Electrifying Cars: The Grid’s Hidden Challenge

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How EVs Will Disrupt America’s Power Infrastructure. Electric cars are quickly gaining popularity as a greener alternative to traditional gas-guzzling vehicles. However, as more and more drivers make the switch to electric vehicles (EVs), America’s power infrastructure is facing a hidden challenge. The electric grid was originally designed to handle the flow of electricity from power plants to homes and businesses. With the rise of EVs, the grid is now being tasked with fueling vehicles as well. This shift is causing strain on the grid, which was not designed to handle the added demand. The challenge of transitioning to electric…...

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Mike Hassaballa Mike earned a master’s degree in applied science in 2013, then he launched his career in the data centre industry. In 2015, he shifted gears and took on a Lead Engineer role in a company developing emission reductions technology. He then moved in 2018 into energy consulting. Mike focuses on most critical issues and opportunities in business: strategy, operations, technology, transformation, advanced analytics, and sustainability. Mike writes fascinating stories meant to be read by anyone. He excels in simplifying complex subjects and bringing a fresh new perspective to pressing issues.