Nissan: Nissan, KEPCO and Sumitomo Electric launch VPP commander program

Posted on 11. Jan, 2018 by in Nissan Canada

YOKOHAMA/OSAKA, Japan Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc. (KEPCO) and Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. currently started contrast collection to assign electric vehicles around remote control.

Sixty electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles owned by business and KEPCO will be given with EV switches, that are control instruments for electric automobile charging grown by KEPCO and Sumitomo Electric. Nissan, KEPCO and Sumitomo Electric will couple their servers to capacitate remote-control charging, collect automobile information and brand accessible charging capacity.

The exam is a initial of a kind in Japan. It is partial of a Kansai VPP Project, a proof of practical appetite plants – systems that confederate many forms of appetite sources to emanate a arguable and stretchable appetite supply. The purpose is to build adult technical imagination and collect and investigate information to weigh a use of electric vehicles as appetite sources.

Nissan creates a world’s best-selling electric vehicle, a Nissan LEAF. A new chronicle of a zero-emission automobile went on sale in Japan in October.

Nissan, KEPCO and Sumitomo Electric are operative together to grasp a low-carbon travel future, effective appetite use and a fast electricity supply as electric vehicles turn widespread.


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