Expert consulting for Vehicle Grid Integration and EV Battery Second-Life
V2G Solutions is a consulting service specializing in Vehicle Grid Integration (VGI) and Battery Second-Life. Expert support on commercial, technical and regulatory requirements related to topics realted to connecting electric vehicle batteries to the grid for charging, discharging or energy storage. Vehicle to Grid (V2G) and Vehicle to Home (V2H) technology has many nuances regarding technical interoperability and regulatory requirements for interconnection that can create confusion. V2G Solutions can solve these challenges to support customers looking to enter new markets, develop new products or invest in early stage companies.
Market Analysis & Go to Market Strategy
Business Development and Sales
Technical Advisory and Due Diligence Support
Policy Development and Review
Russell Vare has 20 years of experience in clean tech with a focus on EVs, energy storage and EV charging. He is currently leading sales and marketing at Flex Power Control, a Vehicle-to-Home (V2H) hardware startup. Previously, he led commercial partnerships with automakers to enable V2G at Nuvve. His accomplishments at Nuvve include the world’s first commercial V2G school bus commercial deployments, with over a megawatt of installed V2G capacity. Prior to Nuvve he comes from a decade of experience in strategy and business development roles at automakers. At Mercedes-Benz, he led sales and marketing for the US stationary energy storage business. At Nissan he led the first V2G pilot for the company and first battery second-life projects. He has a BA in Economics from UC Santa Barbara and a Master’s in Public Policy from UCLA and resides in San Diego, CA.
Russell is currently an advisor to ReJoule, a battery second-life diagnostics company and Epic Charging, an EV fleet charge maangement provider.