Hidden Cost of PHEVs and EVs – Part II

If PHEVs or EVs are recharged at night between the hours of 10 pm and 6 am, it’s unlikely the transformer serving the homes will fail. Homes generally have very low loads during nighttime, off- peak hours. If, however, vehicles Continue reading Hidden Cost of PHEVs and EVs – Part II

Hidden Cost of PHEVs – Part II

When distribution transformers become overloaded, they stop working. The distribution transformer is the green box sitting in the yard of a home or the grey or blue-can hanging from a utility pole down the street. When a distribution transformer becomes Continue reading Hidden Cost of PHEVs – Part II