Ford, GM, Google partner to promote use of ‘virtual power plants’2 min read . Updated: 11 Jan 2023, 01:56 AM IST
Virtual power plants pool together thousands of decentralized energy resources like electric vehicles or electric heaters controlled by smart thermostats.
Some companies including Ford, Google, GM and solar energy producers will work together to establish standards for scaling up the use of virtual power plants (VPPs), systems for easing loads on electricity grids when supply is short, according to the news agency Reuters.
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