Miles Per Gallon Equivalent and the Determinants of EV Charging Costs

Making accurate and easily consumable comparisons between battery electric vehicles, hybrids and an efficient gas powered model in the same class can still feel abstract. Explaining the value proposition to those not as keen on Evs can be even more daunting. It helps to begin with the key metrics of the mile per gallon equivalent (MPGe) and kWh per mile … Read More

Miles Per Gallon Equivalent and the Determinants of EV Charging Costs

Making accurate and easily consumable comparisons between battery electric vehicles, hybrids and an efficient gas powered model in the same class can still feel abstract. Explaining the value proposition to those not as keen on Evs can be even more daunting. It helps to begin with the key metrics of the mile per gallon equivalent (MPGe) and kWh per mile … Read More

Envetica’s EV and PHEV Charging Study Now Ready!

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A big thank you to all survey respondents who participated in Envetica’s electric vehicle charging study. The results of the study along with a market assessment on the future of electric vehicle infrastructure is also included as part of the report. Please see the embedded PDF and leave your comments. 

Effectively Managing Critical Utility Events Through The Outage Data Initiative (ODI)

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Interoperability, open data, and consumer engagement. We sometimes recall technology buzzwords more readily than a spouse’s birthday. But solutions represented by marketing terminology, must solve a pressing need if they are not to be cast into the dustbins of the modern age. A key pain-point still yearning for tangible change in the rapidly evolving power industry, is the place where … Read More

Synergies for Honda with EV Driving and Electricity Rates

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There’s a familiar argument about electric vehicles and it has a lot to do with the source of the electricity that’s used to charge them. Those in the dwindling minority that still stand opposed to the EV revolution on the grounds that some charging still comes from coal-fired plants have fewer and fewer arguments to make. Natural gas has long … Read More

Monitoring Based Commissioning For Facilities Energy Management

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If you’ve got a soft spot for energy synonyms, the commercial energy monitoring market will not disappoint. Whether it’s known as Monitoring Based Commissioning, Continuous Optimization, or Real-Time Energy Monitoring, the returns on implementing an analytics driven energy efficiency system is increasingly, an investment worth making. After all, industrial and commercial buildings that propel the economy forward account for 39% … Read More

Steep Utility Fees Are Killing Electric Car Charging Stations

(Note: This is the article that originally ran in January 2018 on GreenBiz.com by Areg Bagdasarian) High utility fees are a major hurdle to electric vehicles and the commercial charging stations that serve them. Despite the success of General Motors’ all-electric Chevy Bolt and widespread anticipation of Tesla’s forthcoming Model 3 electric sedan, public electric-vehicle (EV) charging stations that can … Read More

The Sabal Trail Pipeline And The Role Of FERC In American Energy Infrastructure

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If you’re in the hunt for a highly charged topic where energy resources, environmental needs and big business seem to be explosively interwoven; look no further than pipeline politics. The challenges of transporting natural gas or oil across vast expanses, conjures up images of Russian energy flowing into Europe or Middle Eastern oil being piped out to nearby ports for … Read More

Demand Charges: The Hidden Roadblock To EV Charging Buildout

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The once distant allure of an electrified world has been met with the uplifting reality that this paradigm shift is alive and well underway. Questions about the feasibility and benefits of electric vehicles have been replaced outright with how quickly more vehicles and infrastructure can be rolled out. From the days of General Motors’ EV1 experimental vehicle of the late … Read More