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EVs


Can the Power Grid Handle More EVs?

Only about 1% of the 250 million cars, SUVs, and light-duty trucks on American roads are electric vehicles (EVs). But that’s about to change. While it’s difficult to estimate future…


Renewable Energy, Electrification Big Winners in Inflation Reduction Act

The U.S. House on Aug. 12 passed a bill with major implications for the power generation industry, joining the U.S. Senate in supporting the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). The bill,…


The Law of Resource Availability

The variety of battery-powered, and battery-assisted (hybrid) motor vehicles available today is the widest ever. But the total number of such vehicles that can be built in the West is…


Kansas Lands Panasonic Energy for $4B Electric Vehicle Battery Megaproject

Topeka, K.S. – July 13, 2022 – Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly today announced that Panasonic Energy Co., Ltd., plans to build a state-of-the-art electric vehicle (EV) battery facility in the…


The POWER Interview: EVs Lead Charge for Electrification

Several groups are studying the impact of electrification on the U.S. power system, including the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Colorado and its research partners, which include the Electric…