Fond Farewell

/ September 1, 2016

Built in 2008, 600 MINI Es launched the second round of electric cars from the major automakers. BMW deployed the MINI Es in major cities around the world. Those cars exposed thousands of drivers to the joys of electric propulsion, and those drivers informed subsequent BMW EV programs including the i3. BMW allowed a few dozen MINI Es to remain

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EV Grid wins 2015 ESNA Award!

/ September 16, 2015

EV Grid wins 2015 ESNA Award for the BMW  iChargeForward Project installation in Mountain View, CA. BMW of North America has installed 8 used BMW Mini-E battery packs, repackaged by EV Grid Inc for use with various demand response programs. Project Details 2015 ESNA Award Page

Lithium Ion Battery Energy Storage Systems Using 18650 Cells

/ July 1, 2015

Background Small cylindrical Li-ion cells (18650 cells) provide unmatched levels of energy density, specific energy, packaging flexibility, production quality, and safety. Several first-tier manufacturers now offer 18650 cells at or above 220 Wh/kg at cell prices below $280/kWh. The high production volume of these cells is projected to result in ongoing improvements in performance and cost-effectiveness.   EV Grid develops

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EV Grid becomes 21st member of US/Dutch Coast-to-Coast e-Mobility Initiative

/ March 1, 2015

San Francisco, California — On February 16th, 2015, Silicon Valley based EV Grid becomes the 21st member of the Coast to Coast e-Mobility Initiative to cooperate and develop the US and Dutch eMobility market. The signing ceremony is part of the Trade Mission by Dutch Minister of Foreign Trade, Ms. Ploumen and Mayor of Rotterdam, Mr. Aboutaleb and takes place

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Energy Storage in the Fast Lane

/ December 5, 2014

Energy Storage in the Fastlane, a presentation by Paul Stith at the First Annual California Multi-Agency Update on Vehicle-Grid Integration Research, November 19, 2014 Energy Storage in the Fast Lane from Paul Stith

EVGrid at REFUEL 2014!

/ July 25, 2014

REFUEL 2014 was Speed Ventures’ 6th annual clean power motorsports event held at the world-famous Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on July 20th, 2014. EVGrid had two cars in the event, the BMW Mini-E and the Scion xB based E-Box, both with V2G technology and EVGrid’s own advanced energy storage system.  

EVGrid works with Largest EV School Bus Project in nation that will use vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology

/ July 22, 2014

Sacremento, CA – From the NSI press release: The Commissioners of the California Energy Commission approved a grant today (7/22/14) to National Strategies, LLC (NSI) for $1.4M today for an all electric school bus demonstration program in California, the largest EV school bus demonstration in the nation and the first to deploy Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) technology. EVGrid was happy to attend

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