eV2g will partner with utility NRG Energy to develop a service to use plugged-in electric vehicle batteries to earn money by providing power to the grid.
What will happen when millions of electric vehicles plug into the grid at at the same time? If ZigBee Alliance's blueprints for the smart grid go according to plan, not much.
The auto industry move to electrification has begun in earnest, bringing consumers a menu of all-electric cars and different hybrid types.
Two of the world's leading standardization groups sign agreement to collaborate on future standards regarding vehicle-to-grid technology.
Lack of public charging stations are encouraging habits that could inadvertently lead to less public station investment and more grid strain.
MIT report says that betting on auto electrification for autos is the right direction but there's uncertainty around consumers, policy, and prices.
In addition to its next generation infotainment system, GM will be showing off the three electric two-seater EN-V concepts it debuted at the 2010 Expo in Shanghai last March.
Real-time access with detailed usage analysis and tips are added to company's line of Conserve smart gadgets.
Regulator says that electric-vehicle owners can make thousands of dollars selling battery-driven power services to the wholesale market.
Utility executives are most concerned about neighborhoods with many electric cars maxing out local circuits, says the CEO of Pacific Gas & Electric.