Skip to main content


  • 0
    Official: Honda will use Accord Plug-in for vehicle-to-grid demonstration project

    Honda is joining a pre-existing vehicle-to-grid (V2G) demonstration project involving the University of Delaware and NRG Energy. Honda will use one of its Accord Plug-in Hybrid models as a back-up grid-power source when conventional power supply drops and demand surges. NRG Energy started funding ...

  • 0
    Official: Boulder Electric keeps on trucking with vehicle-to-grid charging demonstrations

    Boulder Electric Vehicle is gradually taking demonstrations of its vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology westward, spreading the gospel of an electric truck that can power itself while providing about 60 kilowatts worth of juice for a building or another outside source. The company demonstrated its ...

  • 0
    Denmark to test Nuvve vehicle-to-grid technology

    Most vehicles are parked nearly 95 percent of the time. This means that those expensive battery packs in electric vehicles are sitting useless most of the time. Or does it? Why not put battery packs in parked vehicles to work? That's the idea behind Nuvve's V2G (vehicle-to-grid) technology. The ...

  • 0
    Michigan Public Service Commission to study PHEV effect on grid

    Plug-in electric vehicles obviously aren't very common right now but if they do become widespread the stability of the electrical grid could become a major issue. Although analysts expect most EVs to be plugged in at night when electrical demand is typically lower, it's inevitable that we will see ...

  • 0
    VIDEO: PG&E's diesel hybrid electric service trucks, V2G plug-in hybrids

    CNET's Green Enterprise video series (see video below) took a look at PG&E's hybrid electric service trucks and their vehicle-to-grid (V2G) plug-in hybrid cars. One cool clip shows PG&E's V2G hybrid putting energy back into the grid and turning the power meter backwards. The diesel electric ...

  • 0
    Xcel Energy will begin plug-in hybrid test with converted Ford Escapes before end of 2007

    Xcel Energy announced a plug-in hybrid test program today that will use six Ford Escape Hybrids converted to PHEV capability for a six-month period, starting before the year is out. The Escape PHEVs will be part of a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology demonstration in or near Denver (at least, that's ...


Autoblog iPhone App