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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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Electric Nation launches Smart Charging Guide at LCNI 2017 as 500 smart chargers are installed

Electric Nation launches Smart Charging Guide Summary The project also achieves a major milestone of 500 smart chargers installed Electric Nation presents at LCNI event Electric Nation has launched a Smart Charging Guide Summary at the 2017 Low Carbon Networks & Innovation (LCNI) Conference taking place in Telford from 6-7 December 2017. At the same […]

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Electric Nation is on track to achieve its target of 700 trial participants

Electric Nation has been a huge success, having received almost 3,000 enquiries from people wanting to take part in the project. As there are only 700 spaces available, we are reaching capacity and all future applications received are being placed on a reserve list. DriveElectric, the UK’s leading specialist in electric car leasing, has had […]

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Electric Nation to launch Smart Charging Guide at LCNI 2017

Electric Nation has a stand at the 2017 Low Carbon Networks & Innovation (LCNI) Conference taking place at The International Centre in Telford on 6-7 December 2017. LCNI provides an opportunity to explore the key learnings from electricity and gas network innovation projects. Electric Nation can be found on the stand of Western Power Distribution, […]

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Electric Nation in the News

Electric Nation enjoyed lots of media coverage during November. The project was featured in motoring magazine Autocar at the end of a high profile two weeks which also saw Gill Nowell from EA Technology being interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live, Mark Dale from WPD being interviewed on Radio Wales, and the project also enjoyed […]

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Electric Nation presents at COP23, LowCVP and WPD Conferences

Electric Nation has presented at a number of conferences over recent weeks, including the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, a LowCVP event, and WPD’s Balancing Act Conference. The Electric Nation project was presented at the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference (COP23), 6 to 17 November in Bonn. The Government had a UK […]

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Electric Nation Autocar 15 Nov 17

Electric Nation in Autocar

The Electric Nation project has been featured in this week’s edition of motoring magazine Autocar. Written by Jesse Crosse, the article explains how smart charging could prevent the need for a costly overhaul of the nation’s electricity infrastructure to cope with the widespread adoption of EVs.   The story explains about the trial of Alfen […]

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Electric Nation at COP23

ELECTRIC NATION PRESENTATION AT THE 2017 UN CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE

Western Power Distribution’s and EA Technology’s Electric Nation and OpenLV projects have been presented at the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference (COP23), 6 to 17 November in Bonn. The Government has a UK Pavilion within the Bonn Zone at the conference. On the 9 & 10 of November it showcased UK expertise in low carbon […]

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