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

V2G tech soon to be economically viable, ready to deliver millions in consumer benefits

Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) EV chargers could be economically viable in the near term and save hundreds of millions of pounds in grid costs, but only if the industry can deliver specific conditions. That is the principal finding from a new report on the technology, published this week on the back of a government-funded competition surrounding the

Renault rolling-out V2G trials across Europe

First vehicle-to-grid projects live in the Netherlands and Portugal. Renault has launched the first large-scale bi-directional charging pilot projects in Europe, starting in Utrecht, the Netherlands and on the Portuguese island of Porto Santo. Similar projects will follow in five more European countries with the aim to develop services and gather learnings for future harmonisation.

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

EDF Energy prepares launch of V2G offer following agreement with Nuvve

EDF Energy is to offer its business customers vehicle-to-grid (V2G) chargers, as well as using them on its own sites, after partnering with charger supplier and technology developer Nuvve. The supplier is expecting the partnership to result in up to 1,500 installations of V2G chargers, while hoping to unlock 15MW of additional energy storage capacity