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Utility Companies Want More Electric Vehicles On The Road

A Chevrolet Volt is plugged into a charging station Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Denver. (David Zalubowski/AP)
A Chevrolet Volt is plugged into a charging station Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Denver. (David Zalubowski/AP)

Utility companies are looking toward electric vehicles to revive the demand for electricity, which has been falling due to improved energy efficiency in the United States. Companies are offering rebates to help get more people to buy electric cars.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks with Quartz reporter Michael J. Coren (@MJ_Coren).

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