Electric Vehicles at Scale – Phase I Analysis: High EV Adoption Impacts on the Western U.S. Power Grid

EVs are coming en masse. How can local utilities, grid planners and cities prepare? That’s the key question addressed with a new PNNL study, which integrates multiple factors not evaluated before, such as electric trucks for delivery and long haul, as well as smart EV charging strategies. The good news is that through 2028, the overall U.S. power system looks healthy up to 24 million EVs. However, at about 30 million EVs, things get dicey

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04.08.2020 14:58