National Grid has estimated that 80% of electric vehicle drivers will use smart charging by 2050 and this will help balance almost half of the UK's energy demands brought on by the move to zero emissions driving.
Charge point provider, Pod Point has said that traditional time of use tariffs that provide cheap off-peak energy during the night, “like Economy 7”, are a crude tool.
National Grid’s fleet of nearly 3,000 vehicles will be zero emission by 2030, says fleet manager Lorna McAtear
The National Grid said it supports the more ambitious target while giving evidence to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee yesterday (March 27).
GMB calls on the Government and National Grid to invest now and upgrade infrastructure to ensure Britain is ready for mass adoption of electric vehicles (EVs).
Two-way batteries on electric vehicles open up the possibility of fleets selling power back with Vehicle to Grid technology.
It wants to work with third-party suppliers to create a new motorway network of EV charging points, enabling vehicles to be charged in less than 12 minutes.
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