Your Next Electric Car Needs This One Thing. Make Sure It Has It!

From Transport Evolved.

There are plenty of bonuses to owning an electric car – including lower running and maintenance costs, no-more queuing for fossil fuels, and the ability to power it using power you generate at home.

But we think there’s one new feature that every new EV you consider should have – Vehicle to Load. Here’s what it is, and why it’s so important.


00:00 – Introduction
01:48 – Weather patterns are making the grid less predictable
03:05 – Traditionally, ICE generators have been the way
03:17 – Battery backups have existed for a long time
03:38 – Open Source home batteries exist (link to Dala!)
04:31 – V2L is a good, modern alternative to smelly generators
06:05 – V2L isn’t damaging to your battery
07:47 – What IS V2L?
10:32 – Understading "Bidirectional Charging"
12:04 – V2L wins in terms of cost over V2H or Bidirectional off-board charging
13:14 – Why you should get V2L
14:24 – Answering the "What Ifs"
15:52 – Keeping some in reserve
16:41 – You can earn money with V2L!
17:29 – And what about camping?
18:13 – It’ll increase your car’s value, too!
19:12 – Thanks, and Goodbye!

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Links: What’s Vehicle to Grid, and Vehicle to Load? – https://youtu.be/9cUu0NZz3dM
Watch @TechnologyConnextras video on V2L testing – https://youtu.be/yO5fJ8z66Z8
Watch @DalasEVRepair for more videos about DIY home-storage solutions: https://youtu.be/QCXeLO6gFRA

Presenter, Script, Audio: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield.
Camera, Editor, Colorist: M. Horton
Art and Animation: Erin Carlie
Producer: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
© Transport Evolved LLC, 2024

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