27 Sep '11, 10pm

VERGE Roundup: Tapping Vehicle-to-Grid Power & More

VERGE Roundup: Tapping Vehicle-to-Grid Power & More

Editor's Note: More and more companies are expanding their businesses to serve the increasingly connected world of vehicles, energy, buildings and the IT networks that bring the technology together in the built environment. GreenBiz Group calls this concept VERGE and will be offering readers a steady flow of articles and resources on the subject (here is a collection of coverage thus far ) as well as occasional roundups of industry developments. • Tapping Vehicle-to-Grid Power: In Japan, specially equipped Priuses are generating and storing electricity to aid the earthquake-and-tsunami ravaged country. Now, the New Jersey-based NRG Energy Inc. is working with the University of Delaware on technology that will enable owners of electric vehicles to sell energy stored in the batteries of their parked EVs to the grid. Ostensibly these "electric storage services" would help sta...

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