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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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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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