Growth in clean energy technologies, most notably electric vehicles, may outpace grid developments, with potentially negative impacts on the energy transition, distribution executives believe.
With more than 100 of the world's largest businesses committed to entirely electric fleets by 2030, there will soon be millions more electric vehicles on the road, requiring huge investment in charging infrastructure. How might digital technologies help ease the transition to electromobility?
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