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Industry experts discuss major EV issues in new Delta-EE report

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The electric vehicle revolution is firmly underway. New car registrations are rising just as quickly as sales of petrol- and diesel-powered vehicles are falling.

In March, electric vehicles (EVs) accounted for 4.6% of the market after a threefold increase in sales to 11,694, while plug-in hybrids grew by 38%.

A new report by Delta Energy & Environment (Delta-EE) predicts that change will be sweeping, resulting in new demands on (and from) the EV customer.

It says that “innovative business models will be developed, and there will be increasing strains on our electricity networks, particularly at peak charging times” and asks: are energy suppliers, grid operators and customers ready?

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