Nuvve and UC San Diego to Demonstrate Vehicle-to-Grid Technology Through Energy Commission Grant

June 14, 2017 | By Laura Margoni Nuvve will deploy its Vehicle to Grid charging platforms on 50 new UC San Diego electric vehicle chargers. The technology allows a parked electric vehicle to become part of an electric grid. Photo by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications The United States is home to more than half a million electric vehicles. What if all those vehicles could be turned into virtual power […]

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NUVVE ENABLING VEHICLE TO GRID SERVICES

We operate as an industrial strategic partner, providing our know-how, our facilities and an international network to support start-ups with the highest potential, through partnerships with venture capital funds, universities, research centers and incubators. SCENARIO Electric grids and the energy resources that supply them are experiencing transformational changes worldwide.  The introduction of renewable energy sources combined with the retirement of traditional power plants is already affecting the functioning of the […]

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GTM: Can Nuvve Make V2G Work in the Real World?

June 20, 2011 therezolution no comments Electric vehicles as the “cash-back car” by Eric Wesoff June 20, 2011 Denmark has more renewable power on the grid than most other nations, mostly wind power, and that variable power source presents some unique problems that can put some strain on the grid. What if the batteries in a fleet of electric vehicles (EVs) could provide a distributed storage resource for renewables? That’s […]

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The Economist Online: Horsepower v cash cows

AS IF petrolheads did not already have reasons aplenty to hate electric vehicles. With oil prices rising inexorably (the recent dip notwithstanding) drivers of these silent, soulless battery-powered contraptions are set to look smugly on as gas-guzzlers burn a hole in their owners’ pockets. Now, adding insult to injury, research suggests that electric cars might actually make a profit for their owners. At present, in order to meet sudden surges in demand, power companies have […]

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AutoBlog: It’s payback time from your “Cashback Car”

BY: Richard Canny The problem with lithium-ion batteries is that they’re just still too costly. And heavy. And large. When the electric vehicles(EVs) that those batteries are installed in are actually being driven, their operating cost is unbeatable – about two to three cents per mile. The problem is that the typical EV (like most vehicles) sits idle for about 95 percent of the time. Having an expensive asset sitting idle […]

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Tech Crunch: Energy is the New Internet

If you’re not paying attention to what’s going on in energy, you should. We’ve seen this movie before. Spoiler alert: There’s massive economic opportunity ahead. How massive? Imagine standing in 1992, knowing that Google, Akamai, Netflix, Facebook, Amazon, eBay, BuzzFeed and Uber lay ahead. This time it’s the “enernet,” not the internet, that will transform our lives. The story is the same, though the players have changed. Here’s the tee […]

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GridMotion Project: reducing electric vehicle usage cost thanks to smart charging process

Paris,France May 5th 2017 GridMotion Project: reducing electric vehicle usage cost thanks to smart charging process Groupe PSA, Direct Energie, Enel, Nuvve, Proxiserve and the Technical University of Denmark have launched the GridMotion project with the aim of evaluating possible savings achieved by real-life electric vehicle (EV) users through the implementation of smart charging and discharging strategies for EVs. An electric driver’s electricity bill could be reduced, with no impact […]

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PR NewsWire: Nuvve GIVe™ Platform, the World’s Largest Aggregator Participates in TenneT’s Frequency Regulation Market in the Netherlands

May 4, 2016 SAN DIEGO, May 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Nuvve’s GIVe™ Platform based on the work done by Prof. Willett Kempton at theUniversity of Delaware has not only been approved by TenneT in order to participate in the frequency regulation market, but it has also been aggregating more than 19,000 electric vehicle charging stations since January 2016, adjusting instantaneously the charging rate of thousands of EVs at any one time […]

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Smart Grid News: Discovery Showcase: 5 pretty cool new smart grid technologies

By Liz Enbysk SGN Managing Editor   As you might imagine, we get inundated with press releases about new smart grid technologies. We can’t do justice to all of them, but now and then try to highlight a few we think you’ll be interested in as part of our Discovery Showcase series. Below is our latest installment.   V2G for real:  San Diego-based startup Nuvve is commercially launching an interesting […]

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