Pentagon Experimenting with Electric Cars For Back-Up Power
Picture the scene: There's a power cut. It goes dark. Your TV, refrigerator and computer all shut down. How long will it last? Who knows?
Power outages are normally brief affairs, but in disasters like 2012's Superstorm Sandy, people could be left without power for days.
A potential solution, increasingly coming to light, is that of using electric vehicles as a backup energy source. And now, the Department of Defense is taking the idea seriously too.
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