Kaluza's smart charging and vehicle-to-grid intelligence wins BusinessGreen Technology Award

Posted: 06 Dec 2019

Kaluza, OVO Group’s intelligent energy platform, was named ‘Transport Technology of the Year’ for its electric vehicle charging optimisation at the BusinessGreen Technology Awards in London yesterday.

Friday, 6th December 2019

Expert judges assessed the ability of the technologies to deliver environmental benefits at scale, with a focus on successful deployments in the real world. Kaluza’s platform plays a crucial role in the world’s largest roll out of vehicle-to-grid technology and is optimising a rapidly-growing number of electric car smart chargers across the UK.

Yoann Martin, Director of Product and Engineering at Kaluza, commented:

“With a ban on combustion engines by 2040, we need scalable intelligence to successfully transition to electric cars and unlock the full potential of smart charging for a zero carbon grid. Winning this award is testimony to our platform’s ability to optimise smart charging to support the grid and enable people in their homes to make money from surplus energy.”

Kaluza is one of the world’s first intelligent energy platforms that responds in real time to the grid’s energy supply, demand balance and wholesale prices, optimising the energy use of single devices, including home heating systems and electric cars. Connecting and controlling these devices at scale, the technology creates flexibility to help push demand away from peak times, whilst meeting consumer needs and reducing carbon emissions.


About Kaluza

Kaluza is OVO Group’s intelligent energy platform able to connect and control millions of smart devices across people’s homes, such as electric vehicles, heaters and batteries. The machine learning platform introduces new flexibility into the energy system by optimising individual devices to use energy during off-peak hours, when costs and carbon are lower. Working with a range of industry-leading hardware manufacturers, energy suppliers and grid operators, Kaluza is driving the global transition to a distributed and secure, zero carbon grid. https://www.kaluza.com/



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