and businesses.

Nissan launches energy storage tech for homes

  A short clip of ELN’s visit to Barcelona for the launch of Nissan and Eaton’s energy storage technology for householders.  

Nissan installs vehicle-to-grid technology in UK

Nissan has installed vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology at its research and development facility in the UK. Nissan Technical Centre Europe (NTCE) is the first of the company’s European facilities to install the technology, which in addition to charging EVs, allows the cars to give stored energy from the vehicle’s battery back to the grid to help stabilise demand. Developed in […]