1. EV Chargers Plus Energy Storage Equals Multiple Benefits

    EV Chargers Plus Energy Storage Equals Multiple Benefits

    EV chargers plus energy storage are expected to lower demand charges and avoid utility-funded infrastructure upgrades in a pilot program in Hawaii. In the pilot, a partnership among Hawaiian Electric (HECO), the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and Greenlots, a 50-kW fast charger for EVs is coupled with energy storage at a HECO site that has only 23 kW of capacity, said Brett Hauser, CEO of Greenlots, which develops solutions for charging EVs.

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