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Introduction to the Test

Congratulations – you have now completed all the learning steps for this course. All that remains is the final test which will help you to gauge how much you have …

Introduction to Cenex

Before you start the course, we thought you might want to know a little more about who we are. Cenex, the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for Low Carbon and …

Introduction to Week 1

Now that we’ve introduced the course and ourselves, let’s look at what you will be learning in Week 1. In this first week, we’ll be introducing you to vehicle-to-grid charging …

Making a Business out of V2G

The markets and opportunities for V2G are not yet fully established, meaning that the business model needs to be modified and changed for each location to fit the local needs …

Introducing the Energy System

There are lots of different roles in the energy system that you’ll need to learn for this course, from Generators to Consumers, as well as the owners and operators. Increasingly …

Proposition 5: Enhanced Battery Management

The final value proposition is more technical in nature and relates to using V2G to support the preservation of the EV’s lithium-ion battery (LIB). Early research using simulations suggests that …

Proposition 1: Financial Reward

The first value proposition for V2G you’ll explore is the prospect of using V2G for financial gain. This may be achieved in various ways, which include offering flexibility services at …

Introduction to Value Propositions

A value proposition is a promise of value that can be delivered to a customer upon purchasing a product or signing up to use a service. Cenex has identified five …

Introduction to V2G Use Cases

A use case is a specific application of the technology with a type of customer or site in mind. The three main use cases for bidirectional charging are V2G, V2B …

Energy Systems

There are four important transitions going on in energy system, including the shift to Renewable, intermittent, distributed generation and electrified heat and transport. This could lead to network capacity issues, …

How to Access Market Readiness

Four metrics can be used to measure market readiness for V2G. These are: Total size of the automotive market Current EV uptake rate Existing deployment level of EVSE Whether flexibility …