Traditional automobile companies, such as Toyota, Nissan, BMW, GMC and Ford, along with nontraditional companies such as Google, Alphabet and Tesla are making rapid advances in electric vehicles (EVs). EVs remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere, but shift the fuel source from the refineries to the electric power plants.
What type of impact will EVs have on the electric grid? In 2017, two-wheel EVs, which include motorcycles, mopeds, scooters and bicycles in the People’s Republic of China consume more than nine times as much electric power as the city of San Francisco! Are American utilities prepared for the increase in demand for EVs?