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Environment | Can California’s power grid handle a 15-fold increase in electric cars?

  • Jan 18, 2023
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East Bay Times

As California rapidly boosts sales of electric cars and trucks over the next decade, the answer to a critical question remains uncertain: Will there be enough electricity to power them? State officials claim that the 12.5 million electric vehicles expected on California’s roads in 2035 will not strain the grid. But their confidence that the state can avoid brownouts relies on a best-case — ...

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