10 Jul '17, 9am

UK to fund research into letting electric cars return power to grid

The UK plans to invest millions of pounds to explore how the batteries in thousands of electric cars could help the power grid and drive take-up of the cleaner vehicles. British businesses will be able to bid for £20m of government funding for undertaking research and trials of vehicle-to-grid technology, which officials believe holds "enormous potential" benefits for drivers and the energy system. Related articles UK clean tech firms invited to pitch at BusinessGreen Technology and Investment Forum Apple confirms plans for second wind-powered Danish data centre Green power struggle: Ecotricity launches shock bid for seats on rival Good Energy's board UK to fund research into letting electric cars return power to grid Vattenfall gas plant considered for hydrogen and CCS conversion The announcement comes on the heels of a week of good news for electric car manufacturers and...

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