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As Number of Electric Vehicles Rise, Power Grid would Require Upgrade

Due to the clustering of plug-in electric vehicle charging among homeowners, upgrades to electricity distribution infrastructure may be needed in the future, as commented by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy. An associate at National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has examined and presented how uncoordinated plug-in electric vehicles impact residential […]

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Hinkley C Project Contract Awarded to ABB Power Grid Division

The Swiss design and engineering group, ABB declared that it has won a $130m bid for infrastructure to the UK’s Hinkley Point C atomic plant. ABB’s power division will give transmission foundation to the two-unit venture which is being worked by France’s EDF Energy. The new EPR atomic reactors, cost £18bn ($23.68bn), will provide up […]