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Electric Nation at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle 2018 event

Electric Nation was represented on the Western Power Distribution stand at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle (LCV) 2018 event which took place at Millbrook Proving Ground on 12-13 September, and Nick Storer gave a presentation about the project in the ‘E-Mobility Learning from Large Scale Projects for Transport’ session.   Smart charging, as being trialled […]

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Come and visit Electric Nation at LCV2018

The Electric Nation project will have a presence on the Western Power Distribution stand C3 206at the Cenex-LCV2018 annual national low carbon vehicle event which takes place at Millbrook, 12th-13thSeptember 2018. Nick Storer will also be presenting about the latest Electric Nation project findings at the event 11:00 on 12thSeptember (‘E-Mobility Learning from Large Scale […]

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Smart Charging App – early indications of EV driver usage

Electric Nation trial participants have been given the opportunity to interact with smart charging systems through apps; early findings show that smart charging override is an important function, but only for a minority of EV drivers. Over spring and summer, 248 Electric Nation trial participants have been given the opportunity to interact with the GreenFlux […]

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Final EV smart charger is installed for the fully recruited Electric Nation project

Smart chargers are now installed for the EVs of all participants and Electric Nation moves into final phase of learning from the trial Smart charging can be a key solution to the impact of increasing numbers of EVs on the electricity network The Electric Nation project has installed its final smart charger as part of […]

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Western Power Distribution Smart Charging Video

Western Power Distribution has produced an animated video about the growth of electric vehicles and smart charging which can be viewed on the Electric Nation home page: www.electricnation.org.uk The video explains how more of us are moving from driving petrol and diesel vehicles to driving electric vehicles, as lower costs and air quality concerns in […]

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Electric Nation at Robert Llewellyn’s Fully Charged LIVE, Silverstone, 9-10 June 2018

Electric Nation was represented on the DriveElectric stand at Robert Llewellyn’s Fully Charged LIVE event at Silverstone, 9-10 June 2018. Electric Nation’s Smart Charging Summary Guide (available in our Resources section) was available on the DriveElectric stand, which also featured BBC Radio 2 presenter and producer Mark Goodier interviewing people on the subject of EVs. […]

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Come and Meet Electric Nation at Robert Llewellyn’s Fully Charged Live Event

Electric Nation, in the form of DriveElectric, will have a stand at Robert Llewellyn’s Fully Charged LIVE event, taking place over the weekend of 9 & 10 June 2018 at Silverstone. You can pick up a copy of our Smart Charging Guide on the stand of DriveElectric, the leasing partner at Fully Charged LIVE. With […]

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What has been learnt so far from Electric Nation surveys?

We wanted to take this opportunity to thank all our recruits for being so engaged with the surveys so far! To date, they have been tasked with completing 2-3 of them, and response rates have been fantastic – we are hoping to see this remain the case for the duration of the project. For now, […]

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New video explains how the Electric Nation smart charging system works

If you want to know more detail about how the Electric Nation smart charging system works then you can now watch a video, with Mark Dale, Innovation and Low Carbon Networks Engineer, Western Power Distribution, talking through the Electric Nation model. The model represents a street with a number of homes. Electric cars are charging […]

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Electric Nation at Ecobuild 2018

Electric Nation is due to be presented at Ecobuild 2018, which takes place from 6-8 March at ExCeL, London. Mark Dale, Innovation and Low Carbon Networks Engineer, Western Power Distribution, is delivering a talk during the session entitled ‘Integrating electric vehicles into the built environment’, from 15.00-16.15 on 7 March in the Energy & HVAC […]

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