Sonnen & TenneT Power German Grid With Electric Cars

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2023 01:07:22 +0000

TenneT and sonnen have announced that they’ve powered the German grid with electric cars. TenneT is a top electricity network operator in Europe, and sonnen produces and manages stationary battery storage systems. Working together, TenneT tapped into the electricity stored in electric car batteries that are part of the sonnenCommunity. It did so when there […]

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US Dept. Of Defense Inches Closer To Tactical Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sat, 04 Feb 2023 18:20:59 +0000

electric vehicles defense canooThe US Department of Defense is finally leveling up its interest in electric vehicles, and Canoo is front and center.

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Toyota To Study V2G In Texas In 2023

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 01 Jan 2023 20:00:14 +0000

Here at CleanTechnica, we’ve written a great number of articles about Vehicle-To-Grid (V2G) technology. It’s highly important not only to help stabilize the grid (thousands of EVs can help the grid keep up during unusual times using energy from times when the grid wasn’t so strained), but V2X (vehicle to X) can do anything from […]

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Vehicle-To-Grid (V2G) Charging Approved For South Australia

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2022 13:19:19 +0000

A lot of EV models these days come with vehicle-to-load (V2L) capability as standard, which is pretty cool. For example, in Australia, the Hyundai IONIQ 5, the KIA EV6, the BYD Atto 3, and the MG ZS EV all come with V2L capability. V2L tech is proving that it is no longer just a nice-to-have […]

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Blue Bird Teams Up with Highland Electric Fleets to Provide 12 Electric School Buses to Illinois School District

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2022 17:30:49 +0000

The Hardin County Community Unit School District #1 (CUSD #1) in Illinois is preparing to upgrade some of its buses to clean Blue Bird electric school buses. The newly upgraded school buses are a result of Blue Bird Corporation and Highland Electric Fleets teaming up to offer electrified buses to school districts like Hardin County. […]

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From Hyundai Kona EV to Tesla Model Y Standard Range

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2022 06:44:10 +0000

Phil bought an electric Hyundai Kona three and half years ago, and we have met on and off at various car events and coffee mornings since then. He recently traded up to a Tesla Model Y Standard Range and has modified it for his wife Gwen’s disability. I spent the morning with him today. We […]

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News Flash: Gas-Powered Cars Use Electricity Too

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2022 21:44:39 +0000

A favorite trope of the “Don’t get me wrong, I love EVs, but…” crowd is the idea that widespread EV adoption will cause the electrical grid to “crash.” Those who follow the industry understand that this concern is overblown, to say the least. Simply scheduling charging for times of low demand (smart charging) can greatly […]

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USA’s 1st Vehicle-To-Grid Export Rate For Commercial Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2022 00:21:11 +0000

A groundbreaking settlement agreement between Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and the Vehicle-Grid Integration Council (VGIC), Electrify America LLC, and the Public Advocates Office at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). The settlement approves the establishment of the nation’s first “vehicle-to-grid” (V2G) export compensation mechanism for commercial electric vehicle (EV) charging customers in its […]

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Electric School Buses Could Be “Mobile Batteries” During Blackouts

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2022 05:23:28 +0000

The Biden administration under a new federal program is awarding grants to school districts all over the country. The grants will reach over 400 school districts spanning all 50 states and Washington, D.C., along with several tribes and U.S. territories. The school districts are slated to receive roughly a total of $1 billion in grants […]

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How Electric Vehicles May Be Able To Provide Backup Power For Homes

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2022 05:00:51 +0000

One legacy automaker is set to pilot a project to use electric vehicles as backup power sources for homes. While Tesla has yet to delve into this specific area, the automaker’s other energy operations have been popular new energy solutions, but it’s another company that hopes to create a lot more small power plants out […]

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