Electric cars might lower energy costs even as they draw more power from grid, report says – ABC News

https://amp.abc.net.au/article/11990024

The AEMC has released an issues paper which outlined some ideas of how electric cars might contribute to lower energy costs, rather than increasing them.

… It suggested with the right systems in place, households could use their electric car batteries to “soak up” excess rooftop solar generation
when energy was cheap and have the option to sell power back into the grid when it was more expensive.

2 thoughts on “Electric cars might lower energy costs even as they draw more power from grid, report says – ABC News

    • Electricity is more expensive when consumption is highest. In countries with only solar panels electricity is cheap at midday. Domestic consumption reduces before midnight. Electricity is cheapest from midnight to the morning.

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