V2G | Press coverage

This section is a selection of some of the press coverage of V2G. We include news of step advances in the research and demonstration program, along with some news marking significant accomplishments or transitions of note, and some that are just good explanations readable by the general public.

UDaily, “Driving Clean Energy Forward,” Karen B. Roberts, June 25, 2019.

UDaily, “V2G Goes West,” Karen B. Roberts, July 17, 2017.
UC San Diego News Center, “Nuvve and UC San Diego to Demonstrate Vehicle-to-Grid Technology Through Energy Commission Grant,” Laura Margoni, June 14, 2017.

AZOCleanTech, “University of Delaware’s Platform for Integrating V2G Technology Makes Large-Scale Renewable Energy More Practical,” August 30, 2016.
UDaily, “Vehicle-To-Grid,” Karen B. Roberts, August 29, 2016.
Popular Science, “Soon, You’ll be Able to Make Money Owning an Electric Car,” Jeremy Deaton, June 24, 2016.

WDEL’s Road Scholar, “Electric vehicle charging stations in Delaware expand with the demand for the technology,” Andrew Sgroi, October 13, 2015. (The UD/DNREC “Charging Up Delaware” project.)
Newsweek.com, “Sell Your Unused Car Battery Power; Save the Planet,” Thomas Grose, August 10, 2015.
The News Journal, Delawareonline, “Delaware clean-fuel vehicle buyers offered subsidies,” Jeff Montgomery, July 16, 2015.
Scientific American, “Electric Vehicles Drive to Back Up the Grid,” Brittany Patterson and ClimateWire, July 14, 2015.
UDaily, “DOE Funding,” June 15, 2015.
Delaware Business Daily, “Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Added to Lewes Ferry Terminal,” Doug Rainey, April 22, 2015.
Cape Gazette, “Electric vehicle charging stations go live at Lewes Ferry Terminal,” April 8, 2015.
TechnologyTell, “The electric School bus as power plant?” Brett Solomon, January 10, 2015.

U.S. Air Force – News, “AF tests first all-electric vehicle fleet in California,” November 14, 2014.
Wall Street Journal, “Electric Cars Sell Power Back to the Grid,” Michael Fitzgerald, September 28,2014.
IEEE Spectrum, “Grid-connected Electric Buses Could Displace Diesels,” Martin LaMonica, May 29, 2014.

Los Angeles Times, “Electric cars may hold solution for power storage,” Evan Halper, December 29, 2013, page A1.
The News Journal, Delawareonline, “Honda experimenting with UD’s ‘vehicle to grid’ technology.” Aaron Nathans, December 5, 2013.
Honda News Release, Honda Joins Vehicle-to-Grid Technology Demonstration Project in Partnership with University of Delaware and NRG Energy.” December 5, 2013.
UDaily, “V2G partnership”. December 5, 2013.
Public Radio International, “Living on Earth,” “Electric cars could produce efficiencies for national electric grid”, May 9, 2013, audio plus text summary.
Wilmington News-Journal, “Delaware has key role in creating electric vehicles that add power to the grid”, Ryan Marshall, April 27, 2013
UD Video, UD Electric Vehicles-to-Grid Technology Event, April 26, 2013.
New York Times, “In Two-Way Charging, Electric Cars Begin to Earn Money From the Grid”, Matthew L. Wald, April 25, 2013.
NewsWorks, WHYY, “Delaware’s STAR campus shows off eV2g technology”, Shana O’Malley, January 8, 2013.

Miller-McCune, “Vehicle-to-Grid:A New Spin on Car Payments”, Dan Ferber, October 31, 2011.
New York Times, “In a Blackout, Nissan, Mitsubishi and Toyota EV’s Could Function as Generators,” Jim Motavalli, September 1, 2011.
Forbes,“The Cash-Back Car: Monetizing Electric Vehicles”, Erica Gies, June 22, 1011.

Philadelphia Inquirer – “Wilmington electric car plant rolls out first Ebox”, Joseph N. DiStafano (blog), September 21, 2009.
New York Times, “Electric Cars and a Smarter Grid”, Kate Galbraith, February 17, 2009.
UDaily, “UD V2G: Newark first to license electric cars to provide power,” January 14, 2009.

Forbes magazine – “A light bulb goes on”, Joanne Muller, January 7, 2008.

Delaware Tonight – WHYY-TV, V2G News Feature, December 2007.
Treehugger.com -“Who Revived the Electric Car?”, John Laumer, November 14, 2007.
Wall Street Journal, online reprint, “In quest for cleaner energy, Texas city touts plug-in car”, (may require subscription) JohnJ.Fialka, March 26, 2007. Describes Austin, Texas planning for V2G. Also a brief history of developing the V2G concept.

Christian Science Monitor, 29 July 2004. Brief description with a list of V2G projects and vehicles under development, as of mid-2004.
MIT Technology Review, October 2004, Two page description of V2G (in German language only).

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