OVO Energy has launched a ‘type of use’ tariff for electric vehicle (EV) charging that offers a flat rate of 6p/kWh at any time of day. The OVO Drive Anytime tariff is designed to protect drivers from fluctuating electricity prices, utilising Kaluza’s AI technology to do so. Live data on energy pricing, the weather and local network constraints is used to shift EV charging away from peak times to capture the greenest and cheapest electricity on the market. This ability to change EV charging patterns in real time provides “vital support” to network operators as they manage peaks on the grid.
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