27 Feb '18, 7am

NewMotion trials V2G technology in Amsterdam

NewMotion, Europe’s biggest provider of smart and safe charging solutions for electric driving, has installed the world’s first public charge points that can charge electric vehicles and deliver electricity back to the grid by using Vehicle to Grid (V2G) technology. The company launched the pilot in Amsterdam alongside grid company Alliander, technology company Enervalis and innovation platform Amsterdam Smart City. V2G technology enables the electricity stored in the batteries of electric cars to be made available to the grid at times of high demand. In the case of low demand, electric vehicles can be recharged as normal. In the future, electric drivers who use this technology will have the opportunity to receive a fee for their contribution back to the grid. In addition, grid operators can use the storage capacity of electric cars to balance peaks and troughs in energy s...

Full article: https://electriccarsreport.com/2018/02/newmotion-trials-v...

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