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V2G Fleet Unveiled by the U.S. Air Force

November 17, 2014 in batteries, Electric Drive, event, EVs, Fleet Order, Infrastructure, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Largest Vehicle-to-Grid Project in the Country’ Feted at Los Angeles AFB

The U.S. Air Force and California Energy Commission celebrated deployment of a long-awaited fleet of 42 mostly V2G-capable vehicles at the Los Angeles Air Force Base on Friday. By letting charged EVs give electricity back to the grid when needed, vehicle-to-grid technology allows the fleet “to provide more than 700 kilowatts of power to the grid, sufficient power for more than 140 American homes,” the Air Force says, talking up V2G as a way to both save money and enhance security. updated November 18
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Pentagon Testing 72 V2G Vehicles

June 3, 2014 in Electric Drive, EVs, Fleet Order, Hybrids, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Initial Dozens Could Lead to Thousands of Grid-Connected EVs

The U.S. Department of Defense is deploying several dozen battery electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles around the country, with a view to demonstrating how V2G – vehicle-to-grid – technology can help take the strain off of the electric grid during peak hours by utilizing the vehicles’ batteries.
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Evaos Plug-In for Ford Pickups First

April 8, 2014 in Companies, Electric Drive, EVs, Hybrids by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

California Company Is Quietly Developing Powerful Hybrid Retrofits

Santa Clara, Calif.-based Evaos is quietly developing a plug-in hybrid electric add-on for  multiple vehicle platforms, starting with the Ford F-150 pickup. “We can do any truck,” says Evaos founder and CEO Don Matheson, former director of engineering operations with Tesla. “We’re starting with Ford because they’re the most popular truck on the planet.”
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