Excuse Me, Can I Use Your Car To Stabilize & Power The Grid?

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 02:59:14 +0000

We’ve got some more findings to dive into based on the Interim Social Report from the Realizing Electric Vehicle-to-Grid Services (REVS) trial in Australia. Please see “The Unknown Unknowns of Vehicle-to-Grid Tech” for our first piece on this REVS project, which is being implemented at 11 Australian Capital Territory government sites across Canberra. Just like […]

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The Unknown Unknowns of Vehicle-to-Grid Tech

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:58:04 +0000

Since June 2020, a team from the Australian National University in Canberra has been investigating the possible integration of electric vehicles into the grid. Known as REVS (Realizing Electric Vehicle-to-Grid Services), the trial is implementing vehicle-to-grid technology in a fleet of 51 Nissan Leafs in Canberra. Nissan Leafs are being used because they are the […]

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Aligning Utilities & Electric Vehicles, for the Greater Grid

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2022 21:58:17 +0000

New Research Explores Potential Value of Implementing EV Managed Charging To Move Toward Realizing Effective Vehicle-Grid Integration It is 5 p.m., and you arrive home from work when it is peak demand for the grid. Your electric vehicle (EV) is 50% charged — you could either plug it in and charge right away or, if […]

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There Could Be A Big Opportunity For Hyundai In South Africa With Vehicle-To-Load (V2L)

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2021 17:05:41 +0000

There is probably no better place and time to advertise vehicles with Vehicle-to-Load (V2L) capability than in South Africa right now! Vehicles equipped with V2L make it possible to power 240V appliances, for example, from the vehicle’s traction battery. The Ford F150 Lightning is one of the vehicles that we are really looking forward to […]

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Canadian Electric Vehicle-To-Grid Project Uses Blockchain

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2021 20:54:04 +0000

Electric vehicles have a number of benefits that gas-powered ones do not. To name just a few, they have zero direct toxic emissions, they produce very little road noise, they have fewer moving parts that need replacement or repairs, and in some cases their batteries can be re-purposed for second life use in stationary energy […]

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Modern Infrastructure Means a Modern Electric Grid

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 23:28:33 +0000

By U.S. Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) As the solar industry continues to grow and America moves toward a bright clean energy future, there’s a critical need to make sure our electric grid can keep up. Right now, we have an historic opportunity to uplift every American community by growing the clean energy economy, but […]

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The Benefits of Electric School Buses, V2G for Low-Income Communities

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2021 00:44:16 +0000

By Alison Wiley I love the school bus world because it is full of heart and makes public education possible, especially for low-income communities. In the harsh year of the pandemic, school districts nationwide pivoted so that their buses transported breakfasts and lunches instead of students because meals were what their communities needed. That flexibility, […]

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U.S. Energy Department Releases Request for Information on Electric Vehicle Grid Integration

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2021 16:35:12 +0000

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), and DOE’s Office of Electricity (OE), have announced a request for information (RFI) seeking feedback from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders on issues related to integrating electric vehicles (EVs) with the grid. Electrification is a key part […]

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