06.23.2022

Electric vehicles could significantly increase demand on the power grid, trials underway to change energy use behaviour

“With the threat of blackouts a reality amid higher prices and demand, Origin’s general manager of e-mobility Chau Le said the network would struggle once EVs became more popular. [Therefore] Origin Energy has teamed up with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to understand ways to change the behaviour of electric car owners before their mass adoption in Australia.”

Originally published here at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) on 22 June 2022.

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