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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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SSEN seeks views on managed charging solutions to aid smooth EV transition

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has launched a consultation on Managed Electric Vehicle Charging, seeking views on proposed solutions to help avoid potential overloads on local electricity networks caused by sharp increases in the use of electric vehicles. The consultation forms part of SSEN’s Smart EV project, undertaken alongside technology partners EA Technology and […]

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Top 10 Electric Cars at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show

There were a number of electric cars on display at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show that are due to be in production soon. Here’s our Top 10 Electric at Geneva this year that may – or may not – be connecting to the local electricity networks here in the UK before long… Jaguar I-PACE The […]

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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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Record growth in UK electric vehicle sales in 2017

Electric and plug-in hybrid vehicle registrations in 2017 increased by more than 27% compared to the previous year. The total number of plug-in cars on UK roads passed 130,000, and 46,522 ultra low emission vehicles were registered in 2017. Go Ultra Low expects that electric car registrations could reach 60,000 for the first time in […]

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