23 Nov '11, 10pm

Charge EVs with Solar Power? Yes, You Can!

Charge EVs with Solar Power? Yes, You Can!

On the off-chance that the weather doesn’t facilitate much power coming from the solar panels (September hurricane season, we’re looking at you), the PV-EV System also hooks into the local power grid and the needed electricity can be bought the normal way. On the other hand, if the weather’s been wonderful and sunny (why, hello, December) and there’s excess juice in the batteries ? That power can be sold right back to the electric company.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/11/23/charge-evs-with-solar...

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