LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Plug-in electric cars could destabilize the distribution of power?
Adding a plug-in car to the grid is equal to about a third of a house, Ed Kjaer [director of Southern California Edison's electric transportation advancement program] said. And because early adopters are likely to spring up in geographic concentrations, that could mean overloaded transformers at the distribution level or plug-in cars potentially causing power outages.
Does anyone else see MORE stimulus money being needed in the future?
Answer by SWasson at 9:09 AM on Aug. 15, 2009
Answer by grlygrlz2 at 9:13 AM on Aug. 15, 2009
it's neverending. The government will always need more money. The people will have to pay taxes. Wish I didn't like working my way up the corporate ladder of my career so much. otherwise I would become an EIC leech and not care what government does.
Answer by Anonymous at 9:22 AM on Aug. 15, 2009
Answer by waldorfmom at 10:06 AM on Aug. 15, 2009
Swasson, In most of America, the electricity is generated by coal-powered plants, so using electricity to power a car is still polluting, not clean.
Since people are successfully protesting the building of new power plants, many areas, such as CA, are already facing shortages.
People are also successfully protesting the building of wind farms.
So my answer is yes, we could potentially end up bailing out the power companies.
Answer by mancosmomma at 10:06 AM on Aug. 15, 2009
I think this is a valid question...and I already pay yo much money to the electric company!
Answer by tyme4me2day at 10:17 AM on Aug. 15, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 10:31 AM on Aug. 15, 2009
Answer by SWasson at 11:26 AM on Aug. 15, 2009
Answer by jesse123456 at 11:41 AM on Aug. 15, 2009
Answer by mancosmomma at 12:04 PM on Aug. 15, 2009
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