Electric Vehicles Are Changing The Talent Game for Utilities

On June 6th 1884, Nikola Tesla arrived in New York from his native Europe. He was one of many talented engineers eager to participate in the nascent American electricity industry. They all aspired to work with the likes of Thomas Edison to invent and improve generators, distribution systems, light bulbs, motors – the basic building …

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Electric Vehicles Are Not Appliances

When utilities first got into the electricity business, it was all about supplying electrons to power a lightbulb. As time progressed,  appliances were added. Today, distributed energy sources and electric vehicles (EVs) are paving the way forward as part of the next paradigm shift for utilities. As utilities navigate the role they want to play …

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Understanding the EV Customer Journey

In order to drive EV adoption, the various players involved in the EV ecosystem – local government, nonprofits, utilities – should engage their customers to understand their EV journey. Only after a full grasp of the various steps is achieved, can we identify trouble areas and design remedies to drive more EV adoption. The main steps …

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