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Enphase (ENPH) introduces bi-directional EV charging for an all-in-one solar home energy system


Enphase Energy (ENPH), the world’s leading supplier of microinverter-based solar and battery systems, announced Thursday its latest innovation – a bi-directional EV charger. The technology allows EVs to power your home during an outage or support the grid during peak demand.

The best part is that it establishes a solar-powered, all-in-one home energy system to give users complete control over their energy.

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How electric vehicles help keep the lights on with bidirectional charging during extreme weather events


You know how frustrating it can be if you’ve lost power for several days (or weeks). No running water and your internet, refrigerator, and other kitchen appliances are down – it’s complete darkness at night. Electric vehicles featuring large, powerful batteries and bidirectional charging capabilities are helping keep the lights as extreme weather events like hurricanes are on the rise.

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The EX90 will arrive as Volvo’s first EV with bi-directional charging and the ability to power your home

Volvo EV charging

Volvo Cars continues to offer fresh tidbits pertaining to its upcoming all-electric flagship SUV – the EX90. Ahead of its full debut in November, we have now learned that the latest EV will the first Volvo to include bi-directional charging, arriving with the technology to power your home, devices, and eventually send surplus energy back to the electrical grid.

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Ford shares more details how its F-150 Lightning can replace the need for a Tesla Powerwall or loud, dirty generator

Ford Lightning generator

As Ford Motor Co. approaches first deliveries of its all electric F-150 Lightning this spring, it has shared new details regarding how future owners will soon be able to power their homes using the truck as a backup generator. Through a new partnership with Sunrun, F-150 Lightning customers will soon have a number of energy management solutions at their disposal through Ford or existing equipment.

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