Nissan recharges CES visitors with macchiato brewed using LEAF power
January 20, 2019: Nissan gave CES trade show attendees a taste of Nissan Energy. Nissan Energy is part of Nissan Intelligent Integration, the company’s vision of a connected world where new developments in battery technology and power generation enable homes and vehicles to better harness and power each other.
At the CES Nissan display, visitors relaxed and sipped on a freshly-brewed macchiato topped with their self-portrait crafted from foam while watching Nissan Energy in action. The barista station ran purely off a Nissan LEAF, demonstrating Nissan Intelligent Mobility, the company’s vision for changing how cars are powered, driven and integrated into society.
Nissan Energy will establish new standards for connecting vehicles to energy systems, impacting every aspect of the customer’s lives and business energy needs. Under Nissan Energy, there are three key initiatives: Nissan Energy Supply, Nissan Energy Share and Nissan Energy Storage. These will allow electric cars to connect to energy systems to charge their batteries, power homes and businesses, or feed energy back into power grids. Nissan will also develop new ways to repurpose electric car batteries.
The CES display is just one example of Nissan Energy that the public can experience. At the Nissan Global Headquarters Gallery in Yokohama, Japan, visitors can tour a Nissan Energy Home. Featuring solar panels and a Nissan LEAF powering the display, the house lets visitors experience a vehicle-to-home system that promotes the latest technology in storing, sharing and repurposing energy. Several rooms demonstrate power distribution from the LEAF to the home’s electrical system and appliances.