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IEVS: DoE – U.S. Plug-In Electric Cars Consumed 2 TWh Of Electricity In 2017

Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:38 pm

https://insideevs.com/doe-u-s-plug-in-electric-cars-consumed-2-twh-of-electricity-in-2017/

. . . Noteworthy is that the share of consumption by all-electric vehicles increased over time and in 2017 stood at 57%, compared to 43% for plug-in hybrids. Five years ago, it was the opposite.

Total electricity consumption by PEV:

    2011 – 0.02 TWh
    2012 – 0.11 TWh (up 450%)
    2013 – 0.32 TWh (up 191%)
    2014 – 0.63 TWh (up 97%)
    2015 – 0.97 TWh (up 54%)
    2016 – 1.38 TWh (up 42%)
    2017 – 1.94 TWh (up 41%) . . . .

Presumably the greater share for BEVs is due to their increased average range vs. PHEVs.
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