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Five bidirectional EV chargers have been put into use in Fort Carson, Colorado. A team of Burns & McDonnell engineers, along with subcontractor Coritech Services has developed a system of bidirectional, fast-charging stations for a local fleet of plug-in electric vehicles. This first-of-its-kind system, it is being said, will push power back to the base […]

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Chrysler Group engineers have been helping to determine if electric-vehicle (EV) batteries can generate revenue as well as power. Chrysler Group has partnered with NextEnergy to evaluate vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology using four all-electric minivans. The two-year Chrysler-NextEnergy partnership launched in 2011 and has been gathering data from four Chrysler Town & Country minivans equipped with […]

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GM’s OnStar division announced yesterday, July 10, a project with TimberRock Energy Solutions, Inc. that uses aggregation software and solar charging canopies with integrated storage to manage the flow of solar power to benefit the electric grid. It will be the first “real-world” use of OnStar’s Smart Grid solutions. TimberRock said it will monitor the […]

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