Volkswagen Group has announced that it is to establish an electricity supply company to provide “energy offerings and charging solutions”. In the Tuesday 8 January press release, Volkswagen said that the company, called Elli Group GmbH, is to develop energy and charging products and services for Volkswagen, utilising renewable energy sources and smart charging solutions. New services will include domestic charging technologies and tariffs linked to these, vehicle-to-grid flexibility services and integration with storage and solar technologies. The company said it will gradually build up a portfolio of intelligent power tariffs, Wallboxes and charging stations along with an energy management system.