EDF Energy to plug 1,500 vehicle-to-grid chargers in UK

The supplier is forming a joint venture with San Diego-based Nuvve for the project

Nissan LEAF approved to feed power into German grid

The vehicle-to-grid technology enables power to be extracted from the grid as well as feed it from the battery back into the grid

Vehicle-to-grid tech tested in ‘Energy House’

A new project aims to test how batteries from electric vehicles (EVs) can be used to improve domestic energy systems. The partnership between Good Energy, Honda, Upside Energy and Salford University will use the university’s climate controlled ‘Energy House’, which it claims is the only full-scale building in an environmental chamber on the continent. The […]

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 […]

New £7m initiative to trial vehicle-to-grid charging

A new initiative to develop a large-scale domestic trial of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) charging in the UK has been launched. ChargePoint Services, Energy Saving Trust, Octopus Energy, Open Energi, Navigant and UK Power Networks plan to roll out the electric vehicle (EV) charging technology this year. The £7 million project will install 135 V2G chargers in […]

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 […]