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EV-Based Virtual Power Plants Shift Peak Load and Save Money

A recent study found that electric vehicle (EV) batteries used as a utility virtual power plant (VPP) could shift the entire residential peak load to nighttime hours with only 10%…


EVs Offer Significant Growth Opportunity for Power Utilities

Do you drive an electric vehicle (EV)? If you answered yes and live in the U.S., you’re among the roughly 1% of drivers doing so in this country. If not,…


Impact of Electric Vehicle Charging on Grid May Be Far Less Than Feared

In recent years, the potential popularity of electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrid-electric vehicles has had utility executives up nights worrying about spikes in demand at the end of every…