California heat waves prompt alerts about ev charging habits, energy conservation

California heat waves prompt alerts about EV charging habits, energy conservation

Marengo Charging Plaza, Pasadena, CaliforniaCalifornia has more electric cars than any other state, but now the high cooling demands due to a heat wave could impact drivers’ ability to charge their EVs. The state’s Independent System Operator (ISO), which oversees the electricity grid, twice asked Californians to conserve energy during specific periods—dubbed Flex Alerts—on a…