The role of utilities in supporting EV adoption

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What do electric utilities have to gain from electric vehicle adoption within their service area?   As customers reduce their electrical demand through methods like conservation and rooftop solar, introducing electric vehicles can provide an additional load that can be used to maintain good utilization of long term assets.  This...

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Push your power demand: Plug-in off-peak

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Many electricity providers have started implementing time of use rates for billing. These rates provide an incentive for consumers to shift their electrical demand off-peak.  Homeowners can take advantage of this by moving their power hungry tasks (such as washing and drying clothes) to the evening, instead of the middle...

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2013 EV Sales In Canada: Which province took first place in September?

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In Canada, over 70% of vehicle sales in the first nine months of 2013 came from three provinces: BC, Ontario, and Quebec. [caption id="attachment_2418" align="alignright" width="300"] Electric Sales in BC, Quebec, and Ontario for the First Three Quarters of 2013[/caption] For plug-in vehicle sales, these same three provinces accounted for over 95%...

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