New Zealand’s biggest power generator imagines a scenario where every home had solar PV, and every car was electric. And it sees no problems.
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Both electric cars and renewable energy stand to gain significantly from cheaper storage.
$100 billion invested in wind, or solar PV, will result is significantly more energy yield as the same amount invested in oil, according to a new analysis. This is particularly true when wind and solar is used to charge electric vehicles. By 2035, wind could produce 6-times more energy per dollar invested than oil.
Tesla could have found a battery cheap enough to make electric vehicles cost-competitive with conventional cars.
Facing flat or declining electricity sales, electric vehicles are a path to growth for power companies.
The high storage costs are now rapidly falling, suggesting that the financial appeal of electric cars and stationary storage is set to keep increasing.
The Energy Policy Information Center has released a set of graphs charting the exponential growth of electric vehicles.