Charge your EV overnight!: Charge electric cars smartly to take pressure off national grid – minister

March 22nd, 2017 Comments Off on Charge your EV overnight!: Charge electric cars smartly to take pressure off national grid – minister

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John Hayes, transport ministerGovernment backing will see more electric vehicles on Scotland’s roads. Read more ... », said it was important that such batteryCharging points at 72% of motorway stations. Read more ... »-powered cars were topped up in smart ways to avoid unduly stressing the energy systemBMW and Tesla executives meet to discuss electric cars. Read more ... ».

He said he hoped the accelerating uptake of electric carsElectric cars finally make sense… for most*. Read more ... », which registration figures show are growing faster than conventional new cars, could catalyse a wider debate on how best to manage the UK’s energy demand.

“We know the demand for electric vehiclesCouncil aims to turbo-charge electric car use in Oxford. Read more ... » places the national gridElectric cars charged by moonlight. Read more ... » under pressure. It’s critically important – we are working on this. It’s particularly important that we chargeCouncil aims to turbo-charge electric car use in Oxford. Read more ... » smart, soEcotricity's Electric Highway Grid in UK is to grow and cover entire UK motorway network. Read more ... » we flex demand and take advantage of spare capacityGlasgow shopping centre installs first rapid charging point. Read more ... »,” Hayes told an audience in LondonElectric cars finally make sense… for most*. Read more ... ».

The minister joked that a competition to design a better-looking electric carCouncil aims to turbo-charge electric car use in Oxford. Read more ... » chargerElectric vehicle charge-point installed at Fleet Services on the M3. Read more ... » could see the winning entry nicknamed the “Hayes hook-up”.

SSE, one of the UK’s big six energy companies which also runs local power grids in ScotlandHighland Charge 2014 – a Long-Range EV Trial for Help for Heroes. Read more ... », said its electric carCouncil aims to turbo-charge electric car use in Oxford. Read more ... » programmes found most owners charged their batteriesElectric cars finally make sense… for most*. Read more ... » immediately after returning homeElectric cars finally make sense… for most*. Read more ... » from workWireless Electric Vehicle Charging - Will it Work?. Read more ... ». That coincides with when energy demand is already at its highest pointElectric vehicle charging points will be 'within 25 miles' by 2014. Read more ... » in the day, which has led the companyTech Update: Wireless Charging For Electric Vehicles Moves Closer. Read more ... » to trial#ElectricCar News: EV trial shows future viability, says Zenith. Read more ... » time-shifting the chargingWiltshire making the switch to electric vehicles. Read more ... » to miss the peak.

The utility said such “demand-side response”, where a car may not start charging until a few hours after a driver has plugged it in, when demand is lower, could alleviate much of the costCouncil aims to turbo-charge electric car use in Oxford. Read more ... » of power networkWiltshire making the switch to electric vehicles. Read more ... » upgradesUSA: 2014 Nissan Leaf will get smallest of upgrades compared to 2013. Read more ... » required to cope with electric vehiclesGreen Good: Electric car sales speed up as UK plugs in to global trend. Read more ... ». However, most of the UK’s existing 10Good. Speedy charging driving a global boom in electric cars. Read more ... »,000-plus charging pointsCouncil aims to turbo-charge electric car use in Oxford. Read more ... » do not have such technologyUK GOV: Keeping the existing plug-in vehicle grants until at least May 2015.. Read more ... ».

Stewart ReidWhat would happen if everyone in a street charged an Electric Car at the same time?. Read more ... », ‎head of asset management and innovation at SSEMy Electric Avenue leads electric cars away from grid meltdown. Read more ... », said realistically some network upgrades, which would ultimately be passed on to energy bills, would be required if electric cars took off in a big way.

“If this goes ballistic, if it’s like iPads went, then we’re going to have a very big investment programme: you’re going to have to invest in the network. But at least we’re going in with our eyes open,” he said.

A spokesman for the Energy Networks Association, whose members run local power grids, agreed that investment in the network would be needed. But he said: “ElectricityChanging Times in Hemel: Bright sparks finally switch on to electric car charging. Read more ... » network operators are developing a numberGreen Good: Electric car sales speed up as UK plugs in to global trend. Read more ... » of innovative solutions to enable people to charge their vehicles while minimising the impact on the power network.”


From https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/mar/20/electric-cars-uk-power-grids-charging-peaks-sse-demand-side-response


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