Make Money With Your Electric Car

Your next electric car will create and store enough excess energy that you will be able to sell it back to the power grid to make extra money.
July 30, 2004, 5am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"So, you're thinking of buying one of those gas-electric hybrid cars like the Toyota Prius or Honda Insight. They're trendy, conserve fuel, and reduce pollution. But to really go "green," some entrepreneurs and academics say, you should try a Volkswagen Jetta. Not just any Jetta. A dark blue one that a California electric-car company has modified so that it not only uses electricity but generates it for other purposes. So, once it's parked, you plug it in and sell excess electricity to a utility."

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Thursday, July 29, 2004 in The Christian Science Monitor
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