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 […]

UK offers £20m for vehicle to grid technology

The UK Government is backing electric vehicle (EV) to grid technology with the announcement of a £20 million competition. The projects will look into technology that allows plug-in EVs to not only draw power from the grid when charging but also return it to people’s homes or back to the grid. The funding will be […]

Cars could charge homes with new EV unit

The UK’s first domestic vehicle-to-grid (V2G) unit is to be installed at a home in Loughborough. That’s according to Cenex, the Centre of Excellence for low carbon and fuel cell technologies, which has announced the move as part of its Ebbs and Flows of Energy Systems (EFES) project. The innovative new system will power a home through the […]