Electric cars could keep the kettle boiling in a power cut

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Electric cars could come to the rescue when storms hit the grid by powering homes with enough electricity for essentials, according to British-based EV consumer advice organisation Electrifying.com. Power companies recorded record levels of wind-power generation during recent storms in northern Europe but there were still power cuts caused by damaged landline and many people were without electricity for hours on end. Drivers of electric cars like the Kia EV6 and Hyundai Ioniq 5 are fitted with a bi-directional charging system which means they can take power from the car’s battery during a powe…

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