Public Utilities Reports

PUR Guide 2012 Fully Updated Version

Available NOW!
PUR Guide

This comprehensive self-study certification course is designed to teach the novice or pro everything they need to understand and succeed in every phase of the public utilities business.

Order Now

The V2G Concept: A New Model for Power?

Connecting utility infrastructure and automobiles.
Fortnightly Magazine - February 15 2002

Alec Brooks, Tom Gage, 2001, "Integration of Electric Drive Vehicles with the Electric Power Grid - a New Value Stream". Paper presented at the 18th International Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition, 20-24 October 2001, Berlin, Germany. (Full written version available from

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) (2001) Press release available at

David Hawkins, 2001, "Vehicle to Grid-A Control Area Operators Perspective." Presentation at the EVAA Electric Transportation Industry Conference, Sacramento, CA, December 2001. Presentation slides available at:

Kempton, W. and Steven Letendre, (1997) "Electric vehicles as a new power source for electric utilities." Transportation Research. Part D, Transport and Environment. 2 (3): 157-175.

Kempton W, Kubo T, (2000) "Electric-drive vehicles for peak power in Japan," Energy Policy 28: 9-18. (Available in Japanese translation at

Kempton W, Letendre S, (1999) "Electric Vehicles' value if integrated with the utility system," Presented at Transportation Research Board, 78th annual Meetings, Washington DC. TRB Paper #P993734.

W. Kempton, J. Tomic, S. Letendre, A. Brooks, and T. Lipman. (2001) "Vehicle-to-Grid Power: Battery, Hybrid, and Fuel Cell Vehicles as Resources for Distributed Electric Power in California." Davis, CA: Institute of Transportation Studies Report # IUCD-ITS-RR 01-03. 77+xiv pages. PDF version available at