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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Ford & Sunrun Team Up To Make V2H Technology A Reality. Is V2G Next?

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 30 May 2021 11:00:40 +0000

Ford and Sunrun will work together to make vehicle to home technology affordable for F-150 Lightning customers.

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Grid Storage Winners Part 2: How Much Of Which Storage By When?

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 11:30:43 +0000

Through 2060, pumped hydro storage will maintain its grid dominance, but redox flow technologies, lithium ion and many also-rans will deliver 3.6 TW.

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Lithium-Ion Battery Care Guide — Part One

Credit to Author: Barry A.F.| Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 19:35:59 +0000

Lithium-ion batteries are the most common battery in consumer electronics. They are used in everything from cell phones to power tools to electric cars and more. However they have well defined characteristics that cause them to wear out, and understanding these characteristics can help you to double the life of your batteries or more. This […]

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VW Vehicle-To-Grid Is 15 Years Too Early, Except Maybe In Texas

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 17:35:33 +0000

While I think that of the major vendors, VW is most likely to thrive in the transition to fully electric vehicles, its vehicle-to-grid offerings are so early that they are best thought of as an experimental platform.

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How Much Does Volkswagen’s Bi-Directional Charging Innovation Matter?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2021 15:37:07 +0000

One of the features Volkswagen presented at its recent Power Day event that people got most excited about was bi-directional charging. New Volkswagen models will be able to charge or discharge via Volkswagen wallboxes starting next year. This is something many EV enthusiasts have been into for many years, yet it is almost non-existent on […]

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Tesla/Apple vs. Volkswagen/Samsung?

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 16:21:14 +0000

Volkswagen’s Power Day had lots of technical information available, none more important than its promise to introduce V2G technology to its electric cars beginning next year.

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Bigelow Tea Enhances Sustainability with a Vehicle-to-Grid System

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 02:08:21 +0000

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Sustainability is a buzzword that’s being bantered about up and down Wall Street, and corporate leaders have taken notice. Many companies have adopted environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives, which are often tied to sustainability goals. In some cases, the pressure to do so has come from customers and/or investors, but in others, CEOs and […]

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