The number of electric vehicles on U.S. roads and highways is projected to grow 36 percent annually, according to the IEA, reaching 245 million vehicles by 2030. In this episode, Dave Whitehead talks with University of Idaho’s Dr. Brian Johnson about the additional infrastructure and generation needed to power these mobile loads.
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Endowed Chair in Power Engineering and University Distinguished Professor, University of Idaho
Brian K. Johnson is the Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Endowed Chair in Power Engineering and University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Idaho. He received a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1992. His teaching and research interests include power system protection, power systems transients, power electronics, industrial control systems cybersecurity and power system resilience. Dr. Johnson is a registered professional engineer in the State of Idaho.