Pixie Chart of the week | National Grid forecasts for EV uptake changed

National Grid issued its 2019 Future Energy Scenarios forecasts on 11 July. This annual forecast provides detailed insight into the expected future energy system, against four scenarios across gas and electricity. National Grid use this data to plan the future transmission systems, but it gives a fascinating insight into likely future energy use.

As part of the forecasts, National Grid projects energy demand for low-carbon heating and transport, and in our Chart of the week, we have compared 2019’s forecasts for electric vehicle (EV) power consumption with those made in 2018, revealing a change of approach.

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