How to BEAT Power Cuts WIth Your Electric Car!

From Transport Evolved.

We’re heading into summer and that means power grid shutoffs due to extreme weather are becoming more likely (not to mention winter storms in the Southern Hemisphere).

So we decided it was time to revisit something we’ve talked about before: how to use your EV to beat power cuts!


00:00 – Introduction
00:47 – What we’re covering
01:28 – Vehicle to Grid (V2X)
05:29 – Vehicle to Load
08:28 – A qucik note about cables
08:56 – Inverters attached to your EV’s 12-Volt Battery
10:32 – Personal experience of inverter backup
12:05 – Buy a UPS!
12:58 – Thanks, and Goodbye!


Video Links:

Our Ford Home Integration System video playlist:
Technology Connextras runs a home from an EV:
Link to the original livestream where Nikki powers her home with a LEAF.:
Benjamin Nelson’s video on installing a backup solution in a Bolt EV:


Script: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield, Kate Walton-Elliott
Presenter: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
Editor, Colorist: Michael Horton
Art and Animation: Erin Carlie
Producer: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
© Transport Evolved LLC, 2023

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