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Nissan Leaf gets approval for vehicle-to-grid use in Germany

It hopes to attract fleet customers who can sell energy back to grid

It hopes to attract fleet customers who can sell energy back to grid.

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China plans to enable half of all new cars with AI by 2020

It's setting up a wireless network in big cities, on highways

It's setting up a wireless network in big cities, on highways

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Blue Bird, Lion Bus have big plans for electric school buses

Lion Bus unveils eLion; BlueBlue Bird will test V2G EV buses by 2019.

DOE funds Blue Bird's electric bus. Quebec and California use cap-and-trade to fund eLion.

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Nissan wants you to use its Leaf EV like a Tesla Powerwall

Nissan and ENEL are partnering on a vehicle-to-grid trial with Leaf EVs saving power to use during peak hours.

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Plug In America wants to talk EV owner compensation for V2G use

Now, About Depreciating The Rest Of The Car...

EV advocate says gas-powered vehicles depreciate a lot faster than plug-in vehicle batteries.

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The billion-dollar potential of the ordinary American school bus [w/video]

EV Buses Could Offer Power In Crisis, Dollars In Down Time

For the better part of seven decades, the ordinary American school bus has remained exactly the same. Someday soon, it could undergo a radical change.

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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.

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Boulder EV rolling out vehicle-to-grid charging in electric trucks

After working with Coritech Services on a bi-directional DC fast charging solution, Boulder Electric Vehicle says it's now the first-ever electric truckmaker to successfully implement Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) charging. The two companies displayed an electric flatbed utility truck equipped with a Tesla-sized 72-kWh lithium battery pack and a Coritech 60-kW DC Jon LeSage

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200,000 vehicle-to-grid plug-ins to be sold by 2020

Electric vehicles camped in parking spaces will be an ideal vehicle-to-grid energy source for buildings equipped with energy management systems. A new report from Navigant Research forecasts that nearly 200,000

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90,000 vehicle-to-grid vehicles on the road by 2017

V2G – vehicle-to-grid technology – could be a hugely important step in the upcoming shift from a transportation industry dominated by petroleum to one dominated by things that are not petroleum. V2G is the technology behind the idea of a "cashback car," for example, but it's still a long way from being available. Sure, there are Sebastian Blanco

NRG Energy launches nation's 1st commercial-scale V2G project

The "cashback car" is one step closer to reality.

EVs Could Generate Power For Your Home And Money For Your Bank

It's no secret that EVs are cheaper to drive per mile than gas vehicles. If you're driving a petrol-powered car, you're paying more for your energy than the guy next to you in a Nissan Leaf. But, EVs could also house a golden goose that can actually make money for their owners.

Denmark gets eBOX for AC Propulsion's 5th Anniversary

AC Propulsion, a global company involved in electric drive design, development and manufacturing, has delivered a battery-powered eBox to the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) for tests that evaluate vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technologies. The research aims to advance the integration of electric vehicles with Denmark's grid.

It's payback time from your "Cashback Car"

Connected And Networked Electric Vehicles Have The Potential To Make EVs Viable Without Huge Incentives.

AirRay concept scoops the competition with four turbines, solar panels and V2G

Fans of the normal-car-as-EV style of the Coda Sedan, you've been warned. What we have here is the AirRay, a totally unusual vehicle that (theoretically, at least) uses solar, wind and plug-in power to decrease gasoline consumption. It's also a little bit crazy.

Madison Gas & Electric to install EV charging network

Madison, Wisconsin is a fairly typical college town, a place with a fairly substantial population of people with progressive attitudes on many issues. That means it has more people who ride bikes, take the bus, walk and drive hybrids than some other surrounding areas. It's also easier to find plug-in vehicles in places like Madison than elsewhere. Madison Gas and Electric can see the writing on the wall and wants to be ready for the transition to electrification.

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