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Too many electric cars charging at night may overload electrical grid

  • Sep 22, 2022
New Scientist Online

The growth in electric car ownership could strain power grids if most drivers continue charging primarily at home overnight. Investment in daytime charging options will be crucial to help the western US power grid handle the demand with an estimated 50 per cent of drivers using electric vehicles by 2035. That finding comes from computer models looking at how driver charging behaviours and ...

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