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Marktm
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CHAdeMO bi-directional

Fri Jun 23, 2017 10:59 am

Appears that manufacturers of V2G equipment state that bi-directional DC current (via CHAdeMO) can only be obtained in 2014 Leafs and after. Does anyone know what change occurred (if this is actually true)? Will be a disappointment to me as an owner of a 2012 Leaf!
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Re: CHAdeMO bi-directional

Fri Jun 23, 2017 11:08 am

Marktm wrote:Appears that manufacturers of V2G equipment state that bi-directional DC current (via CHAdeMO) can only be obtained in 2014 Leafs and after....


Source?

Nissan has been demonstrating using the LEAF as a (CHAdeMO accessable) power source since ~2011, IIRC.
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Re: CHAdeMO bi-directional

Fri Jun 23, 2017 11:11 am

A product is offered in Japan only so far as I know. Perhaps that is changing ?
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Re: CHAdeMO bi-directional

Fri Jun 23, 2017 1:32 pm

The actual V2G spec wasn't officially release until 27 March 2017.

It would be doubtful anything previously built will work with anything except some Nissan branded product.

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Re: CHAdeMO bi-directional

Fri Jun 23, 2017 4:29 pm

edatoakrun wrote:
Marktm wrote:Appears that manufacturers of V2G equipment state that bi-directional DC current (via CHAdeMO) can only be obtained in 2014 Leafs and after....


Source?

Nissan has been demonstrating using the LEAF as a (CHAdeMO accessable) power source since ~2011, IIRC.


I was looking into the V2H offering from Setec Power (China). I went back to the original statement from them - that the 2013 and after Leaf that will work with their 3kw "home" unit via the CHAdeMO connection - but not the 2011/2012.
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