Watch: This video from GTM rewired explains how electric cars could support or overload the power grid

Electric vehicle sales have grown exponentially in recent years. Today, there are more than two dozen plug-in cars on the market, and dozens more are set to hit showrooms before the end of the decade. That’s a positive development for reducing dependence on oil, but it has mixed results for the electrical grid. As they reach mass scale, plug-in cars could, in theory, overload local electric circuits. But if managed properly, they could also be a boon for utilities looking to sell more electricity. Some utilities have stepped up efforts to buy EVs for their own fleets and to build […]
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