Vehicle-to-grid tech ‘could save UK households as much as £300 a year’

Good Energy, Honda Motor Europe, The University of Salford and Upside Energy, say EV owners could make the saving by storing electricity in their car’s battery and sending it back to the grid when required

Plymouth City Council plugs into vehicle-to-grid trial  

The E-Flex project aims to demonstrate the role V2G can play in reducing the demand that EVs put on the grid, while proving the economic benefits for commercial fleet owners

Solar-powered car parks with battery storage in new trial

These smart hubs could help increase the ability to charge large amounts of EVs without placing further pressure on the grid

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

Honda provides power management for V2G project

Honda has announced it will provide power management units for a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) project in the UK. The EV-elocity consortium aims to demonstrate the business case for the technology by helping businesses and electric vehicle (EV) owners recognise the financial opportunities presented by harnessing, storing, using and selling surplus renewable energy. The project has secured […]

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 collaborates on vehicle-to-grid and battery tech

Nissan and OVO Energy have teamed up to accelerate the adoption of battery storage and vehicle-to-grid technologies in the UK. The firms will provide a joint offering of the car manufacturer’s xStorage home system combined with the energy firm’s VNet intelligent energy software, called the OVO SolarStore. The solar and storage system will cost £4,800 […]