Posts Tagged: Power Utilities
September 4, 2017
Electric utilities are seeking solutions to problems resulting from clustered electric vehicle charging. Electricity generation is not an obstacle, instead it is at the local level, the so called ‘the last mile’, that the problem occurs. Local distribution grids are not built to accommodate the huge spikes in demand where electric cars will be particularly prevalent. Transformers, which connect every home and business to the power grid, are the most vulnerable and affected elements of the system. Most residential transformers serve between 10 and 50kVA of load, a single plug-in vehicle (PEV) with a 240V (Level 2) charging system consumes approximately 7kVa.
August 9, 2017
SmartCharge New York and $10,000 Nissan Rebate makes switching to an electric vehicle the easiest it’s ever been
There’s never been a better time to buy and drive an electric vehicle in New York City and Westchester. A special program with the electricity provider and Fleetcarma pays drivers for driving electric. Moreover, drivers who don’t have an electric vehicle yet will benefit from an incredible program from Nissan that will give drivers a discount of $10,000 on a new Nissan Leaf. (No,[…]
July 24, 2017
Electric Utility led EV incentive programs help grid stability, reduce emissions, manage costs, and provide greater efficiency
The United States has come to realize the benefits offered by cost-saving, emissions-limiting renewable energies such as electric vehicles (EV). EVs, indeed, are the most-tangible, fastest-growing example of renewables’ momentum, offering a multitude of benefits for consumers, businesses, utilities, and the environment. With utilities incentivizing consumers and joining states and the federal government in supporting the rise of EVs, it is important to understand[…]
June 28, 2017
In the past three years alone, cities have been elbowing each other for the top spots, with the newest #1 (San Jose) winning with infrastructure. The following are the 10 current best cities to be an EV owner based on finance, convenience, and total adoption.