The Number of Electric Vehicles on the UK's roads could power 300,000 homes!
The number of electric vehicles currently on the streets in the UK could produce enough energy to power more than 300,000 homes, according to new research.
Based on the number of Nissan Leaf electric cars in the UK – 19,000 as of the third quarter of 2017 – vehicle-to-grid (V2G) charging could allow consumers to contribute up to 114 megawatts (MW) of power to the grid, according to calculations by one of Britain's top energy challengers, Ovo Energy. The UK government has put £30m towards developing V2G technology, the use of which is hoped to increase grid flexibility ...
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