Vehicle-to-Home Charging: Can I Power My House With My Car?Wondering about the potential of electric vehicles to support our utility grid?
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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Interested in the real nitty gritty technical details of the codes and standards that apply to V2G?
- Electric Vehicle V2G AC Standards SAE, IEEE, UL (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, 2021)
More About Bi-Directional Charging Pilots
- Duke launches bi-directional charging pilot with Ford (Powergrid International, 2022)
- General Motors and Pacific Gas Electric are planning to test the use of electric vehicles as a backup power source for homes in 2022 (NPR, March 2022)
- PG&E $11 million pilot programs to accelerate vehicle-to-everything technologies (pv magazine USA, 2022)
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.