Vehicle Grid Integration (VGI)

Now is the time for car manufacturers to step up and help California mitigate the effects of wildfires and earthquakes (Part 3)

The Energy Resilient Vehicle (Part 3) This is the 3rd of a series of blogs that explains the concept of the Energy Resilient Vehicle. This blog goes into some details about what the ERV is and how the EV manufacturers can make ERVs. The next blog will take a view of the advantages to the …

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Now is the time for car manufacturers to step up and help California mitigate the effects of wildfires and earthquakes.

The Energy Resilient Vehicle (Part 2) California has always been on the forefront of helping car manufacturers to introduce climate friendly technology in their vehicles. A. The Story of smog and the Catalytic Converter in California  The first episodes of ‘smog’ occurred in Los Angeles in the summer of 1943. It got worse the following …

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Now is the time for car manufacturers to step up and help California mitigate the effects of wildfires and earthquakes (1).

A “new normal day” in a Californian’s life Autumn 2019. Last Friday we received a call from our electricity provider Pacific Gas & Electricity (PG&E). They told us that they would cut the power to the area where we live outside San Francisco because of high wind and dangerous fire conditions. It turned out that …

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How school buses could help run your air conditioning on hot summer days

Illinois is proposing to spend more of its VW settlement money on electric school buses than any other state. Schools are letting out, and that means many yellow buses are headed to storage. But what if instead of sitting idle for much of the summer, school buses had a seasonal job helping to balance the electric …

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