Battery cost - EVs - EV portfolio - EV preference - EV/PHEV charging infrastructure - EV/PHEV sales - Asia-Pacific - Europe - Germany - North America

The Car as an Energy Storage System

by Springer Fachmedien

Mobility in Germany is undergoing a period of disruptive change with the move toward electrification, hydrogen and synthetic carbon-neutral fuels. Most people are familiar with these developments, but fewer are aware that electric cars can help to stabilize the power grid by acting as temporary energy storage facilities. Over the past ten years, more than 50 pilot projects of different sizes involving bidirectional charging have been successfully completed in locations all over the world.


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