Power to spare - Nissan and Endesa sign pledge to promote Europe's first mass market vehicle-to-grid system (Image: Nissan)

Power to Spare – Nissan and Endesa Sign Vehicle to Grid Pledge

POWER TO SPARE – NISSAN AND ENDESA SIGN PLEDGE TO PROMOTE EUROPE’S FIRST MASS MARKET VEHICLE TO GRID SYSTEM Nissan and Endesa, an Enel Group subsidiary, collaborate on bringing key technologies to market Game-changing technology unlocks the potential of two-way charging and allows customers to reduce costs by selling power from electric vehicle batteries to the

Citi: Battery storage to hasten demise of fossil fuels

Investment bank says wide deployment of battery storage will hasten the demise of fossil fuels and utilities that remain focused on centralised generation. It tips rapid fall in costs and a $400bn storage market by 2030. citi reportInvestment bank Citigroup predicts that the wide deployment of battery storage technologies will hasten the demise of fossil

A trial deployment of Moixa's residential storage systems have been supported by the UK government in a competitive demonstration scheme. (Image: Moixa)

UK energy minister defends record on energy storage

The UK’s minister for energy has said that her government is not planning any framework of incentives for energy storage, but said nonetheless that public funds can help “bridge the gap” between ideas and commercialisation. Amber Rudd, a minister at the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC), attended an event hosted in Westminster, London

Driving school: your children will learn to drive with Renault Zoe

Renault has introduced a special version of “driving school” Zoe. It’s to allow learner drivers to familiarize themselves with the electric car in their first hours of driving. Available since January, the Zoe dedicated to driving schools had been formalized in October, since the Paris Convention of Network driver education centers (RECs). Fitted directly in

Audi A3 e-tron, Mitsubishi Outlander and BMW i3 plug-ins

Audi A3 e-tron vs BMW i3 & Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Plug-in cars promise great efficiency, but is Audi’s new A3 e-tron hybrid a better bet than range-extending i3 and Outlander? Eco-friendly plug-in models are slowly gaining in popularity, so it’s no real surprise that after decades of experimentation Audi has finally decided to jump on the petrol-electric bandwagon. The new A3 e-tron is based on