Blackouts: California’s Electric Car Dream Is Turning Into A Nightmare
The blackouts—which one might expect from a third-world or mismanaged nation such as Venezuela or even Pakistan, which leads the world in the number of annual blackouts—are life and death for some California residents, and the problem isn’t expected to be resolved anytime soon. But it also may mean life and death for California’s plan to encourage residents to adopt EVs.
Unlike third-world blackouts, critical California operations such as medical facilities are all equipped with backup generators for times of outage. But residents who rely on electricity to power medical devices are at great risk. And EV owners may find themselves stranded.
California has a fire problem, but mostly it has a ‘liberal’ problem. Donald Trump pointed out the obvious–if California managed their forests better (and without all of liberal greenie dogma), fire danger and fire damage could be lessened. Two New York Times articles exemplify what you get when you mix science and Trump Derangement Syndrome – a murderous stew of passive-aggressive self deception.