Why Nothing Competes With Tesla Today, Plug-In Hybrids Included

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Two years ago, the launch of the Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid produced the first ostensible large luxury plug-in sedan competitor to the Tesla Model S electric car. The Porsche is a plug-in hybrid, with an electric range of 15 or 16 miles; the Tesla is all-electric, with ranges of 208 to 275 miles. Green Mercedes Plug-In Hybrids Tesla Motors plug-in cars

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Do BMW, Mercedes, Volvo Plug-In Hybrid SUVs Compete With Tesla Model X?

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We've known they were coming more for than a year, and now they're within weeks or months of landing in dealerships. In this case, "they" are the first plug-in hybrid SUV models from BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, and other luxury makers. Large, luxurious, plug-in. almost sounds like a description of the Tesla Model X, doesn't it? DON'T MISS: Tesla. Plug-In Hybrids Elon Musk Tesla Motors Tesla Model X

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Tesla Model 3 owns the EV market, outsells all other plug-ins combined in the fourth quarter race

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Last year, Tesla changed the game for plug-in and electric-car sales as it ramped up production of its relatively affordable Model 3 to almost 5,000 cars a week. Starting in October, Green Car. sales Plug-In HybridsAs we noted early this month, the Model 3 by itself outsold most whole luxury brands and some entire mainstream makes. Are you listening, Volkswagen?)

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Will FCA’s electrified Ram pickup be a plug-in hybrid or fully electric?

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And that’s before picking up the wildcard of the bunch, the Tesla Cybertruck. Plug-In HybridsBetween the GMC Hummer EV, the Ford F-150 Electric, the Lordstown Endurance, and the Rivian R1T, there’s a whole lot of excitement about American-made electric pickups. Amid this hive of battery-electric truck activity, one other longtime American truck.

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Who sold 10,000 plug-in vehicles last month? (Not Tesla, Nissan, or Chevy)

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When consumers think of battery-electric and plug-in hybrid cars, most likely conjure thoughts of Tesla, or perhaps Nissan with its Leaf and Chevrolet with its Volt and Bolt EV. However, none of those three brands managed to sell 10,000 plug-in cars during the month of September. sales Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Netherlands: Plug-In Sales Decreased In March 2021

InsideEVs

Tesla Model 3 made a splash last month and few other models appeared in the stats

BMW's plug-in car sales rise, keeping it in same class as Tesla, Nissan, GM

Green Car Reports

Tesla may garner much of the buzz surrounding electric cars, but BMW has quietly become a significant challenger in the electric-vehicle sales race. Nissan, General Motors, and Tesla have all 100,000 to 300,000 plug-in vehicles globally, but this year, BMW and its Mini brand are on track to deliver its own 200,000th plug-in vehicle later this. sales Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

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Forget the F-150, XL Hybrids offers a plug-in F-250 to do real work

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Ford has announced it is developing a plug-in hybrid F150, and Ford, GMC, Tesla, and startup automaker Rivian are all working on electric light--duty pickups. Pickups Plug-in TruckAs both established and startup automakers rush to build electric pickups, many seem to have forgotten a fundamental principle of pickup design: Trucks were meant to work.

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Nothing comes close to Tesla: 2018 Q3 plug-in sales

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Even with solid increases, other electric-car sales paled in comparison with numbers from Tesla in September and for the third quarter of 2018. By comparison, Tesla announced it sold 55,843. The next highest sellers, were the Chevrolet Bolt EV, with 3,949 sales from July to September, and the Nissan Leaf just behind with 3,767 for the quarter. sales

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Hyundai Santa Fe plug-in hybrid, quicker BMW 530e, cheaper Teslas: Today?s Car News

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BMW has revealed a quicker 530e plug-in hybrid sedan. Hyundai might have just teased the plug-in hybrid SUV that’s en route to the U.S. And Tesla has dropped prices throughout its lineup. Today in Car News

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Mercedes plug-in hybrids, BMW 330e mpg, Porsche and Tesla: Today’s Car News

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Porsche says Tesla isn’t a rival. Mercedes-Benz is ramping up its family of plug-in hybrids. And the range, gas mileage, and performance for the latest BMW 3-Series plug-in hybrid sport sedan could add up to narrow appeal for spec-smart shoppers.

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Navigant Research: plug-in electric vehicles close to becoming leading alternative fuel platform, best positioned to lead future

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From 2017 to 2018, PEV sales doubled in North America, and sales in Europe and China increased 39% and 77%, respectively, according to a new report from Navigant Research. In 2019, multiple deployments of long-range battery EVs (BEVs) in crossover classes, as well as Tesla reaching full-scale production on the Model 3 and expanding its vehicle shipments to markets abroad, are setting the stage for continued market growth, Navigant says.

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2020 BMW 330e plug-in hybrid gets more electric range, XtraBoost performance

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Three years ago BMW positioned the 330e as the plug-in you wouldn’t have to wait for—in one very memorable ad that showed an owner skipping past empty Superchargers for a 330e and zooming off on engine power. The Tesla Model 3 did arrive, and it’s outsold all versions of the 3-Series combined for more. Plug-In Hybrids

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BMW sold 100,000 plug-in cars this year: more than GM, probably Nissan too (Tesla TBD)

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When the German automaker set out to eclipse last year's sales of plug-in cars by delivering 100,000 electrified vehicles globally this year, it was an ambitious goal. But as of the end of November, the automaker has achieved its goal—and in so doing has sold nearly as many electrified vehicles this year as it did. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV You have to hand it to BMW.

2017 95

Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, May 2015: Tesla Supreme For Six Months?

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Last month, we assumed that Nissan would edge Tesla during April in Canadian plug-in electric vehicle sales. Fully 167 Tesla Model S electric luxury sedans were registered in Canada that month, outpacing the 127 Leafs Nissan delivered. Not wanting to underestimate Tesla for two months running, we'll cautiously assume the. sales Canada New car sales plug-in cars

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ZSW: more than 400,000 plug-in cars on road worldwide at beginning of 2014; 2x 2013

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Accumulated number of xEVs in leading global markets. At the beginning of 2014, there were more than 400,000 electric cars—battery-electric, plug-in hybrid, and range-extended electric vehicles—on the road worldwide, according to an analysis by Zentrums für Sonnenenergie- und Wasserstoff-Forschung Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) in Germany. Japanese and US automotive groups are the leading providers, assisted by strong market incentive programs in countries.

2014 285

Plug-in Subaru, Toyota hybrids, changes at the top: The Week in Reverse

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What new model gets the highest gas mileage of any SUV without a plug? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending November 23, 2018. EPA plug-in cars Tesla SuperchargerWhich electric automaker will get a new Chairman? With the Thanksgiving holiday this was a short week, with only three days of full coverage from.

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VW targets Tesla, California dispels EV myths, Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid driven: Today’s Car News

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We check in with the Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid. And VW teases its Trinity project that could rival Tesla in performance and autonomous driving. California turns to superheroes to help dispel EV myths.

Plug-in electric car sales for July: Bolt EV, Prime, Volt, Teslas, Leaf lead the pack

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In a U.S. car market that's coming off record numbers over the last couple of years, plug-in electric car sales continued strong last month. The Chevrolet Bolt EV, GM's 238-mile battery electric hatchback, set a new monthly sales record of 1,937 deliveries in its eighth month on sale—the highest number for any electric car in July. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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UK: Plug-In Car Sales Reach New Record In March 2021

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Tesla Model 3 was the fourth most registered model for the month

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SFU researchers find promise for plug-in vehicles in Canada, but need for increased supply and policy support

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New work by a team at Simon Fraser University (SFU) in Canada has found that more than one-third of Canadian buyers want a plug-in vehicle (PEV), with the majority of those (89—93%) wanting a plug-in hybrid rather than a pure electric vehicle. However, less than 1% of vehicle sales in Canada are electric because of low consumer awareness and limited vehicle choice. Impact of constraints on PEV sales in British Columbia, 2020.

2015 271

BMW 330e plug-in hybrid ads: no wait for Tesla Model 3 needed

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The Tesla Model 3 electric car, which its maker says will launch late next year with 200 miles of range and a $35,000 price, has caused a few shock waves across the car industry. All the German luxury makers now have plans for their own 200-mile battery-electric vehicles coming in 2018 or later, at various prices. Advertising Marketing Videos Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars youtube

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Plug-in Electric Car Sales In Canada, March 2015: Tesla On Top Again (Most Likely)

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As expected, the Tesla Model S was a “three-peat” plug-in electric vehicle sales champion in Canada back in February, with its 48 sales comfortably exceeding those of the Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf at 38 apiece. With the electric flagships at Chevy and Nissan again limited to double digits in March--and Tesla''s habit of delivering. Green Canada New car sales plug-in cars sales

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Plug In America study projects Tesla Roadster packs will retain 80-85% capacity after 100K miles

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Capacity of Tesla Roadster batteries versus miles driven using the three types of capacity measurement: range mode (blue diamonds), standard mode (red squares), and calculated Ah capacity (green triangles). A study of Tesla Roadster user data published by plug-in vehicle advocacy organization Plug In America (PIA) projects that the battery packs in the Roadsters will retain 80-85% of capacity after 100,000 miles (160,934 km) driven.

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Lux: plug-in vehicle battery market to hit $10B in 2020; 6 carmakers = 90% of demand; VW to show most growth

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Led by Tesla, China’s BYD, and Volkswagen, the battery market for plug-in vehicles will rise to $10 billion in 2020, with electric vehicles (EV) emerging as the drivetrain of choice, according to a new forecast by Lux Research. Volkswagen will show the most growth as it focuses on plug-ins following its emissions scandal, while Toyota will continue to lag in plug-in sales as it focuses more on hybrids and fuel cells.

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How BMW can compete with Tesla electric cars: future i5, plug-in hybrids, says advocate

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For a decade now, Tesla Motors has been the "black swan" of the auto industry. You can almost hear the grinding of teeth in the automaking capitals of Michigan and. Future Cars Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) BMW i5It's a California company startup, founded from scratch, using a new powertrain, that against all odds has sold more than 100,000 electric cars and created a brand known worldwide.

2016 89

Plug-in hybrid problem: buyers don't understand them at all

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OK, so what's a plug-in hybrid? DON'T MISS: BMW 330e plug-in hybrid ads: no wait for Tesla Model 3 needed Ask average car buyers. Advertising Marketing Plug-In HybridsWhat's an electric car? It's a car powered by a battery, like your cellphone. Doesn't use gasoline. What's a hybrid car? It's a car that runs on gasoline, but gets better fuel economy (whether or not you understand how).

2016 108

Tesla stores, plug-in Jeeps, EPA fuel-economy, Colorado charging: Today's Car News

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Tesla reversed its decision to go online only, and is keeping many stores open. Fiat Chrysler announced two new plug-in Jeeps for Europe. EPA Google plug-in cars WaymoAn annual EPA report shows rising fuel-economy standards are working—just as the EPA plans to gut them. And a new program aims to get Colorado ready for smart charging, ahead of a potential roll-out of a.

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Plug-in electric car sales for Jan fall after year-end surge

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sales of plug-in electric cars than any previous year, expectations for 2018 sales are running even higher. The Chevrolet Bolt EV will be available in all 50 states for a full year, the new 2018 Nissan Leaf with a 151-mile range is now on sale, and of course the Tesla Model 3 will be a factor. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV While 2017 saw higher U.S.

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Plug-in electric car sales for Feb: Volt outsells Prius Prime, Bolt EV, Leaf

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Once again, it's the first day of the month following a weekday sales close, when the auto industry turns its eyes to the sales charts emerging from all automakers (except Tesla). For plug-in electric cars, the question this month remains the same as last month: how many Chevrolet Bolt EVs did GM deliver? sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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IHS Automotive forecasts global production of plug-in vehicles to rise by 67% this year

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Driven by tighter emission standards in Europe, worldwide production of plug-in electric vehicles(PEVs)—including both battery-electric (BEV) and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) models—will increase by 67% this year, according to IHS Automotive, driven by Polk. The jump in the PEV market this year contrasts with an expected 3.6% rise in global manufacturing of all motor vehicles expected in 2014.

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China's BYD built more plug-in cars than any other maker last year

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Time for a quick quiz: which carmaker sold more plug-in electric vehicles last year—both battery electrics and plug-in hybrids—than any other? If you're a reader in North America or Europe who managed to miss our headline, odds are you may answer "Tesla" or "Nissan," based on media coverage of those two companies' achievements. China sales Plug-In Hybrids BYD New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Plug-in electric car sales for March: Prius Prime romps, monthly data an endangered species? (update)

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The monthly report on sales of plug-in electric cars may well have come to a close this month. Interestingly, the company adopted an argument used by Tesla for almost a. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV General Motors, makers of the Chevrolet Bolt EV and Volt, said it will only release sales figures quarterly starting after its Tuesday release of deliveries for the month of March.

2018 86

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, Colorado cleans up, why not a Tesla Model 3 or plug-in: Today's Car News

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The 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid gets better fuel economy than any other SUV without a plug. We take a look at the benefits of short-range plug-in hybrids. Our readers weigh in on why they haven't yet bought a Tesla Model 3. Elon Musk Fuel Economy plug-in carsAnd Colorado joins up with California emissions standards. All this and more on Green Car Reports. We take a closer look at what.

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Plug-in electric car sales for Apr: Bolt EV back over 1,000

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WIth four-figure sales for both its all-electric Chevrolet Bolt EV and the Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid, GM probably led April's plug-in electric car sales. The "probably" comes because Tesla refuses to release its deliveries broken down either by month or by country, meaning there's no data to compare. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Tesla range boost, Hyundai and BMW plug-in recalls, Nikola could cut Badger: Today’s Car News

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A wide range of plug-in models—from Hyundai and BMW—are being recalled for potential fire risk. Tesla boosts range for much of its lineup. Today in Car News

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2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid coming to market with EPA-estimated 27-mile electric range; starts at $34,600

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The 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) is arriving in select dealerships in 10 states this week with an EPA-estimated 27-mile (43.5-kilometer) All-Electric Range (AER). At the Sonata PHEV’s launch in January, Hyundai had estimated a 22-mile AER ( earlier post ), which it later bumped up to around 24 miles ( earlier post ). Sonata Plug-in Hybrid’s 9.8 coefficient of drag ties with the Tesla Model S. Hybrids Plug-ins

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Electric car sales in Germany finally start to soar: Tesla leads

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It's starting to look like China will lead the world in adoption of plug-in electric cars, but which carmaking nations will follow it? While electric cars were launched simultaneously in Japan and the United States, Europe lagged somewhat behind. Europe Plug-In Hybrids Germany plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Fast Charging Tesla Supercharger

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Which plug-in electric car will sell best next year? Poll results

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Sales of plug-in electric cars were essentially flat in the U.S. Part of that is due to product cadence: the Nissan Leaf and Tesla Model S, two of the top-selling cars in previous years, are now relatively old vehicles. The Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid is only in its. plug-in cars Pollslast year compared to 2014, and this year isn't necessarily going to be much better.

2016 125

UC Davis ITS study suggests hastening consumer adoption of plug-ins will require innovation on the sales side

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A study by researchers at the Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Davis finds that buyers of plug-in vehicles (PEVs) are substantially less satisfied with the dealer purchase experience than buyers of conventional vehicles—with the notable exception of Tesla buyers. While the diversity of the dealer community could foster innovation in retail activities, the same diversity could also hinder the quality and pace of diffusion amongst dealers.

2014 241

Plug-Ins vs Fuel Cells, Tesla Franchised Dealers, Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid: Today's Car News

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We''ve got lots of plug-in-car news today. See why plug-in hybrids are the best competitors to hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles, learn about plans for Hyundai Sonata and Kia Optima plug-in hybrids next year, and see why Tesla Motors may augment its company-owned stores with franchised dealers.

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2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid: Gas Mileage Review Of Plug-In Hybrid

Green Car Reports

It''s rated at 16 miles of electric range, but we didn''t achieve that in cold and snowy upstate New York "springtime" weather. We strongly suspect that very few people who''ve driven a Tesla Model S will view the Panamera E-Hybrid as. Plug-In Hybrids Driven plug-in cars The 2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid is a comfortable, relatively fast, and fairly fuel-efficient luxury sport sedan.

2015 128

Using the PHEV (Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle) to Transition Society Seamlessly and Profitably From Fossil Fuel to 100% Renewable Energy

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The PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle), a subset of the electric car, combines a primary electric motor with a much smaller back-up engine fueled with a hydrocarbon/biofuel mix. (In In this paper PHEV refers solely to the long-range PHEV of 60 miles (100 km) electric-only range.) It solves the storage problems faced by the electric utility companies in absorbing and adapting to the highly variable power and energy generated by solar and wind.

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