Battery manufacturer, GS Yuasa, have announced they will supply their industry leading dual chemical battery technology to a cutting-edge Port Energy Systems Optimisation (PESO) project in Portsmouth.
The project, which will provide power for electric vehicle charging and localised grid support, will be piloted at Portsmouth International Port. It will include a dual chemical (lead acid and lithium-ion) hybrid energy storage system at its heart and contribute to plans set out by Portsmouth City Council in what is being praised as the ‘city’s greenest ever budget.’
A big problem for rapid charging of electric vehicles (EVs) is the limited power available to a lot of commercial premises. This will often be in the 30-50kW range for a medium sized shop or car showroom. The battery