Green light for £7m vehicle-to-grid battery storage project

(REPOST: The Energyst)A consortium has secured £3m funding to see how electric vehicles can deliver demand-side response and battery storage. The aim is to work out whether EVs can help balance...

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Renault aims to bring EV cost down as drivers look to small-vehicle market

(REPOST: Autovista Group)The Renault Zoe is an example of this, with sales in Europe rising 48% to 27,245 in the first 11 months of last year. However, sales of the Nissan Leaf were flat at...

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From followers to leaders: The changing face of Europe’s energy storage market

(REPOST: Energy Storage News)The biggest market segment for electrical storage remains the utility-scale battery storage market (i.e. front-of-meter), accounting for 60% of total capacities...

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Electric Vehicles Cost Less Than Half As Much To Drive

(REPOST: forbes)The average cost to operate an EV in the United States is $485 per year, while the average for a gasoline-powered vehicle is $1,117, according to the study by Michael Sivak and...

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Electric car registration in Wales rises by 35%

(REPOST: BBC News)Wales is ahead of the UK average of 27% growth, figures from the Go Ultra Low partnership show.

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Why don’t electric cars look more like the future?

(REPOST: Design Products & Applications)Before they hit the market and became relatively mainstream, many imagined (or at least, hoped) that electric cars would resemble the Light Runner from...

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We need green plates

(REPOST: API)If ultra-low emission vehicles could display the fact that they are greener – by wearing a new green registration plate – then this would demonstrate their green credentials to others...

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General Electric targets giant Midlands battery storage system

(REPOST: edie)Arenko has invested in the American firm’s 41MW battery energy storage system, and will use advanced control technologies to provide on-demand electricity equivalent to approximately...

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We are often asked how big a home battery should be to get the best value for money.

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