29 Feb '16, 11am

How Leading Utilities are Embracing Electric Vehicles

How Leading Utilities are Embracing Electric Vehicles

A business owner has the chance to expand her market and immediately increase sales. She jumps at the opportunity, right? Electric vehicles offer electric utilities exactly that type of opportunity to increase sales. And leading utilities across the United States are taking notice and embracing plug-in cars. A new report by the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) describes the opportunities and challenges that electric vehicles present to utilities. It reviews why utilities should embrace EVs and what leading utilities across the country are already doing to increase adoption of electric vehicles. This blog discusses several key points from the report. In a world of slowing growth in electricity demand due to increasing energy efficiency and more distributed solar PV generation, EVs offer utilities an entry into a sector of the economy which accounts for 28 percent...

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