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The Future is Electric

February 9, 2017 By Molly White in

A great article in RE Magazine. The Future is Electric:

Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation (BEMC) serves about 91,000 meters from its headquarters in Shallotte on North Carolina’s southeastern coast, and the co-op knows precisely how many electric vehicles are recharging on its lines every night.

“Twenty-four,” says Monte Herring, BEMC’s manager of distributive generation/renewable energy. “We’re sure that number will grow.”

The numbers are smaller at Wake Electric Membership Corporation in Wake Forest, just outside the Raleigh- Durham metro area of north-central North Carolina. Wake Electric has about 42,000 meters and a special overnight charging rate for electric vehicles (EVs).

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