27 Sep '11, 9pm

NRG Energy launches nation's 1st commercial-scale V2G project

NRG Energy launches nation's 1st commercial-scale V2G project

NRG Energy, University of Delaware Announce eV2gSM Initiative to Develop Electric Vehicle-to-Grid Technology ⎯Harnessing electric vehicles as energy storage offsets electricity costs, promotes grid stability⎯ PRINCETON, N.J. and NEWARK, Del. (September 26, 2011)-NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) is partnering with the University of Delaware to take electric vehicles (EVs) to the next level with eV2gSM, a company commercializing new technology that will enable EV owners to sell electric storage services from the batteries of parked EVs to help stabilize the electricity grid. Pioneered by UD professor Willett Kempton, this patented leading-edge vehicle-to-grid technology has garnered worldwide attention and holds promise to transform the future of the electricity supply. "As more electric vehicles hit the road and charging stations-such as those provided by NRG's eVgoSM network i...

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