Government’s Announcement On Nissan Led Vehicle-To-Grid IUK Winning Project

Nissan and its partners welcome the announcement by Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy minister Richard Harrington to award £9.8m for a Vehicle-to-Grid demonstrator project. The project foundation is for a large-scale demonstrator targeting 1000 Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) installations that will evaluate a commercial offer to electric vehicle fleet customers. The chargers will be controlled by an aggregator and data will be collected to understand the technical characteristics of vehicle to grid charging for both the vehicles and the electricity networks. A consortium, led by Nissan, will bring expertise from…

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National Grid launches “world’s first” green energy forecast.

While the end of summer may have meant grey weekends for some, it was in fact the ‘greenest’ summer on record according to new data from National Grid. From 21 June to 22 September, almost 52% percent of our electricity generation was met by low carbon sources, compared to around 35% four years ago. This news comes as the company today launches innovative new software that forecasts the carbon intensity of electricity generation up to two days ahead, helping people to understand and control their energy use. National Grid is…

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