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Old 06-27-2022, 09:50 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by oil pan 4 View Post
Then the US would need to generate about 20% more electricity and the power grid collapses within 48hrs.
If everything became a hybrid overnight fossil fuels consumption drops nearly 10% and oil consumption is slashed 20 to 30%.
Not a problem so long as bureaucracy doesn't get in the way too much. The US has gone through explosive demand in electricity before. TOU can be leveraged more, etc. I'm not worried about electricity supply or reliability with the EV transition. I just don't like government forcing a specific solution on people because they're too stupid to know what solutions are best, or the economic impact of their decisions.
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