10 Apr '12, 10am

Startup EV Grid to Pioneer Vehicle-to-Grid Technology: Now that battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are in showro...

Startup EV Grid to Pioneer Vehicle-to-Grid Technology: Now that battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are in showro...

Now that battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are in showrooms, Tom Gage, who advanced plug-in vehicle technology with companions at AC Propulsion (ACP), is moving to the next stage of the e-transition . “To commercialize electric vehicles,” Gage said, “we have to develop business models," he said, continuing, “Before that, we have to execute and demonstrate the functionality and economics of vehicle grid integration and V2G .” Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) -- the concept of using vehicle batteries as a source of energy storage and vehicle operating systems as a means of managing that storage -- is the banner idea for a larger and more complex set of challenges involving plug-in vehicles and grid operations. Resolving those challenges will complete and streamline the interactions of plug-in vehicles and the power system. Gage’s new venture, EV Grid, will take up those challenges. Afte...

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