Long-stay car parks could unlock 4.3GW of flexible energy

UKPN claims that more than 1.3 million homes could be powered by utilising electric car batteries when they are parked in long-stay car parks. The network operator suggests that 4.3GW of flexible electricity could be unlocked by filling up electric cars’ batteries in long-stay car parks when energy is cheap and demand is low and injecting power back into the system at peak times.

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