British Columbia, Canada will need significantly more power for electric vehicles: study

B.C. needs to double its production of electricity to meet forecast load demands from electric vehicles, according to the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions.

A new institute study published in the November issue of the Applied Energy journal said by 2055, the province would need to increase production capacity from a 2015 baseline of 15.6 gigawatts (GW) to 23 GW to meet forecast economic and population growth.