A £20 million new government investment will help develop BPVs (battery powered vehicles) which are capable of returning electricity to the grid. The new investment will support vehicle-to-grid projects as part of the government’s Industrial Strategy and create a smarter energy system, while increasing the numbers of electric cars on UK roads. The projects will investigate technology that allows plug-in electric vehicles to not only draw power from the grid when charging but return it to people’s homes or back to the grid.
Scottish Energy News 10th July 2017 read more »
Matt Ridley: The government is under pressure to follow France and Volvo in promising to set a date by which to ban diesel and petrol engines in cars and replace them with electric motors. It should resist the temptation, not because the ambition is wrong but because coercion could backfire.
Times 10th July 2017 read more »