OVO Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) charging (Image: T. Larkum/Fuel Included)

UK to fund research into letting electric cars return power to grid

Vehicle-to-grid technology could help meet demand for electricity at peak times, with owners paid in money or free parking British businesses will be able to bid for £20m of government funding for undertaking research and trials of vehicle-to-grid technology, which officials believe holds “enormous potential” benefits for drivers and the energy system. The announcement comes