EV-elocity Project

Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) innovation with electric vehicles
EV-elocity Project
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EV-elocity is a research and development project looking at increasing the uptake of electric vehicles through helping consumers to monetise their investment using vehicle-to-grid innovation.

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EV-elocity is a research and development project looking at increasing the uptake of electric vehicles through helping consumers to monetise their investment using vehicle-to-grid (V2G) innovation. The project is exploring new technologies, encouraging behaviour change and developing business models that will enable the sharing of the value V2G can bring to the grid, local and regional businesses and the consumer.

Our ecosystem of partners is looking to demonstrate vehicle-to-grid in a range of real-world situations to gain technical, customer and commercial insights into this emerging technology. The project will demonstrate the value of this offering via different case studies with a view of scaling deployment across the country and internationally.

The EV-elocity Project is funded by The Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV) and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and facilitated by Innovate UK.

project aims


Deploy a technology-agnostic backend system and user interface to manage and operate V2G units


Demonstrate V2G across a range of UK locations, collecting data on charger, user and vehicle behaviour


Discover more about the user behaviour and operation of V2G


Deepen understanding around the impacts of V2G on battery degradation


Develop an evidence-based techno-economic model of the viability and value of V2G within the UK

latest news from EV-elocity


The UK’s most scenic V2G chargepoint deployment?

Ignore the low hum from some of the industrial buildings.  Focus on the contrast of the pink begonias against the deep blue October sky. Focus on the green leaves of the trees starting to show the amber colours of autumn.  Absorb the noise of the splashing of the fountain into …
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Vehicle-to-Grid at Leeds City Council

Leeds City Council have completed the installation of six vehicle-to-grid (V2G) chargers across two local authority locations. There are five units installed at the Council’s busy Knowsthorpe Gate site. These units supplement existing charge point facilities which in turn support a number of the authorities’ large electric vehicle fleet. The …
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A full battery in just 1⃣5⃣ minutes is certainly impressive and an exciting move in the uptake of #EVs https://t.co/SRpsumvXCV
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Transport Minister Trudy Harrison says, “These Cenex events are an incredibly important staging post for the industry ahead of #COP26, helping us focus our energies and share ideas as we continue to play our part in tackling the greatest challenge of the century."

#LCV2021 https://t.co/ohvltWawb6
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Great to have @trentbasinnews @ProjectSCENe recognised as one of 10 global projects that demonstrate the possibilities of low- #energy #architecture: "Since 2018 the community has generated enough #RenewableEnergy to save 110t of #carbon"
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