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  1. Ice Breakers
    Hi there Just joined. Have ordered a Hyundai Ioniq 5 expecting delivery in December. I'd like to get ahead of the game and have a wall box installed soon. I'm based in the UK, does anyone recommend a particular installer? I'm most interested in the Ohme. I'm also wondering, if I get an...
  2. General Charging Discussion
    Hello, I would appreciate it if EV owners and enthusiasts could take the time to fill out this quick 5 min survey! I am a student at Boston University studying Sustainable Energy. My final project centers around bidirectional charging viability. Thank you so much...
  3. General Charging Discussion
    I'd like to learn more about the remuneration to electric car owners as a consequence of battery degradation (due to charging/discharging cycles) in a V2G/V2B (in general, V2X) context. How is it estimated this economic compense? Which is the state-of-the-art in compensation models for EV...
  4. Second Gen Nissan LEAF (LEAF40 & LEAF62)
    Hi all, New joiner here. Some help please! I currently have an old Nissan leaf and am looking to stay within the Nissan line-up. I'm really interested in the Octopus V2G bundle; however, it only offers the 40kWh model. I was looking to get into the larger battery model (the 62 Tekna) but am...
  5. General EV Discussion
    Hi, I've become aware of vehicle to grid technology. It seems very interesting and appears to require specific charging technology (not a surprise). However, does this mean that my current zappi charger will be obsoleted by this - I've heard about poc trials in London? Thx D
  6. Renault ZOE
    Just saw this on my news feed and thought t was interesting. How an electric car can make you money I thought the only cars that could do V2G were the new Nissan Leaf's. If this is the case then would be interesting if any of the UK companies could offer it.
  7. General EV Discussion
    Hi, I am Simone. I am part of an innovation project which is looking at developing an app that will help EV/Plug-in owners managing their car and in particular, introduce them to Vehicle-to-Grid technology (V2G)! (y) We're in the early stages of developing the app, and we want inputS from...
  8. General Charging Discussion
    Octopus Energy seem to be one of the energy providers that are being really innovative. They've already got Octopus GO and Octpus Agile tariffs which can both work well fpr EV drivers. Well they ae now looking at trialing V2G (Vehicle 2 Grid). I know there was another initiative somewhere in...
  9. Second Gen Nissan LEAF (LEAF40 & LEAF62)
    I've registered, just had my confirmation, more as its something I want to be an installer of and have a lot of clients that this would be a great idea for but for all you Leaf 40 people this could be a bit of a game changer. As I understand it only the Leaf 40 is V2G enabled although at the...
  10. General Charging Discussion
    Why is the inverter for a V2G so expensive £8000 to £9500 for a 10KW unit per Drive Electric in UK. DriveElectric launches Vehicle to Grid charging service - DriveElectric Is there not an inverter in an EV and why is this not available to connect the stored battery to the grid ? Are there...
  11. General EV Discussion
    Vehicle 2 grid: call for evidence from BEIS, they want consumers views! Call for evidence a smart, flexible energy system - Consultations - GOV.UK (with my emphasis) As part of our commitment to building a 21st century energy infrastructure, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial...
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