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JAGUAR I-PACE CHARGES SMARTER THANKS TO PARTNERSHIP JAGUAR AND JEDLIX

• Jaguar will join forces with sustainable charging platform Jedlix

Jedlix App balances the energy grid when Smart Charging electric vehicles

• Jedlix services will be available from the beginning of 2020 via the Incontrol-infotainmentsystem

Beesd, 18 November 2019 – Jaguar will join forces with Smart Charging platform Jedlix, which creates flexibility when charging the battery of electric vehicles. As a result, the Jaguar I-PACE – World Car of the Year 2019 – is able to Smart Charge on the Jedlix platform from the beginning of 2020. The Smart Charging service optimizes the I-PACE’s charge sessions by charging on the best moment for the utility market. This will decrease the peaks in energy demand and will ‘balance’ the energy grid. Owners of the Jaguar I-PACE will optimize the use of available renewable energy by their charging settings. In addition, the service will also reduce the total cost of ownership.

As a result of an increasing amount of electric vehicles in the Netherlands and Belgium, there is a rise in the demand of sustainable energy and smart charging possibilities. Jaguar and Jedlix respond to this by offering the smart charging technology. Via the Jedlix application - integrated with the I-PACE’s Incontrol-infotainmentsystem – the owner of the Jaguar I-PACE will be able to comfortable set his departure time and his peak/off-peak tariffs. The Jedlix app automatically optimizes the charging profile during peak/off-peak periods and for the utility companies using the car’s internet connection. As a result, the I-PACE relieves the energy grid and mitigates CO2 emission.

 

Niels Burgman, General Manager Electric Vehicles Jaguar Land Rover Benelux, says:

“In cooperation with Jedlix we offer the drivers of the electric Jaguar I-PACE in the Netherlands and Belgium the possibility to help balancing the energy grid. I am very enthusiatic because thousands of I-PACE drivers will get access to this service on short term. We will work hard to quickly adapt improvements and experiences. This will have a great impact."

 

Lower cost of ownership

Besides that electric driving reduces CO2-emession, Smart Charging with the Jedlix app will reduce the Jaguar I-PACE’s Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Energypartners and grid operators – for example; Eneco, ENGIE, OM | Nieuwe Energie en Tennet  – reward Jedlix for Smart Charging related electric vehicles. These revenues received are shared with the users of the app.

 

Serge Subiron, CEO of Jedlix, says:

“Thanks to the sales success of the Jaguar I-Pace, Jaguar plays an important role in the transition to electric cars in the Netherlands and Belgium. We are proud of our partnership with Jaguar and bring together the best smart charging experience to Jaguar I-PACE drivers and engage them in the energy transition.”

 

The Jedlix app can be downloaded for free in the iOS Store and Google Play Store. For more information go to www.jaguar.nl and www.jedlix.com

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Jaguar Land Rover Nederland

Aldo van Troost – PR Manager

T. 0031 (0) 345 68 88 42

M. 0031 (6) 51422470

 

National Jaguar-mediasite: http://jlrnederland.pr.co/

International Jaguar-mediasite: www.media.jaguar.com

 

About Jedlix

Jedlix is the leading software Platform for car-centric smart charging of Electric Vehicles. Jedlix teams-up with BMW, Tesla, Renault and multiple energy partners to unlock the value of the flexibility of EVs charging process at scale, reduce the Total Cost of Ownership of the cars, and enable their sustainable insertion into the energy grid.

 

About Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover is the largest car producer in the United Kingdom and is formed by 2 iconic British car brands: Land Rover. World’s leading manufacturer of premium all-Wheel-drive vehicles, and Jaguar, one of the leading manufacturers of luxurious sportscars and sports sedans.

 

From 2020 all new Jaguar- and Land Rover- models offer a form of electrification, which results in more options for customers. Jaguar Land Rover introduces a portfolio with electrified models throughout the entire delivery program, including fully electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid and mild-hybrid drive, and also still offers top luxurious and modern gasoline and diesel engines.

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About Jedlix

About Jedlix

Jedlix develops and operates a VGI platform to optimize the charging & discharging of electric vehicles and facilitate their insertion into the power grid at scale. Jedlix teams up with energy partners, charging point operators & e-mobility service providers, car OEMs to reduce the total cost of ownership of Electric Vehicles, monetize the flexibility of their charging & discharging process on energy and balancing markets, and optimize the use of renewable energy. www.jedlix.com

More info? Please contact our contact person by: Ruben.Middelkoop@jedlix.com

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