GM powers a mansion with a Chevrolet Silverado

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Post by BigBarney » Sat. May. 11, 2024 5:40 pm

GM uses the V2H to run a mansion...Just think if they had solar too...

https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a60755806/gm-en ... -for-home/

"The PowerShift charging unit essentially runs in reverse, supplying power to the inverter, which then feeds the home hub with AC that it distributes to the home's circuits. When the system is installed—GM has partnered with Qmerit to handle that job—you can decide whether the whole house gets backup power or only certain circuits. The equipment can supply up to 9.6 kW of power, which is plenty to keep the essentials running in most homes—even a 10,000-square-foot Beverly Hills mansion, apparently."

This is the future of battery power... Use your vehicle to soak up excess solar...

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Post by ColdHouse » Sun. May. 12, 2024 5:58 am

BigBarney wrote:
Sat. May. 11, 2024 5:40 pm
GM uses the V2H to run a mansion...Just think if they had solar too...

https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a60755806/gm-en ... -for-home/

"The PowerShift charging unit essentially runs in reverse, supplying power to the inverter, which then feeds the home hub with AC that it distributes to the home's circuits. When the system is installed—GM has partnered with Qmerit to handle that job—you can decide whether the whole house gets backup power or only certain circuits. The equipment can supply up to 9.6 kW of power, which is plenty to keep the essentials running in most homes—even a 10,000-square-foot Beverly Hills mansion, apparently."

This is the future of battery power... Use your vehicle to soak up excess solar...

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That 9,600 kwh has to come from somewhere and I am certain the vehicle is not cheap.


 
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Post by k-2 » Sun. May. 12, 2024 11:17 am

Id be happy with a plugin hybrid truck that dont exist for some reason. Much much smaller battery and a small charging engine like the volt and other plugin hybrids. Fixes that enormous and very expensive ,very heavy battery in the EV truck. 40 mile daily range is more than enough for me. And no range anxiety. Those massive batteries are just not cost effective nor resource effective or sustainable ,nor can they be ramped up for mass market in the numbers needed. No way a small ICE engine cost near as much as that huge battery.

 
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Post by BigBarney » Sun. May. 12, 2024 9:45 pm

You don't need a new vehicle,only one with a good battery...

A Chevy Bolt can output 2000-2500 watts for some limited time...

2019-2022 Bolts are relatively cheap and have a 60Kwh battery...

The limit is the output of the converter dc>dc then the inverter to

get 120v AC....

Newer vehicles will have V2G and V2H and V2V...Some even split

phase AC 120 and 240...

If you only need 40 miles per day many can do that really cheaply..

Nissan Leaf is a little harder due to chademo charging..

Many under $9000 with the $4000 used EV instant credit...

There may be some available cheaper than a generator and

still could be used as a second car if needed.

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