Electric vehicle-to-grid trials secure £11m government backing

BusinessGreen staff
clock • 3 min read

UK Power Networks, Octopus Energy, BYD, SSE and University of Leeds will trial technology that stores energy in EVs and buses for use later by the grid

Four UK electric vehicle pilot projects have secured £11m in government funding to trial vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology, which stores excess power in EV batteries for use by the grid at times of high...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Access our Intelligence Reports and exclusive data-rich studies on business-critical aspects of the green economy (BG Advanced members only)
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Infrastructure

Zoom in on Net Zero - with Atkins' Chris Ball

Zoom in on Net Zero - with Atkins' Chris Ball

VIDEO: Managing director for nuclear and power at the engineering consultancy chats to BusinessGreen's James Murray about achieving a net zero power system

BusinessGreen staff
clock 02 December 2022 • 1 min read
Credit: iStock

When the sun doesn't shine and the wind doesn't blow: Exploring the $125bn global smart grid opportunity

Driven by soaring fossil fuel prices and the urgent need for cleaner, cheaper energy, the market for smart grid technologies is expected to explode over the coming decade

Michael Holder
clock 29 November 2022 • 5 min read
Energy company Eni drafts South-East CCS agreement

Energy company Eni drafts South-East CCS agreement

The Bacton Thames Net Zero cooperation agreement aims to help decarbonise industrial processes in the South-East of England

clock 22 November 2022 • 2 min read