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Electric Vehicles and Our Power Grid

With the electric vehicle push happening sooner than later, many are wondering if the US power grid can keep up! Here are some things experts are saying! If every American switched over to an electric passenger vehicle, analysts have estimated, the United States could end up using roughly 25 percent more electricity than it does today. To handle that, utilities will likely need to build a lot of new power plants and upgrade their transmission networks. There’s good news, too. In 2018, researchers at the University of Texas at Austin’s Energy Institute looked at what a shift to electric vehicles would [...]

2021-12-29T14:37:46+00:00December 23rd, 2021|california, car buying, safety, technology|

Finding EV Charging Stations Near You!

Luckily in this day and age, technology is everything! As the electric/hybrid vehicle market expands, so does the tech behind it. There are many websites as well as Apps that you can go to that help you find your nearest charging station! Let's take a look at a few now!   PlugShare is a website that makes finding your next charging station easy! They list stations, worldwide! Plus if you know of a new station that isn't on their map, you can add it! . Check them out! https://www.plugshare.com/en   The U.S. Department of Energy also supplies a great website [...]