The Mobilist
Published in

The Mobilist

Meet the Little-Known Inventor of Vehicle-to-Grid Tech. It is Not a Mere Fad

Under the radar, Willett Kempton is one of the most-cited researchers in EVs

Willett Kempton, third from the right, with electrical engineers on his team at the University of Delaware. Photo: Courtesy Willett Kempton.

Until the middle of the decade, electric vehicles will cost more on average than combustion. So to attract buyers beyond first-movers, automakers have resorted to sales gimmicks. Among them has been this…

--

--

--

The Mobilist is a blog from Medium about the future of electric vehicles.

Recommended from Medium

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Don’t Exist

Guide to the 6 Best Electric Vehicle Charging Networks

What the Numbers Mean on Interstate Highway Signs

From The Mobilist Inbox This Week

Outgoing mail in green mailbox with a red flag in upright position.

How Practical Is Tesla’s Cybertruck in the UK?

What are the best-selling Chinese cars like… on the track?

Wuling Hongguang S on the race track

Tractor trailers damage the road 10,000 times more than a car

A D.C. bridge would better connect black communities to nature. But how will it impact the river?

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Steve LeVine

Steve LeVine

Editor at Large, Medium, covering the turbulence all around us, electric vehicles, batteries, social trends. Writing The Mobilist. Ex-Axios, Quartz, WSJ, NYT.

More from Medium

In the long run, you won’t be able to buy a Tesla anymore

Tesla app on an iPhone

Even at Today’s High Gas Prices, Driving Is Extremely Cheap

EVs will be the best economic development engine for rural America. They just don’t know it yet.

Downtown Main Street

Will spot pricing influence electric vehicle charging? An example from Norway

Spot Pricing Smart Charging Ampcontrol