04 Aug '11, 3pm

Nissan Leaf to Help Power Homes

Nissan has unveiled a system which enables the Leaf’s lithium-ion batteries to supply electricity to households, using a connector linked to the car’s quick charging port. This allows the Leaf to be used as an electricity storage device for houses in preparation for power outages – a particular concern in Japan, where power supplies have continued to suffer interruptions following the Fukushima nuclear crisis earlier this year.

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