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The Nissan Leaf Power Supply System Can Power a Home for Two Days

By: Michael Hines - Published: Aug 5, 2011 • References: techon.nikkeibp.co.jp and ecofriend
People still looking for a reason to purchase an EV need to check out the Nissan Leaf Power Supply System. Officials at Nissan unveiled their latest eco-innovation, a charger for the Leaf that can be used to power the electricity needs of a home for two days.

The charger draws power from the fully charged Leaf and uses it to mee the energy needs of the home. The Nissan Leaf Power Supply System was recently displayed at a home near Nissan's global headquarters in Yokohama, Japan. Overall, the system can transfer up to 6 kw of power to a home which should be enough to power it in the event of an emergency or blackout. No word from Nissan on whether this technology will ever be made commercially available, but I wouldn't be surprised to see this type of charger hit homes sometime in the next 10 years.