If 30 million electric vehicles were willing, in times of national electricity shortage, to run their chargers in reverse and put power back into the grid, then, at 2 kW per vehicle, we'd have a potential power source of 60 GW -similar to the capacity of all the power stations in the country. Even if only one third of the vehicles were connected and available at one time, they'd still amount to a potential source of 20 GW of power. If each of those vehicles made an emergency donation of 2 kWh of energy - corresponding to perhaps 20% of its battery's energy-storage capacity - then the total energy provided by the fleet would be 20 GWh - twice as much as the energy in the Dinorwig pumped storage facility.
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