19 May '12, 6pm

New PG&E electric vehicle proposal – 1$ per gallon of fuel

New PG&E electric vehicle proposal – 1$ per gallon of fuel

There’s a new and encouraging reason to consider investing in an electric vehicle, especially for the largest car market in the nation, California; Pacific Gas and Electric has revised a recent proposal that is laying the framework for a $1 per gallon fuel baseline. The per gallon baseline is used to refer to cost per mile in a manner that the majority of the population can relate to. Not as many people know what a Kilowatt-hour is or how it applies to their electric vehicle and efficiency, so PG&E incorporated the standard that everyone can understand. The new proposal relates when and how consumers can charge their vehicles most efficiently — and inexpensively — during off-peak hours. The older proposal only granted night time hours and a hefty 8$ monthly charge. Due to public outcry PG&E has eliminated the monthly charge (for now) and also includes more charging optio...

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