UD-developed V2G technology to be used in California project

Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technologies developed at the University of Delaware may help clean energy transportation gain a foothold in California.

Nuvve Corp., which licenses the UD-developed technology, announced earlier this month that it has teamed up with University of California San Diego to demonstrate on a large scale how electric vehicles can be turned into virtual power plants, feeding energy back to the grid while connected via a charging platform.

Nuvve is a Delaware company based in California that gained exclusive global rights to market the V2G software developed by UD researchers through UD’s Office of Economic Innovation and Partnerships (OEIP) in 2016.

The corporation plans to deploy its V2G charging platforms on 50 new UC San Diego electric vehicle chargers. The California Energy Commission has committed $4.2 million in funding to the project, which is expected to cost $7.9 million overall.

Read more on UDaily.