- Aug 19, 2022 11:23 am GMT
This item is part of the Electrification of Transportation - August 2022 SPECIAL ISSUE, click here for more
Letter from the Community Leader:
The transition of transportation toward electric vehicles looks to be accelerating. Not only have a number of EV models been coming out each year to meet growing customer demand, but stakeholders across the energy space are joining the call for transportation electrification. And this was all before the recent passage of the Inflation Reduction Act that's unlocking a new round of funding for EVs and EV infrastructure, which wasn't even on the table when the call for contributions to this Special Issue was issued.
This space is moving quickly, and the utility stakeholders who drag their feet will be in for a rude awakening when they realize how much harder it is to play catch up than it is to prepare and be proactive. Utilities have traditionally not been terribly intertwined with the transportation sector, but that is changing, and the future of the utility business is in many ways going to be shaped by the EV revolution:
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