I have just seen a very good article on BBC iplayer (article is in the news channel under the Click section) regarding EV's. Part of the article was with regards to an aspect of EV where customers can 'sell' remaining power from their vehicles back to the grid when they plug the vehicle in at home. The beauty of this that you can sell your power back to the grid at peak hours and then recharge your car during off-peak. The chargers do cost anything from £4000 to £5500, however there are a number of companies out there that are looking for customers to trial the idea, where if selected, they will install and provide the charger free of charge (no pun intended. lol) and upon completion of the trial you can keep the charger. I was interested myself, however I will have a Peugeot EV and this trial is only open to Nissan EV drivers. For further details please refer to link below;
Nissan EV drivers invited to take part in Vehicle to Grid trial Qualified applications for the Electric Nation Vehicle to Grid project have now been initially allocated project energy supplier propositions & progressed to the next stage. At this time, we are not currently accepting new...