8 Factors That Will Affect the Number, Type and Location of Charging Stations Needed to Support Electric Vehicles
While the International Energy Association (IEA) has recommended on a European level a ratio of 10 EVs to 1 charging connection, my assessment is that at least for the next 5-7 years, a ratio of 15-25 to 1 will in fact meet demand in most markets.
As an electric vehicle industry, let’s flip the road trip conversation to “trip duration” and away from “charge time.”
Residential EV charging stations have the potential to be one of the largest segments of the smart home product market and perhaps will be a bigger market than that for home energy management devices. In the long-haul these products and markets will likely merge or at least be complementary integrated products. I estimate that just […]
Road trips are a make or break factor for mass adoption of electric vehicles in the US. Unlike much of Europe and many other parts of the world, the US does not have a train system that connects most cities in the country. As such, most Americans either fly or rely on their cars when […]