On November 13 2017, SparkCity was formally presented to the public. Gijs is a consultant and EV expert at grid operator Alliander but while working with us on SparkCity he was a consultant for OverMorgen. His unparalleled knowledge on the link between electric vehicles and the built environment allowed us to select the most representative neighborhoods for SparkCity.
SparkCity Symposium: the perspective of the grid operator by Arjan Wargers
ElaadNL sponsors the research of Auke Hoekstra and that makes them the largest sponsor to the SparkCity model. In this talk, Arjan Wargers explains why.
Arjan Wargers is the manager innovation at ElaadNL. This foundation is extremely interested in smart charging electric vehicles as a way to avoid unnecessary grid investments and to optimize the use of renewable energy. This video sums it up nicely:
The SparkCity model provides him with the numbers to back this position up.
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On November 13 2017, SparkCity was formally presented to the public. Roland Ferwerda, director of the NKL (national knowledge platform for EV charging infrastructure) explained why the NKL has been sponsoring the SparkCity model. We are grateful for his talk and for the funding from the NKL.
On November 13 2017, SparkCity was formally presented to the public. Michiel van Lelyveld gave a talk about the question: “What are the advantages of smart charging EVs on the electricity supply?”