Close
Close

Published

Hitachi and Moixa launch V2G archipelago smart grid pilot

UK startup Moixa and Hitachi have announced a collaboration to build a smart grid, on an island off the southwest of England. This smart grid will combine renewable energy, battery storage and electric vehicles to balance power and usage in the Isles of Scilly – a Cornish archipelago. The project will involve building a virtual power plant (VPP) on the island using solar power and battery storage, while also integrating vehicle to grid (V2G) storage into the same network. The project is the first announced of its kind, and will act as testing grounding and model for a holistic VPP system that utilize all the assets of emerging clean power technology – which in this case, heavily center around solar…

Close