California residents have purchased about 142,000 of the approximate 339,500 plug-in vehicles sold nationally since 2011, according to the Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative.

 

While that’s good news for California’s environment, it’s not always good news for utilities that must cope with high peak loads in plug-in popular neighborhoods. However, it’s creating a market for companies like eMotorWerks, which helps manage high loads from electric-vehicle charging.

 

 

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