March 18th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
The public discussion about plug-in vehicle charging often focuses on the installation, quantity, distribution and speed of public chargers, but the data reveal that the vast majority of charging happens at home. The challenges with residential charging are best split two ways – renting vs owning and single-family homes vs multi-family housing
February 24th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
The significant, constant usage of electricity from a single source like a plug-in vehicle has opened up a new market for grid-scale demand management. Grid-scale demand response bundles charging plug-in vehicles together into a single demand unit when they are using smart chargers connected to a utility. The utility can then have the charging speed throttled up and down to balance the electricity load on the grid.
February 23rd, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Tesla has begun shipping free wall chargers to selected employers and residential building managers. It has also invited some Model 3 owners who are not employees or current Tesla owners to configure their cars for production.