06 Sep '11, 7pm

Hurricane Irene Recap: 2 Electric Cars, No Power? No Problem!: Instead, we focused on how to power up the house

Hurricane Irene Recap: 2 Electric Cars, No Power? No Problem!: Instead, we focused on how to power up the house

But, back to the problem. With the house power back, sort of, courtesy of the generator, what about the cars? And therein lay a problem. Electric cars are very sensitive to the power coming in, and the charging software looks carefully for any weakness in the current or minor fluctuation in the frequency. Nothing but pure fresh outlet power will do.

Full article: http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1065808_hurricane-ire...

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