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    Don't Charge Your Car In California This Weekend

    The Sacramento Bee reported Tuesday (emphasis added):

    Hoping to avoid blackouts, the California Independent System Operator, which manages the state’s power grid, warned Tuesday that it probably will issue a series of Flex Alerts over the next several days. Flex Alerts are voluntary calls for conservation during the afternoon and evening hours, when energy use tends to soar. Residents will be asked to turn up their thermostats to 78 degrees or higher, avoid using dishwashers or other large appliances, and hold off on charging their electric vehicles, all during the 4-9 p.m. time frame.

    Already, the grid manager has issues a “restricted maintenance operations” notice starting Wednesday — a directive telling power generators and transmission line operators to delay routine maintenance that would take generating or transmission equipment offline.

    The San Francisco Chronicle explained further:

    The grid is expected to be under the most strain on Monday, with a projected peak load of 48,225 megawatts, [Anne Gonzales of the the California Independent System Operator] said. Peak loads on Sunday, when temperatures in parts of the Bay Area are most likely to reach triple digits, are also expected to reach more than 48,000 megawatts, according to Gonzales.


    Because the weekend’s heat wave will align with high temperatures throughout the West, California’s ability to import power from neighboring states may be limited, according to the grid operator.

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    I was worried about things like this startin to happen.

    An energy shortage will cause chaos...........................

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    ....and they want to stop selling gas cars by 2035.

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    Much ado about nothing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roscoe_Word View Post
    I was worried about things like this startin to happen.
    An energy shortage will cause chaos...........................
    Just make everyone get an electric vehicle, that'll help the problem

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    Really redefines staycation.
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    California is such a beautiful state but it's getting fukked up the ass by all the idiots running the show
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheGoldenGoose View Post
    Much ado about nothing.
    For real, get texts like that every time there's a heatwave here in NY. Doubt anybody pays attention to them.

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    I'm setting the AC to 68 and leaving the house for a few days.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr KLC View Post
    ....and they want to stop selling gas cars by 2035.

    he he he like fawwwwwkk elctric powered cars the extreme cost for replacement batteries is like $10,000 + and charging takes up to 2 hours

    full tank of gas in 5 mins can drive 400 miles then gas up again no worries about lighting or other power surges disbaling my car


    really if caught in major thunderstorm it can shut that overpriced POS down

    and sometimes the batteries can explode even when car is off kisss that pos goodbye

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghenghis Kahn View Post
    California is such a beautiful state but it's getting fukked up the ass by all the idiots running the show
    That about sums it up! Voters keep voting in these far left Democratic losers and idiots.

    California gets what it deserves.



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    California is a Beehive of Liberal Leftest Lunacy. They love human faces on the sidewalk and daytime flash-mob robberies.

    This is the Left.

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    electric cars are mostly for the pretentious
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    Quote Originally Posted by KnuckleHeadz View Post


    I still laugh everytime I think about this video. Everyone all impressed and patting themselves on the back over the ‘all electric’ Chevy Volt.

    “Where does the power come from to charge it?”
    “Oh, about 95% comes from coal…..”

    FAIL…..


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    Good luck with that towing bill when your run out of electricity on the highway.

    It's not like you can call AAA and have a truck bring you a couple of gallons of gas in a jug.

    Electric cars are going to be another epic failure in a long line of Joey Diaper's epic failures.

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    Have a mysterious power grid failure in a part of the USA during the EV revolution.... you ain't going anywhere.

    On top of it... paying that note payment to GM Financial lol yeah... just what I want to do...
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    I can't wait for Joe Diaper's speech tonight on how we're destroying democracy

    Talk about irony..

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    I'm waiting for the rolling black outs to start today. Flame on here in So California! Electric grid gonna get taxed hard with all the AC's on!

    Got my 2 electric generators and 1 GAS generator ready to fire up.

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    The Seattle City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to pass a resolution stating the council’s intent to phase out the use of gasoline-powered leaf blowers by city departments and contractors by 2025 and by businesses and residents by 2027, “or later, if necessary.”

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