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The American Conservative Case for Electric Vehicles (5 Reasons That Are Not The Environment)

Given the recent election results, it's very likely that there will be sweeping legislative changes in the areas of energy and environme...

Friday, July 19, 2013

Editor's Notebook: Intellectual ferment makes the desert bloom - Daily Astorian: Columns

Editor's Notebook: Intellectual ferment makes the desert bloom - Daily Astorian: Columns: "Electric vehicles and the power grid was an especially timely discussion. Research scientist Michael Kintner-Meyer walked us through the data that PNNL is examining to determine “how many electric vehicles could we support on the Pacific Northwest power grid?” All vehicles could not recharge during peak electricity demand. An engineer within PNNL’s Advanced Grid Analytics & Renewable Energy Integration research group, Kintner-Meyer described an invention of the PNNL that will tell an electric vehicle the optimal time to recharge, based on regional power capacity."