Big six company EDF Energy has announced a partnership with Nissan to support the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) and energy generation and storage solutions. EDF is the long-term supplier of the car manufacturer and signed the new agreement in Paris earlier this month. Both companies will explore how second-life Nissan EV batteries can support demand-side management by looking at the business case for recycling retired batteries from Nissan Leaf into commercial battery storage. EDF says the system would see electricity stored in the batteries and released back to the grid using the company’s PowerShift flexibility platform to react quickly to demand-side response (DR) initiatives.
Edie 25th Oct 2018 read more »
New PwC report confirms UK electric vehicle adoption is soaring, but warns demand for chargers could soon outstrip the infrastructure. Electric vehicle (EV) owners who fear the handful of chargers available at their local supermarket or dedicated parking bay could soon be inundated may be on to something, according a major new report.
Business Green 25th Oct 2018 read more »