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eMotorWerks Now Involved In Demand Response With California Utilities

Originally published on EV Obsession. All 3 major investor-owned utility companies in California have awarded demand response contracts to the electric vehicle charging solutions company eMotorWerks, according to a new press release. The contracts regard participation in the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) Demand Response Auction Mechanism (DRAM) — which … [continued]

U.S. Military Bets $20 Million On 500 Electric Vehicles For EV-To-Grid Initiative

Among the many (many, many) sustainable energy programs recently launched by the U.S. military, the Defense Department’s new military electric-vehicles-to-grid initiative is especially worth noting. With the announcement of a $20 million, 500-vehicle leasing program soon to get underway, in one fell swoop it’s going to accelerate several major trends that … [continued]

How Your EV Battery Could Save Your Life One Day

  The Department of Defense has been experimenting with microgrids that can suck the energy out of electric vehicle batteries whenever some extra juice is needed. The aim is to help provide military facilities with energy independence in case of massive grid disruptions. If EV battery microgrid technology proves itself in military … [continued]