Utrecht take first bidirectional charging station for solar energy use




The Utrechtse Lombok district is Tuesday in use Vehicle2Grid the energy storage system. In this system, charging stations for cars connected to solar panels and electric cars can also provide energy back.

V2G charging station Utrecht The Utrechtse Lombok district gets the first Vehicle2Grid-charging station in Europe. The pile is Tuesday inaugurated, followed fifteen similar poles for the system. The intention is that electric cars as mobile batteries for storing solar energy will act.

The posts are connected to solar panels on buildings in the neighborhood. Cars can load at the poles but the system also works in reverse: too little induced current vehicles can supply energy back to the electricity network.

The idea comes from the pen of the Smart Solar Charging consortium. Herein take Stedin, the municipality of Utrecht, GE, Vidyn, Last Mile Solutions, Economic Board and Utrecht LomboXnet part, writes latter.


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