September 30, 2022

Vehicle-to-Home Charging: Can I Power My House With My Car?

Wondering about the potential of electric vehicles to support our utility grid?
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Wondering about the potential of electric vehicles to support our utility grid? Or are you wondering if an electric vehicle can power a home? This resource summarizes just a few of the key points in a comprehensive technical document produced by IREC in January 2022: Paving the Way: Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Standards for Electric Vehicles.

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This material was developed by the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC). It is based upon work supported by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) under the Award Number DE-EE0009455 (“EMPOWERED”). The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the views of the U.S. Department of Energy or the United States Government.