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Vehicle-Grid Integration Services Revenue Is Expected to Total $68 Million from 2015 to 2024

A recent report from Navigant Research analyzes the market opportunity for vehicle-grid integration (VGI) technologies to be used to support grid reliability and stability, including global market forecasts for vehicle-to-grid-enabled plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) and VGI capacity and revenue, segmented by region, through 2024.   By participating in grid-balancing services, such as frequency regulation or … Continue reading Vehicle-Grid Integration Services Revenue Is Expected to Total $68 Million from 2015 to 2024

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Nissan, Endesa to tap V2G (vehicle to grid) technology from electric vehicles for use in homes

V2G (vehicle to grid) technology allows both a supply of energy to an electric vehicle and the use of the energy stored in the vehicle for home consumption or for sale onto the grid (in countries where the appropriate regulation is in place). Endesa and Nissan will also work together in other areas such as … Continue reading Nissan, Endesa to tap V2G (vehicle to grid) technology from electric vehicles for use in homes

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Vehicle-Grid Integration Services Revenue is Expected to Reach Nearly $21 Million by 2024

A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the market opportunity for vehicle-grid integration (VGI) technologies to be used to support grid reliability and stability, including global market forecasts for vehicle-to-grid-enabled PEVs and VGI capacity and revenue, segmented by region, through 2024.   Today’s plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) represent a significant increase in electricity demand that, … Continue reading Vehicle-Grid Integration Services Revenue is Expected to Reach Nearly $21 Million by 2024

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Electric Vehicles and the Grid: Business Opportunities for Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Integration Technologies

The growing number of plug in electric vehicles (PEVs) on roads will likely have profound impacts on the grid if the adoption of PEVs is not aligned with the spread of vehicle-grid integration (VGI) technologies. These VGI technologies enable grid operators to communicate with the PEV or its associated electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE), to … Continue reading Electric Vehicles and the Grid: Business Opportunities for Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Integration Technologies

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U.S. Air Force tests first All-Electric Vehicle-to-Grid Fleet in the Nation

The Air Force unveiled the Federal Government’s first non-tactical vehicle fleet composed entirely of plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles at Los Angeles Air Force Base, home of the Space and Missile Systems Center, Friday, Nov. 14. Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Miranda A. A. Ballentine and SMC Vice Commander Maj. Gen. Robert McMurry, along … Continue reading U.S. Air Force tests first All-Electric Vehicle-to-Grid Fleet in the Nation

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US Air Force adds V2G technology (Vehicle to Grid) with a new fleet of electric vehicles

Los Angeles Air Force Base unveiled its 42-vehicle fleet, made up solely of plug-in vehicles. The fleet includes both electric and hybrid vehicles, including sedans, trucks and a 12-passenger van. All can get power from and give it back to the electrical grid when not being driven. U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt Rey Sedantes, left, … Continue reading US Air Force adds V2G technology (Vehicle to Grid) with a new fleet of electric vehicles

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Kempton discusses innovative work in vehicle-to-grid technology

Imagine having the car you drive doing double duty as a part of a mini power plant, taking power from and giving it to an electric grid, and getting paid for the service. Willett Kempton, professor in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, shared his vision for grid-integrated vehicles with retired faculty members during … Continue reading Kempton discusses innovative work in vehicle-to-grid technology

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More Than 250,000 Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Enabled Electric Vehicles Will be Sold From 2013 to 2022

Though negligible today, the market for plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) equipped with vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technologies – which enable the vehicles to participate in ancillary services for the power grid – is expected to expand steadily in the coming years. Compelling business models for V2G technologies are starting to emerge in select markets around the world, … Continue reading More Than 250,000 Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Enabled Electric Vehicles Will be Sold From 2013 to 2022

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Honda Joins Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Project

Honda has joined a demonstration project for experimental vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology aimed at providing a potentially valuable energy storage resource to the nation’s electrical grid while providing for more cost-effective ownership of plug-in electric vehicles. The Honda technology builds off of the research conducted by the University of Delaware and now supported by NRG Energy, … Continue reading Honda Joins Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Project

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Boulder Electric Vehicle Successfully Demonstrates Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Charging Across the Nation

Boulder Electric Vehicle has successfully demonstrated their Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) all electric trucks in three separate locations including Michigan, Colorado and California. The first full powered success transpired in Royal Oak, Michigan, on June 14, 2013. With 60 kilowatts of power going in and coming out of the vehicles, Boulder EV reached a new milestone and … Continue reading Boulder Electric Vehicle Successfully Demonstrates Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Charging Across the Nation

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Chrysler, NextEnergy to test vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology in US

Chrysler has collaborated with Detroit-based NextEnergy to examine the vehicle-to-grid (V2G) electric vehicle (EV) technology. The test will be conducted with four battery-powered all-electric minivans featuring a charging module that is capable of simulating any electrical grid in the world. Both the companies expect that if ample number of EVs are connected together, their combined … Continue reading Chrysler, NextEnergy to test vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology in US

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Military Alternative Fuel Fleet Spending to Hit

US military spending on alternative-drive vehicles for the non-tactical fleet will increase from more than $435 million in 2013 to $926 million by 2020, Navigant Research forecasts. This includes hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) and ethanol-powered vehicles, as well as vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology. A majority of the growth will be made through … Continue reading Military Alternative Fuel Fleet Spending to Hit

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Electric vehicles provide electricity to the U.S. power grid

U.S. power company NRG Energy Inc said on Friday a technology it developed with the University of Delaware has sold power from electric vehicles to the power grid for the first time. The University and NRG said in a statement that they began work on the so-called eV2g program in September 2011 to provide a … Continue reading Electric vehicles provide electricity to the U.S. power grid

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US DoD exploring electric vehicles as a source of emergency power

Electric vehicles may turn out to be more than gasoline-free people movers. The Department of Defense is said to be exploring electric vehicles as a serious means of emergency power during natural disasters and widespread outages. With the huge amount of news stories coming out during hurricane Sandy, it’s quite possible that a few important … Continue reading US DoD exploring electric vehicles as a source of emergency power

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Update on vehicle-to-grid technology (V2G)

All-electric Mini Coopers at the University of Delaware’s STAR Campusmay soon be referred to as mini power plants as they become sources of distributed energy and demonstrate the potential that innovative vehicle-to-grid technology has to change the fundamental design of the delivery of energy in the United States. Willett Kempton, director of the Center for … Continue reading Update on vehicle-to-grid technology (V2G)

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Electric vehicles and the power grid

Under funding from the National Science Foundation’s Cyber-Physical Systems Program, a research group is attempting to develop mathematical algorithms to help guide the integration of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PEVs) into the power grid. Specifically, the researchers are working to anticipate and solve optimization problems critical to various parties, such as PEV owners, commercial charging … Continue reading Electric vehicles and the power grid

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Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Challenges in British Columbia

GRIDbot Canada, a Canadian manufacturer of Level 2 electric vehicle supply equipment is pleased to announce its strategic partnership with ERTH Business Technologies Inc. (ERTH) to offer improved economics to proponents of the British Columbia Community Charging Infrastructure Fund (CCIF). Under the strategic partnership, GRIDbot will begin manufacturing a unique charging station for purchasing groups … Continue reading Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Challenges in British Columbia

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