Electricity - it doesn't come from coal-fired power stations anymore, but increasingly from hundreds of renewable generation facilities up and down the land, some very small and some very large. All this electricity needs to be "balanced" so there is just the right amount for when you want to make that refreshing cup of tea.
Grid Balancing? It's the reason behind all those smart meters in our homes, so the power companies know exactly what power we use, where and when. Then, we just need to over-generate and store the surplus. Simple!
You can read more on the topic in my article in the most recent edition of Lodders Life - our magazine for clients and friends. Simply turn to page 28 to find out more!
As well as this, whenever it is physically plugged in, each EV will use its own battery as part of the National Grid.