Discord Over Regulation of Car Charging

 

By Todd Woody in the New York Times, October 12 2009

With electric cars set to hit the mass market next year, a skirmish is breaking out in California over who will control the state’s electric vehicle infrastructure.

The California Public Utilities Commission will write the rules of the electric road and is just starting to grapple with the complex regulatory issues surrounding the integration of battery-powered cars into the state’s electrical grid.

One of the biggest questions is whether to regulate Better Place, Coulomb Technologies and other companies that plan to sell electricity to drivers through a network of battery-charging stations.

 

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http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/10/12/discord-over-regulation-of-car-charging/

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