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    Ford’s Electric Pickup Can Power Your House In An Outage, But The Cost Could Be Eye-Watering

    If you want to power your home with a Ford F-150 Lightning, you can’t just plug it into the wall. You’ll need to have some work done, According to Motor Trend, an optimistic price would be around $11,000 but could cost significantly more. The first thing you need is an F-150 Lightning and Ford’s Charge Station Pro Level 2 charger, which you get for free when you purchase an extended range version of the electric truck. If you aren’t getting a free one, the charge station is going to set you back $1,310.00 plus tax on its own. While the Charge Station Pro will allow you to fast charge your truck at home, simply hooking it up won’t allow the F-150 Lightning to power your house.

    If you actually want to use the F-150 Lightning as a backup home power supply, you’re going to have to deal with Ford’s “Preferred Installer,” Sunrun. You don’t actually have to use Sunrun to…

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