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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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Electric Nation on BBC Radio 5 Live 6 Nov 17

Electric Nation on BBC Radio 5 Live

Gill Nowell from EA Technology and the Electric Nation project took part in today’s BBC Radio 5 live Breakfast Show about electric vehicles. Rachel Burden presented the programme, which included what is best described as an interesting range of views about EVs. The headline issue being discussed was “What would make you convert from petrol […]

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Electric Nation to present at the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference

Western Power Distribution’s and EA Technology’s Electric Nation and OpenLV projects are being presented at the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference (COP23), 6 to 17 November in Bonn. The Electric Nation and OpenLV presentations are taking place on 9 November. The Government has a UK Pavilion within the Bonn Zone at the conference. On the […]

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Electric Nation Article Energy World Nov 17

Electric Nation featured in Energy World

Electric Nation has been featured in the November 2017 issue of Energy World magazine. The 2,000 word article provides all the information you need to know about the Electric Nation project and smart charging. Titled ‘Energy use in transport: EV charging and how this would impact the grid’, the feature looks at National Grid’s ‘Future […]

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Electric Nation smart charger Nottingham

Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill

The Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill has had its first reading in Parliament on 18 October (no debate), with the second reading (with debate) on 23 October. The following sections relates to smart charge points: 12 Smart charge points (1) Regulations may provide that a person must not sell or install a charge point unless it […]

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Electric Nation presents at the LowCVP Seminars at Energy 2017

Dave Roberts and Mike Potter, both from Electric Nation, presented at a LowCVP seminar entitled ‘The Electric Vehicle Revolution: Managing Impacts on the Powergrid’ which preceded the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership’s (LowCVP) Low Carbon Champions Awards dinner. Dave and Mike contributed to the debate about whether the UK’s electricity grid can cope with increasing numbers […]

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Balancing Act 2017

Electric Nation at WPD’s Balancing Act Conference

A presentation about Electric Nation, providing information for the first time about the project’s Network Assessment Tool, was delivered at Western Power Distribution’s Balancing Act Conference which took place in London on 5 October 2017. The ‘Future Networks – A Balancing Act’ event was held at the Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge, organised by WPD’s Innovation […]

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BMW at 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

THE TOP 10 ELECTRIC CAR NEWS STORIES FROM THE 2017 FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW

Electric cars were the big news at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. This wasn’t a surprise after a string of recent announcements about electric vehicles, including the UK government’s ban on petrol and diesel cars from 2040, as well as more recently China considering a fossil fuel car ban.   Volkswagen, along with other manufacturers, […]

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ELECTRIFYING THE UK AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY: LCV2017 REVIEW

Electric Nation exhibited at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle (LCV2017) event which took place at Millbrook in Bedfordshire on 6-7 September, but the reason for the event’s existence came in a statement from Jaguar Land Rover at the TechFest event in London. On 7 September JLR announced that all its new vehicles will be electrified from […]

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