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Vehicle-to-grid venture eV2g connects to utility NRG

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.

By September 26, 2011


ZigBee Alliance coordinating vehicle-to-grid technology

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.

By September 7, 2010


In electric-car stakes, automakers spread their bets

The auto industry move to electrification has begun in earnest, bringing consumers a menu of all-electric cars and different hybrid types.

By October 13, 2011


SAE, IEEE partner on vehicle-to-smart-grid tech

Two of the world's leading standardization groups sign agreement to collaborate on future standards regarding vehicle-to-grid technology.

By April 27, 2011


EV pilot programs show sticking points

Lack of public charging stations are encouraging habits that could inadvertently lead to less public station investment and more grid strain.

By February 17, 2011


MIT: Hybrids cleaner than coal-powered plug-ins

MIT report says that betting on auto electrification for autos is the right direction but there's uncertainty around consumers, policy, and prices.

By January 13, 2011


GM to show EN-V mobility device at CES 2011

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.

By December 7, 2010


Belkin offers 'smart' router for smart meters

Real-time access with detailed usage analysis and tips are added to company's line of Conserve smart gadgets.

By September 30, 2010


FERC chairman: Let EV owners sell juice to grid

Regulator says that electric-vehicle owners can make thousands of dollars selling battery-driven power services to the wholesale market.

By September 21, 2010


Clusters of plug-in cars will tax local power grids

Utility executives are most concerned about neighborhoods with many electric cars maxing out local circuits, says the CEO of Pacific Gas & Electric.

By October 20, 2009