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    California's electrical grid has an EV problem


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    Always the cart first in this state

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    Who did not see that coming?

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    Texas better take notes
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    The lack of planning boggles the mind.

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    Who would a thunk....

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    Not true. ...electric cars are saving the planet.
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    2035 seems awfully aggressive to phase out combustion engine vehicles. Considering the size of Ca.
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    It boogles a normal persons mind. The ability to reason has been replaced by stupidity.
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    #10
    Quote Originally Posted by Z-91 View Post
    Who would a thunk....
    Anyone with half a brain!
    Half the world's problems are caused by people not doing their jobs and the other half are caused by people minding someone else's business.

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    Yep ,can't fix stupid

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    The EV loading is not really that significant, the bigger issue is the lack of water. They likely will just have to buy more power from the PNW like they usually do in the summer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mcjenson View Post
    The EV loading is not really that significant, the bigger issue is the lack of water. They likely will just have to buy more power from the PNW like they usually do in the summer.
    The west should have been getting their water from the ocean years and years ago. They would have it worked out by now.

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    Cali has not been able to keep the lights on in the summer for years now because of its inability to supply enough power to the grid. Who woulda thunk that making all the cars electric and needing to be charged would exacerbate the problem? Answer, sane people would.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yatesville88fan View Post
    The west should have been getting their water from the ocean years and years ago. They would have it worked out by now.
    Desalinization takes a lot of power, which they don't have enough of so they would be trading one problem for another.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gsmith223 View Post


    Looks like other states have power grid issues too.

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    California has had electrical problems for years between not enough power or having to turn off power because of fire danger etc. Why have they not been working on this for the past decade? Moving powerline in fire prone areas underground and building new power plants or drastically increasing green energy?

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    We should have abundant, reliable electricity nation wide except that we let environmental extremists make the calls.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gsmith223 View Post
    Yeah let’s make a big push for EVs

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