Report: City Electric Vehicle Efforts Could Threaten Grid In Seattle And Elsewhere

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An influx of electric trucks and buses in Seattle could overwhelm the grid if utility officials don’t start coordinating with other city agencies, according to a report released Wednesday.

Released by Seattle City Light and the Rocky Mountain Institute, the report is the first municipal utility strategy for advancing electrification in every vehicle class, including passenger cars. While the analysis focused on Seattle, the researchers said the findings highlight a major challenge that could await authorities in other cities and states with emission-cutting commitments.

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