EV activity is picking up worldwide.Our friend Jigar Shah tweeted an interesting stat saying “It is estimated by 2030, more than 13m charging stations will be needed to support the US market. Today, the US market has approximately 200K chargers deployed. Based on the 2030 estimate, less than 1% of the necessary charging infrastructure currently exists.” What a MASSIVE opportunity.
Other notable developments:
GreenBiz – Lyft plans to electrify all of its cars by 2030
IEA Global EV Outlook – 17 countries have announced a phase out of conventional cars of 100% EV sales within the next 3 decades.
Smart Energy Decisions – Florida enacts law to expand EV charging network
Utility Dive – Xcel preps new EV programs to address ‘suboptimal’ charging incentives in Minnesota
Reuters – Exclusive: GM plans electric van for business users in bid to pre-empt Tesla
Interchange podcast – The Strange Hype Around Nikola Moto