Truck Fleet Helps Stabilize The Grid–And Earn Income

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Sean MitchemIn a pilot project with the Southwest Research Institute and ERCOT, a fleet of electric powered trucks is making money by helping stabilize grid frequency. Electric trucks stop charging quickly and automatically when the grid’s frequency is unstable, and the unnamed fleet owner gets paid for doing this. In this podcast, Sean Mitchem, a project manager for the research institute, explains this “fast response regulation service” project.

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