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NewMotion launches 'next generation' charge points for home and office

car being charged at street-side charge point

NewMotion, eNovates and PRE Power Developers have created the ‘next generation’ of of electric vehicle charge points for home and office.

Using vehicle to grid (V2G) technology, electric vehicles can store and transfer electricity from and to the grid, allowing it to smooth out times of peak demand.

However, the three organisations said they are working on a new type of charger: vehicle to everything (V2X) which, as well as returning power to the grid, can also return it to a home or office.

Sander Ouwerkerk, business development director of NewMotion, said: "We see that Nissan and Mitsubishi are real pioneers of V2X technology at present, and we wanted to make the bi-directional possibilities, that their cars offer, usable for everyone.

“NewMotion is therefore proud to make this V2X service available for commercial purposes.

“It is a perfect addition to the 360-degree service that we already offer in the field of smart charging. With the V2X device, this reaches full service, from installation and maintenance to delivering energy.

“With our services, electric cars can thus play an even greater role in the use of renewable energy by temporarily storing (sustainable) electricity in the battery of cars.

“By cleverly dealing with the storage of clean, renewable energy from wind and solar, we can accelerate the switch to an emission-free world.

“This is possible without major investments in the grid because electric vehicles can keep peaks in supply and demand within the current limits through these V2X services."

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