(Originally posted on July 14, 2020) Workplace charging has long been touted as one of the keys to electric vehicle adoption, particularly in major urban and suburban office markets. But as potentially millions of office workers continue to permanently work from home a majority of the time after stay-at-home orders are rescinded, how might this impact the role of workplace charging in the coming years?
Millions of technology and white collar workers have functioned exceedingly well from home the last few months, and our mass telecommuting experiment proved that many office workers don’t need to sit next to each other to collaborate, to be productive, and to be innovative. Companies such as Twitter have said that employees don’t need to come back to the office, and Global Workplace Analytics forecasts that 25–30% of these office workers may work mostly at home in the coming few years.
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