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Electric Truck Manufacturer Demonstrates VehicleGrid Charging | In-Car Tech

LOS ANGELES – Boulder Electric Vehicle has successfully demonstrated their Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) all electric trucks in three separate locations including Michigan, Colorado and California.

The first full powered success transpired in Royal Oak, Michigan, on June 14, 2013. With 60 kilowatts of power going in and coming out of the vehicles, Boulder EV reached a new milestone and became the 1st EV truck manufacturer in the world to successfully demonstrate V2G bi-directional charging. “This first success happened in the labs of our EVSE partner Coritech Services. When we finally saw the power going in and coming out at the maximum allowable amounts as per the J1772 DC Combo connector spec, we were all as giddy as school kids,” said Boulder EV CEO Carter Brown.

The second major milestone came on July 25, 2013, in Ft. Carson, Colorado. It was here that the US Army Corp of Engineers and the SPIDERS project signed off on verifying full charge and discharge of the vehicle at 60 kilowatts of power. “It is amazing that one of our chargers can fully charge a Boulder Electric Vehicle delivery truck in just over an hour,” stated Coritech Services CEO Russ Ristau.

More http://www.technologytell.com/in-car-tech/5614/electric-truck-manufacturer-successfully-demonstrates-vehicle-to-grid-v2g-charging-across-the-nation/

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