Utility V2G test with BMW shows electric cars can aid the grid

BMW i3 electric car charging in 'EV Charging Only' space, Santa Clarita, CA  [photo: Steve J. Myung]As the demand for electric cars grows, utility companies are considering their effect on local power grids—both positive and negative. Recently, California’s PG&E and BMW recently wrapped up a pilot program testing experimental vehicle-to-grid technology to see if electric cars could actually aid the grid—and they did. The program…

Via: http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1111290_utility-v2g-test-with-bmw-shows-electric-cars-can-aid-the-grid

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