Clean Grid Technology, Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Preparing for the Fast-Approaching Takeover of EVs

29 Jul , 2020  

Originally published on pnnl.gov, July 29, 2020. RICHLAND, Wash.—Electric vehicles are coming—en masse. How can local utilities, grid planners and cities prepare? That’s the key question addressed with a new study led by researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Vehicle Technologies Office. “While […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage, Markets & Business, Markets & Trends, Uncategorized

EVs 102: What You Need to Know

11 Dec , 2019  

Taylor Patterson, ERS Pros and Cons of Electric Vehicles As with any technology, electric vehicles (EVs) have their own list of advantages and drawbacks. Pros: Cons: – Elimination of tailpipe emissions– Minimal operational costs– Lower maintenance costs– Convenient at-home charging– Unique driving experience – Range anxiety– Recharge time– Accessibility of charging station– Higher upfront cost […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage, Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Do You Know How Much You Pay to Charge Your Electric Car?

5 Dec , 2019  

Milana Pakes, ERS Currently, they only make up a small percentage of the volume of cars sold globally, but by 2040 they are expected to account for 57% of annual car sales. With EVs and charging stations rapidly popping up all over the nation, it’s getting easier to make the switch from fossil-fuel-reliant to electric, […]

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