Partners

A.T. Kearney (Lead Partner) is a leading global management consulting firm with offices in more than 40 countries. Since 1926, we have been trusted advisors to the world’s foremost organizations. A.T. Kearney is a partner-owned firm, committed to helping clients achieve immediate impact and growing advantage on their most mission-critical issues.  A.T. Kearney is unrivalled globally in our ability to provide the analytics capability necessary to optimise energy and infrastructure systems.  We now recognize there is a need for this to be applicable in a digital environment and have set up the Helios team. Helios, helps our clients unlock value by harnessing data in real time, using advanced analytics to identify opportunities to improve efficiency.

Brixworth Technology is a technology company specialising in connected software and hardware design, providing full end-to-end communications channels and scalable cloud platforms for data storage, processing, and dissemination.

The founders of the business carry a wealth of software and hardware know-how gathered from many years of industrial experience in telematics and the petrochemical process control industries.

Cenex was established in 2005 as the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for Low Carbon and Fuel Cell technologies.  Today Cenex operates as an independent not-for-profit consultancy specialising in the delivery of projects, supporting innovation and market development, focused on low carbon vehicles and associated energy infrastructure.

Cenex has an established track record of undertaking research and development into the market dynamics for low carbon transport.  In addition, Cenex participates in a number of demonstration projects to promote UK market development and competitiveness in low carbon automotive technologies including electric, hydrogen, and biomethane fuels.

The lessons learned from these projects are used to build on our existing knowledge base and to advise and facilitate the appropriate deployment of UK low carbon automotive technologies and fuels.

See https://www.cenex.co.uk/energy-infrastructure/trials-and-demonstrators/vehicle-to-grid-v2g/ for specific V2G. 

Honda is currently the fourth-largest vehicle manufacturer in the world. Honda sells cars in 150 markets globally. Models such as the Civic, Accord, CR-V and HR-V are best-sellers in many regions.

The national sales offices span four major regions. Hondas are sold in 30 countries across Japan & Asia Oceania, 38 countries in the Americas, 46 countries in Europe and 36 countries in Africa and the Middle East.

E-Car Club (part of the Europcar Mobility Group) is the UK’s first entirely electric pay-per-use car club, designed to provide individuals and businesses across the United Kingdom with the convenience and flexibility of access to full-sized electric cars and vans without the high cost of owning them. E-Car’s mission is simple; to transform mobility by providing smart, shared travel solutions which minimise negative impacts on the environment and are affordable to all.

The University of Nottingham (UoN) is a leading international institution that teaches 43,000 students annually and is the number one choice among the UK’s top graduate employers. In the Faculty of Engineering, where the EV-elocity Project investigators are based, more than 98 per cent of research is of international quality, with 85 per cent graded as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.

This includes the multi-award winning £2.5M Creative Energy Homes project and £6M Project SCENe, which focuses on new ways of providing affordable, environmentally sustainable housing and community energy networks. These projects also explore the feasibility of smart-grid and energy storage technologies to meet the next generation of energy demand. The investigators in this project are linked to UoN’s Energy Technologies Research Institute, a leading international centre for multi-disciplinary energy research, with a reputation for excellence across a broad range of technologies including energy storage and electrical grids, with a current energy research grant portfolio in excess of £40M. UoN brings a multi-disciplinary team to EV-elocity Project.

WMG is a multi-disciplinary academic department at the University of Warwick, with a broad range of applied engineering, science and technological research and teaching. The University of Warwick is one of the UK’s leading universities, based in the heart of England on the outskirts of Coventry. WMG has historically focussed on the automotive and aerospace industries, but it has expanded into a wide variety of industries including construction, defence, pharmaceutical, telecommunications, digital technologies, healthcare, finance and rail. Amongst other entities, WMG contains the Energy Innovation Centre and WMG centre High Value Manufacturing Catapult, under which a large range of battery- and EV-related research takes place. The research for the EV-elocity project will take place within the Energy Systems group.

Leeds City Council is the local authority of the City of Leeds in West Yorkshire, England. It is a metropolitan district council, one of five in West Yorkshire and one of 36 in the metropolitan counties of England, and provides the majority of local government services in Leeds. Since 1 April 2014 it has been a constituent council of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority.

Nottingham City Council is a leading public sector organisation in energy and sustainability. This year the council’s political leader signed the UK100 pledge committing the city to 100% green energy by 2050 and it has already met its 2020 target to reduce emissions by 26%, currently standing at 33%.

The Energy Services Directorate is responsible for managing, maintaining and developing the energy infrastructure for Nottingham City and contributing low carbon objectives. It manages the largest District Heat Network in the UK, heating 5000 homes and providing heat and electricity to 150 businesses, has installed Solar PV on 5000 homes and 47 commercial sites, has commissioned over £2.2M of energy efficiency projects and set up Robin Hood Energy, the first not-for-profit energy company owned by a local authority to tackle fuel poverty.

Delivering sustainable regeneration: Peel Land and Property owns 1.2 million m2 of property and 15,000 hectares of land and water. Our holdings are concentrated in North West England, the Clyde, Yorkshire and the Medway with a portfolio valued at £2.5 billion. Our specialist teams have a proven track record in delivering high quality sustainable mixed use developments with a focus on creating new communities. Peel Land and Property is part of The Peel Group, one of the UK’s foremost investors in real estate, infrastructure and transport, with assets owned or under management of more than £5 billion.