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Octopus Energy and National Grid ESO hail ‘line in the sand’ moment for V2G tech

Octopus Energy Group and National Grid ESO have used electric vehicles (EVs) to help balance the grid in what they are dubbing a first for vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology. The ESO directly sent a series of signals to Octopus between 17:00-05:00 over 3-5 August 2022, which then charged and discharged 20 EVs depending on the needs