30 Mar '17, 10am

Nissan LEAF to showcase unique energy transfer capability tailored for South Africa

Nissan, in partnership with the uYilo e-Mobility program in South Africa, is to demonstrate its revolutionary technology that allows power stored in electric vehicles to be used in a range of home and commercial applications. The Nissan LEAF – the only commercial electric vehicle used for bi-directional energy transfer capability – is being used in a uYilo field test program to demonstrate and develop Nissan’s award-winning charger technology in South Africa. Once implemented, it will allow LEAF owners to use the vehicle’s battery capacity in a variety of ways in addition to driving. Comprising Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G ), Vehicle-to-Home (V2H ) and Vehicle-to-Load (V2L) systems, the technology allows use of the Nissan LEAF’s battery not only for mobility, but for multiple energy storage uses and applications. The technology was first rolled out in Japan in 2012 when Nissan lau...

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