and are planning to test an that will provide power to homes during blackouts, as the utility company tries to lessen the impact of outages during or storms.
As per a report, the companies will evaluateLightning to send electricity back to a house and connect to a grid, Ford CEO Jim Farley and PG&E CEO Patti Poppe revealed.
new battery-powered will be the very first of its kind to serve as an alternative power source. Poppe said that the company is testing five trucks this year.
PG&E is looking into ways to limit the frequency of power outages to customers when strong winds increase the risk of.
Poppe added thatare becoming more common in and might be one option for residents to keep their lights running during shutoffs.
Earlier this week, PG&E stated that they would cooperate withto test EVs to provide a backup source of home power.