V2L (Vehicle-to-Load) is a system that allows electric vehicles (EVs) to power other electrical devices or appliances, such as laptops, phones, power tools, or camping equipment, using the battery power of the EV.
With V2L technology, an EV's battery can be used as a portable power bank, allowing users to charge or power devices when they are away from an electrical outlet. This is particularly useful for outdoor activities, camping trips, or during power outages.
V2L systems usually require an adapter or cable to connect the EV to the device that needs to be powered. The system may also include safety features that prevent the battery from being drained too low or damaged by power surges.
While V2L technology is not as widely used as V2H, it has the potential to be useful in many different contexts. For example, V2L can be used in emergency situations to power medical equipment or to charge communication devices like radios and cell phones. In addition, V2L can be used in construction sites or remote locations to power tools or lighting. Overall, V2L can help make EVs even more versatile and useful beyond just transportation.