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Honda joins V2G demo project

Honda has joined a demonstration project for vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology aimed at providing energy storage to the electrical grid while providing a financial incentive to EV drivers. Partners in the ev2g project include: the University of Delaware; NRG Energy; BMW, which is providing 15 MINI Es; Milbank Manufacturing, which is providing charging stations based on… Read more »

AMP closes $17-million Series A round for connected energy management platform

EV energy management specialist AMP has closed a Series A funding round that raised $17.25 million. The funds will be used to speed up the development of ampOS—a connected energy management platform composed of the company’s ampCloud, battery management system and a bidirectional onboard charger. The company says its technology is aimed at accurately assessing… Read more »

PG&E to offer vehicle-to-grid export rate for commercial EVs

Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology promises to be a true win-win: a powerful grid balancing resource for utilities and a source of incremental income for EV owners (electric school buses seem to be an ideal use case). But before V2G can really take off, there needs to be a system for utilities to compensate EV fleet operators… Read more »

Thomas Built Buses delivers 200th Proterra Powered electric school bus

Proterra builds and sells transit buses under its own brand, and also provides electric powertrains to other EV manufacturers through its Proterra Powered business unit. One very popular application is the electric school bus. Thomas Built Buses (TBB), a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America, recently delivered its 200th Proterra Powered Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley battery-electric… Read more »

GM launches new business to sell home energy products

The EV is much more than just a replacement for the legacy petroleum-fueled vehicle—it reaches its true potential as part of an ecosystem that also includes charging infrastructure, stationary battery storage, distributed renewable energy generation, and software to make it all work together. GM aims to bring all of these elements together under a new… Read more »

The Mobility House and Endera partner to deliver fleet charging solutions

The Mobility House and Endera have partnered on a commercial fleet charging solution. Endera makes commercial EVs and charging stations, while The Mobility House’s charging and energy management system, ChargePilot, is designed to optimize charging to ensure vehicle readiness and reduce operating expenses. The system features wireless connectivity between vehicles and chargers, giving operators visibility… Read more »

Duke Energy tests EV batteries as grid resource in Florida lab

Florida utility Duke Energy is testing the V2G features of the new Ford F-150 Lightning at the company’s Energy Wise Lab in St Petersburg, Florida (the home of Charged). The R&D pilot will evaluate the viability of the Lightning’s high-capacity batteries and two-way charging capability as a way to power Florida homes during outages and… Read more »

EnergyHub launches EV grid management solution for utilities

EnergyHub, a provider of distributed energy resource (DER) solutions for utilities, has announced a new grid management solution called EnergyHub EV, which is built on the core of EnergyHub’s Mercury DERMS platform. EnergyHub works with some 60 utilities to aggregate and manage more than 700,000 thermostats, EVs and chargers, water heaters, energy storage systems and… Read more »

BorgWarner acquires Rhombus Energy Solutions

Tier 1 automotive supplier BorgWarner has acquired Rhombus Energy Solutions. San Diego-based Rhombus provides EV charging and power conversion technology, including V2G applications. Rhombus supplies its patented technology to EV OEMs, including Proterra, as well as charging and grid service providers. The transaction has an enterprise value of up to $185 million. “The technology that… Read more »