Free e-car charging points coupled with power contract
German renewable power company sonnen has said it will offer e-car charging infrastructure free of charge with flat rate electricity contracts to customers switching to the provider, reports Henning Peitsmeier in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. “We want to integrate as many e-cars as possible into our virtual power plant,” said sonnen’s Managing Director Philipp Schröder. Car batteries used as storage devices can help balance out volatile power feed-in from renewable energy facilities.
For background, read the CLEW News Digest piece E-cars can help to sustain the power grid of the future.