Electrical generation by the mix of hydro and non-hydro renewables may soon permanently overtake nuclear power by 2020, as reported in the March 6th edition of Solar Industry news. The growth in solar generation over the past decade has been staggering. Electrical generation by solar – utility-scale and distributed, combined – in 2018 was more than 100 times greater than that reported by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) a decade earlier. See full article.
Utilities Just Beginning to Cope with EV Growth
According to Navigant Research, the total number of charging ports installed in the U.S. as of the end of last year (2017) was about 475,000. That’s not even a fifth of the 5.5 million charging units the Edison Electric Institute and the Institute for Electric Innovations estimates the country could need by 2025. Read full GTM article.