Solar-powered car parks for electric cars to go on trial

Motorists will be able to charge their electric vehicles in solar-powered car parks as part of a new trial. The Smart Hubs demonstrator project will also use vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology to enable cars to deliver electricity back to the smart grid. Edinburgh-based Flexitricity, Flexisolar, Turbo Power Systems and Smart Power Systems are among the firms involved in the project.

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