publication . Preprint . 2011

"Can Vehicle-to-Grid Revenue Help Electric Vehicles on the Market?"

George R. Parsons; Michael K. Hidrue; Willett Kempton; Meryl P. Gardner;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) electric vehicles can return power stored in their batteries back to the power grid and be programmed to do so at times when power prices are high. Since providing this service can lead to payments to owners of vehicles, it effectively reduces the cost of electric vehicles. Using data from a national stated preference survey (n = 3029), this paper presents the first study of the potential consumer demand for V2G electric vehicles. In our choice experiment, 3029 respondents compared their preferred gasoline vehicle with two V2G electric vehicles. The V2G vehicles were described by a set of electric vehicle attributes and V2G contract require...
free text keywords: electric vehicles, vehicle-to-grid, stated preference, latent-class model, jel:Q42, jel:Q51
Funded by
Smart Vehicle to Grid Interface
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 284953
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP1 | ICT

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