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Electric cars to create new peak hour when they all need a charge

DavCrav Silver badge

Re: Off peak?

"Pay less if charging in the wee hours overnight?"

Since that would be when all the electric vehicles would be charging, that becomes a peak...

Think: even 1kW chargers for 10m vehicles becomes 10GW. From GridWatch, we see that UK demand at 1am is about 23GW, demand at 10am is 40GW, so those vehicles easily turn the dead of night into a Wednesday morning.

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