A firm generating electricity from wind farms off the Whitstable and Herne Bay coast will install 12 electric vehicle (EV) charging points across the district after winning a contract from Canterbury City Council.Swedish company Vattenfall, which operates the Kentish Flats and Kentish Flats Extension wind farms, agreed a deal with the council in December.Working with
Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology could provide 38GW of flexible capacity to the grid by 2030 according to Octopus Energy, which is calling for drivers to sign up to the Powerloop V2G consortium launched earlier this week.Having been awarded over £3 million by Innovate UK from a government funded competition in January, Powerloop brings together Octopus Electric
Rapid electric vehicle chargers have been added to a solar and storage hub in Dundee to utilise the clean electricity generation and batteries to charge the city’s fleet of electric vehicles.
London mayor Sadiq Khan has launched a new taskforce to expand the capital’s electric vehicle infrastructure just one week after a London Assembly committee called on him to do more to boost the number of chargers on London’s streets.Khan has directed the taskforce members, which include business groups, government, London Councils and the regulator Ofgem,
My experience on Day 1 with a PowerBanx home battery showed that it’s perfectly possible to run a house with using any grid electricity, i.e. for free. However, my experiences on Day 2 and Day 3 showed that it was quite hard to also charge an electric car for free with the same system –
Companies from the energy, transport and technology sectors have joined forces to explore how electric vehicles (EVs) can facilitate energy storage solutions that link up to onsite renewable installations and building energy management systems (BEMS) on office buildings.
The Portuguese isle of Porto Santo has joined a growing list of Atlantic “smart islands” using cleantech to cut fossil fuel use.