The new model Nissan Leaf will be the first electric vehicle in Australia that can send power back to a home battery using vehicle to grid technology.

Nissan Leaf owners can use the Leaf as a mobile battery, transporting energy from one home battery system to another.


They can also charge the car overnight from their solar battery or from the grid when the electricity rates are cheaper. During the day, that energy could be fed into the house from the  car’s 24 kWh battery, which could keep a household running for two days.

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