Nissan has accelerated its drive into the electricity sector with the roll out of its first home energy system without the backing of a traditional utility. The Japanese car-maker is striking out on its own with the sale of a stand-alone solar, storage and vehicle charging system following partnerships with E.On and Ovo Energy earlier this year. The integrated system will allow energy users to generate their own solar power, which can be stored in a battery or used to charge an electric vehicle to reduce their overall energy bills by up to two-thirds regardless of which supplier they use. The system also includes a home energy management function that allows users to control how and when they use their energy.
Telegraph 16th May 2018 read more »