How California Can Use Electric Vehicles to Keep the Lights On
Publication Year: 2019
Author(s): Gorguinpour C, Lashof D
In this blog post, WRI, in reference to the Los Angeles Air Force Base, talks about how electric vehicle batteries can be used to keep the power on in shelters, emergency response centres or other key areas of need during a disaster.
As California continues its progress towards mass adoption of EVs, the energy storage potential of these vehicles becomes even more profound. If the state meets its goal of having 5 million EVs on the road in California by 2030, they would possess approximately 250 million kWh of energy storage, enough to provide back-up power to all of San Francisco for about 14 days.
Country: United States of America
Publisher/Organisation: World Resources Institute (WRI)
Rights: World Resources Institute (WRI)
Theme: Vehicle Technology | Subtheme: Electric vehicles
Published Year: 2019
Electric Vehicles (EVs) are viewed as a solution to several problems: reducing emission of gre... Read More