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“By developing the EV infrastructure and customer processes, and offering innovative charging models, utilities can encourage the adoption of electric vehicles.”




Current Developments: Innovative Ideas on How to Make Electric Cars Cost-Efficient Take Shape

Larry Grenemeier
Scientific American
21 November  2011


PA’s executive forum Electric Vehicles: Fact or Fiction? featuring an international panel of industry leading experts that took place on November 15 in New York was covered in this article in Scientific American.  The article discussed each industry expert’s analysis and assessed the overall options for EVs.

Sharing knowledge, practical experience and success stories, the speakers were

    •   Brett Perlman – former US Regulator for the State of Texas

    •   Hugh McDermott – Global VP, Better Place

    •   Rob Stewart – Advanced Technology and New Business, Pepco Holdings

    •   Veerender Kaul – Research Director, Frost & Sullivan's Automotive & Transportation Group

    •   Arun Mani – Energy and Electric Vehicles expert, PA Consulting Group

PA’s Arun Mani Arun discussed the three key long-term strategies he has identified that utilities need to put into action to be leaders in the emerging EV market: 1) building a reliable and flexible infrastructure, 2) offering innovative commercial charging models, and 3) shaping strategy around consumer behaviour.    

To read the article in full, please click here.   

To find out how PA can help you prepare for the coming of electric vehicles, please click here or contact us now.

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