Analysis suggests upgrade to California’s electric distribution system needed

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According to a paper by UC Berkeley faculty and graduates of the Energy and Resources Group, California may need to upgrade its electric distribution infrastructure.

A working paper by UC Berkeley faculty and graduates of the Energy and Resources Group, or ERG, suggested that Northern California will need to accelerate its current electric distribution infrastructure upgrades to meet the state’s clean energy goals and rising demand for heating electrification and electric vehicle, or EV, adoption.
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