TM4, Hydro-Québec and partners innovate with V2G/V2H demonstration program
(Boucherville, QC) Hydro-Québec’s research institute (IREQ,) in collaboration with TM4 and Québec-based companies B3CG, Brioconcept and CNTA, conducted between 2012 and 2014 a pilot project to test the use of energy stored in the battery when an electric vehicle is parked at home. The project tested two possible uses of this energy:
• To supply part of home in case of power failure (V2H)
• To supply Hydro-Québec grid in peak hours (V2G)
A wholly owned subsidiary of Hydro-Québec, TM4 was created in 1998 to market the electric propulsion technology developed by Hydro-Quebec’s research institute, IREQ. Today, it provides customers in a dozen countries with patented technologies and distinctive expertise in electric motors, generators and inverters for the transport and energy markets. Products include customized electric drivetrains for electric vehicle and hybrid vehicle manufacturers, and generators for wind turbine and gen-set manufacturers. TM4 is based in Boucherville, Québec.