“Japan, a country which frequently suffers natural calamities such as tsunamis, typhoons, and earthquakes—which can often paralyze energy supplies—is looking to further harness the power of batteries used in electric vehicles (EVs) during such disasters, local media reported (paywall) yesterday (Feb.20)

Nissan, which produces the Leaf, the world’s best-selling EV model, plans to hold an event in March to let people…”

Source: https://qz.com/1555710/japan-to-harness-power-of-electric-vehicle-batteries-in-natural-disasters/