Reply to post: Re: I've been pointing this out for years.

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

ricegf

Re: I've been pointing this out for years.

No. Refrigeration, A/C and heat, water heaters, EV charging, laptop charging, and the like don't require constant power. Demand can be moved around by minutes to balance out spikes in grid demand.

Appliances that require constant power such as stoves and non-battery electronics obviously get priority access.

Really, engineers aren't as stupid as you seem to believe. We've solved FAR harder problems than this!

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