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Electric Nation featured in Electrical Energy Storage magazine

The Electric Nation project has been featured in Electrical Energy Storage (EES) magazine. The article explains how an electric vehicle can more than double the demand on the local electricity network from a home when charging at peak times. If many homes in a local area adopt EVs, and they all charge at peak times, […]

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Nottingham gets its first electric vehicle home smart charger

A Nottingham resident has become the first person in the city to have a free home smart charger installed for his electric car through the Electric Nation project National Clean Air Day (15 June) promotes ways to improve local air quality, including increased take-up of electric vehicles Former US vice president turned eco activist Al […]

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Come and visit us at LCV2017

We’ll have a real, live Tesla Model S on the stand (number C3 100-101), along with one of our smart chargers. And of course the Electric Nation partners can explain the benefits of smart chargers. Cenex-LCV is the UK’s premier low carbon vehicle event, incorporating four key features: Technology exhibition split over three halls Extensive […]

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Electric Nation Smart Charging system proven after testing

Smart charging is being used in Electric Nation to manage the demand of groups of EVs charging, so that it does not exceed the available spare electricity network capacity. This is achieved using real-time communications between smart chargers and the smart charging solution providers, CrowdCharge and GreenFlux. The trial will expand current understanding of the […]

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150 smart chargers installed, and rising

The project, which is trialling a smart charging solution to the capacity challenge presented by increasing numbers of electric vehicles (EVs) on local electricity networks, was launched in September 2016 at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle event. The aim is to recruit a total of 500-700 people buying new EVs – both pure electric vehicles […]

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Electric Nation promotes free smart chargers at Go Ultra Low Nottingham event

Electric Nation took part in an event organised by Go Ultra Low Nottingham to showcase ultra-low emission vehicles on 6 May 2017 in Market Square. In addition to Electric Nation, many of Nottingham’s EV dealers also participated in the event. DriveElectric’s Ian Hanton, who was explaining to people about the Electric Nation project, says “The […]

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Electric Nation on the BBC

Electric Nation on the BBC

Electric Nation was featured on the BBC Coventry and Warwickshire Breakfast Show with Trish Adudu on Monday 8 May (www.bbc.co.uk/bbccoventryandwarwickshire) Jason Savidge from Stratford Energy, one of the project’s smart charger installers, was interviewed as part of the programme. Jason explained how free smart chargers are available for electric vehicle owners as part of the […]

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Electric Nation at the Swansea Clean Air Roadshow

Electric Nation takes part in the Swansea Clean Air Roadshow

Electric Nation promoted its offer of free electric vehicle smart chargers at the Swansea Clean Air Roadshow on Saturday 22nd April 2017, World Earth Day. The Electric Nation stand, sited in Castle Square in Swansea city centre, enjoyed many enquiries from people who are due to take delivery of new electric vehicles. The aim of […]

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Electric Nation smart charger

Electric Nation hits milestone of 100 smart charger installations ahead of schedule

The Electric Nation project has achieved a significant milestone with the installation of 100 electric vehicle (EV) home smart chargers. The project, which is trialling a smart charging solution to the capacity challenge presented by increasing numbers of EVs on local electricity networks, was launched in September 2016 at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle event. […]

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swansea clean air roadshow

Swansea Clean Air Roadshow, 22 April 2017

If you live in South Wales and you’re considering buying an electric vehicle, then come along to the Swansea Clean Air Roadshow event to meet the Electric Nation team and find out how you can get a free home smart charger. The smart charger is one of the very latest on the market, it can […]

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