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Types of fuels to generate electricity in US Regions

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Table ES-1. Generalized description of the types of fuels expected to be used to generate added electricity load for charging Plug-in Hybrid EV's or Battery EV's in each region, 2020 and 2030 (www.ornl.gov) Potential Impacts of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles on Regional Power Generation (OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY) Jan 2008

||~ Region ||~ 2020 - 10 pm charging ||~ 2020 - 5 pm charging ||~ 2030 - 10 pm charging ||~ 2030 - 5 pm charging || || ECAR-East Central Area Reliability Coordination Agreement || 70% coal || 50% coal || 50% coal || 30% coal || || ERCOT - Electric Reliability Council of Texas || gas || gas || gas || gas + unserved || || MAAC - Mid-Atlantic Area Council || gas + coal || gas + oil || gas + coal || gas + coal || || MAIN - Mid-America Interconnected Network || 75% coal || 50% coal || 40% coal || 25% coal || || MAPP - Mid-Continent Area Power Pool || 50% coal || gas || 40% coal || gas || || NPCC - NY - Northeast Power Coordinating Council / NY || oil + gas || oil + gas || gas || gas || || NPCC - NE - Northeast Power Coordinating Council / New England || gas + coal || gas + oil || gas || gas + oil + coal || || FRCC - Florida Reliability Coordinating Council || gas || gas + oil || coal + gas || gas + unserved || || SERC - Southeastern Electric Reliability Council || 50% coal || 20% coal || 60% coal || 20% coal || || SPP - Southwest Power Pool || gas || gas || gas + coal || gas || || WECC-NW - Western Electricity Coordinating Council / Northwest Power Pool Area || gas || gas || gas || gas || || WECC-RMP/ANM - Western Electricity Coordinating Council / Rocky Mountain Power Area and Arizona-New Mexico-Southern Nevada Power Area || gas || gas || 80% coal || 20% coal || || WECC-CA - Western Electricity Coordinating Council / California || gas || gas || gas || gas + unserved ||

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