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Nissan Leaf in Scotland Enlarge Photo Vastly greater numbers of electric cars on United Kingdom roads could pose problems for the power supplies used to recharge them—if, that is, they all plug in during the day. Frank Mitchell, head of SP Energy Networks a unit of ScottishPower, said a rush to electric cars in the U.K. could burden the power grid if owners opt to charge those cars during peak hours when electricity demand is highest. Mitchell told the U.K.'s Financial Times late last year that charging in the high-demand hours shouldn't be restricted, but owners who add electrons during peak times “then have to pick up the cost of it." DON'T MISS: UK to ban diesel, gasoline car sales by 2040; follows France, Norway, Holland bans Officials from SP Energy Networks have recently said EV adoption may be quicker than originally anticipated, with the conversion coming before th...

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