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Power company looks to Man City fans to scale home energy storage

by Futures Centre, Jun 13
1 minute read

In the UK, domestic energy company Eaton has agreed a partnership with football club Manchester City to market its home energy storage unit. The aim is to encourage fans of the football club to consider investing in a home energy storage kit, which uses second-life batteries from Nissan’s electric vehicles.

When connected to the residential power supply or a domestic renewable energy source, such as a solar PV installation, the unit stores available energy, and release it when demand and costs are high. This enables homes to avoid expensive daytime or peak tariffs. 

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