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Charging Both Ways

Despite some barriers, automakers see a chance to generate cash from vehicle-to-grid capability.

A Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup.

A Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup.

Photographer: Al Drago/Bloomberg

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Hello Hyperdrive readers, its Ryan Fisher here to talk about BloombergNEFs latest research on the value of bi-directional, or vehicle-to-grid, charging — a capability that involves exporting electricity from a vehicle’s battery to a home, building or to the grid.