#EVSE

Nearly every facet of a modern home can be controlled with smart technology. Thanks to digital communications, we can use mobile apps on a connected device to effortlessly manage lights, locks, cameras, thermostats, appliances, and security...

Electricity generation is a dynamic process. Most of the time, we aren't aware of the vagaries of power supply and demand—because grid operators are able to manage the delicate balance. But when scorching temperatures across the western United...

At the beginning of the 20th century, about one-third of all cars on the road were electric. At that time, EVs were quieter, smoother, and more environmentally-friendly than their internal combustion counterparts. That’s still true today. So why...

Every year, the International Energy Agency (IEA) publishes its “Global EV Outlook”, the goal of which is to communicate the big picture of the current electric vehicle market. During the past several years the IEA report has made clear the vital...

Smart cities use technology like sensors, WiFi connectivity, and data collection, to better equip urban planners in managing a region’s environmental resources. Until recently, cars and trucks were not electronically connected to a city’s energy...

Plug-in electric cars like the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt arrived on US roads nearly a decade ago. From the moment they arrived, the call went out for businesses to get behind electric vehicles. That made a ton of sense. Employers have many...

It’s been nearly a decade since the first mainstream plug-in cars, like the Nissan LEAF and Chevrolet Volt, first went on sale. In that inaugural year, 2011, merely 17,425 US car buyers purchased an EV or plug-in hybrid. It was an ultra-niche...

Utilities in the United States can no longer assume that residents will automatically be long-term, loyal customers. Deregulation, community-based energy services, and novel technologies are putting new power into consumers’ hands. Growing ranks...

Today’s savvy homeowners are increasingly using networked thermostats, app-controlled lighting, and energy-efficient appliances to manage creature comforts and electricity bills. The smart home revolution goes into overdrive when residents buy an...

Who doesn’t want to save money on their next vehicle purchase? One of the more appealing aspects of shopping for an electric car or charging station is the wide range of federal, state, local, and utility incentives available, which can add up to...

Across the country, utilities have started to introduce time-of-use (TOU) electricity rates – new rate structures that differ from a traditional flat rate, with the cost of energy use varying based on the day, time and season. Currently, about...

Just a few short weeks ago, a report that Los Angeles is home to some of the cleanest air of any major city in the world would have seemed nearly impossible. However, against all odds and amidst mandatory lockdowns and shelter in place orders due...

The economic and public health impacts currently being experienced as a result of the coronavirus pandemic are historic on a global scale, and the situation presents a disruption in our daily routines that is unprecedented in modern life. The...

Before making the decision to purchase an electric car, most buyers will come across information about electric vehicle tax incentives during the pre-purchase research process. This incentive programs is intended to help subsidize the higher...