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If the Equinox will do V2X I would consider one of the soon to come to market products that provide that capability as well as charge the vehicle.
Nothing in the current trim specs mentions V2X. Perhaps an OnStar upgrade will become available? Or maybe there will be more details released second quarter 2023.

What do you see as the benefit for charging, dayroge?

V2x (Vehicle-to-everything)
Vehicle-to-everything is communication between a vehicle and any entity that may affect, or may be affected by, the vehicle. It is a vehicular communication system that incorporates other more specific types of communication as V2I, V2N, V2V, V2P, V2D.Wikipedia
 

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OK, thanks dayrogue. I did see that article not long ago. Good to see GM is not ignoring the possibilities. V2L as Mapleev said or V2H is what you are looking for. That's why I asked about the intended use. Whether we will see V2L or V2H as a Chevy Equinox EV option by 2024 remains to be seen, but I too would be interested. GM said "eventually" so anyone's guess as to when that might be available and at what cost.

There are a LOT of "V2-somethings" being discussed:
  1. Vehicle-to-Home (V2H) - using batteries in electric cars and trucks as a power source for a home during a blackout, loss of grid power. Car must support bi-directional charging.
  2. Vehicle-to-Load (V2L) - using batteries in electric cars and trucks as a power source for a home during a blackout, loss of grid power. Car does not need bi-directional charging. Instead, the car has 120V outlets you plug your home appliances into.
  3. Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) - still being developed but centers around the idea of using batteries in electric cars and trucks as a power source in the electrical grid based on real-time demands for power. Car must support bi-directional charging.
  4. Vehicle-to-Network (V2N) - enables vehicle-to-vehicle communication over wireless networks, such as LTE.
  5. Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) - captures data such as traffic congestion, weather advisories, bridge clearance levels, traffic light status, and then wirelessly transmits it to inform drivers of conditions they need to be aware of which aids in safety. Smart traffic signals powered by V2I help drivers understand traffic conditions better, helping to estimate accurate arrival times which can improve communication between drivers and customers.
  6. Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) - encompasses both V2V and V2I technology.
  7. Brain-to-Vehicle (B2V) - introduced by Nissan that connects a driver’s brain with their automobile; not currently in use. This technology could radically change the future of driving and safety altogether
 

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Everybody has power outages and everybody has fridges and freezers with hundreds of dollars of food at risk.
That's why I have an emergency power generator ($350, Home Depot). Plugging into a car would be easier, but my generator has four 120v outlets and one 240. Even if a car has V2L or V2H, I suspect many will be one outlet. Unless we are talking about a work truck the Silverado EV.

You'd need Chevy Equinox EV 3RS eAWD trim level to get the optional 19.2 kW capability. That means more $ PLUS the cost of a dedicated 100A circuit and the cost of an 80A EVSE. Yikes. Many older homes only have a 100A service. Even newer, 200A service panels would be an issue as you are effectively reducing it to a 100A by taking 100A for the EVSE circuit. Neither of these scenarios are practical. So that means a new power line from the utility to the garage to supply say, a 100A panel. Plus permitting, inspection, etc. After all that, what, extension cords running from the garage to your house refrigerator?

I'm not an electrician, so perhaps I'm missing something. I know emergency nat gas-powered units like Generac simply kick on when the power goes off whether you are home or not. They feed to whole house. No extra power line from the electric company needed. They do use a device that prevents backfeeding the incoming utility power line (very dangerous). I suspect the cost all in would be less than buying a car trim level I don't want in order to buy an optional HD EVSE charging capability, etc., etc. in order to get V2H.

And what if you or your car is not home when the power goes out?

I really like the idea of using the car to power something. What others have done is to install an inverter capability on their Volts that functions in a similar way. See Inverter Kits now Available!
 
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