May 5th, 2020 | by NRDC
Charging an electric truck or bus at a fleet depot — or an electric car at an apartment, workplace, or a public fast-charging station — should be far cheaper than filling up on gasoline or diesel. Unfortunately, that’s often not the case at sites that receive electricity under utility rates designed for commercial buildings and industrial operations that don’t reflect the flexible nature of electric vehicle (EV) charging. Fortunately, a newly-released report explains how utilities can remedy that mismatch by offering rates designed for commercial EV charging
April 24th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
Today's electric cars have larger batteries that need higher power to recharge them. Could that be a problem for utility companies?
December 10th, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan
Below is another initial version of an article I wrote for The Economist Group’s GE Look Ahead website (months ago). [&hellip
June 8th, 2015 | by Rocky Mountain Institute
Originally published on RMI Outlet. By Laurie Guevara-Stone California’s three largest investor-owned utilities will soon go through a major electricity [&hellip
February 13th, 2012 | by John Farrell
What if installing more solar could reduce electricity prices? It’s already happening in Germany, world leader in solar power, [&hellip
January 30th, 2012 | by John Farrell
What if electricity cost more when the sun was shining?
Many utilities are using new electronic "smart meters" to adjust the price of electricity as often as every hour, to reflect supply and demand. And charging more when electricity is in short supply can be good news, increasing the value of solar by 33% or more