The Future of Electric Vehicles: Mobile Energy Storage Devices

Nissan Vehicle to Grid - V2G

Today automotive vehicles are an asset of negative value when not in motion transporting people and cargo. In the future, however, an electric vehicle (EV) connected to the power grid and used for energy storage could actually have greater economic value when it is actually at rest. In part 1 (Electric Vehicles Need a Fundamental […]

EVs as Demand Response Vehicles for the Power Grid and Excess Clean Energy

BMW i3 with man charging - V2G

Delivering electricity to consumers and businesses during peak demand periods is an ongoing challenge for utilities. Most utilities already have demand response programs in place that use time-based rates or other financial incentives to encourage consumers to reduce or shift their electricity usage during peak periods of demand on the power grid. Electric vehicles can […]