“California will need between 229,000 and 279,000 electric vehicle chargers in public locations and multi-unit dwellings by 2025 to meet Gov. Jerry Brown’s (D) goals of having 5 million zero-emission vehicles on the road by 2030, according a new report from the California Energy Commission. The report also outlines expected load impacts of EV growth, dubbed the “Dragon Curve,” which include a bump in workplace charging demand during weekday mornings and a steep ramp up in evening power demand due to residential charging. All told, EV chargers could add 1 GW of peak demand to the grid.”
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