Reply to post: Re: No Need to Panic

700km on a single charge: Mercedes says it's in it for the long run

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Re: No Need to Panic

10Kw at every home would take out the grid, its only built to handle something like houses using 30% of max load...substations kick out 3 phase, and at street level houses are connected to different phases, hence why in some streets losing a phase takes out every 3rd house and in others it would take out every 3rd row.

Substation fuses are 400 or 600Amps per phase, large area covered by the substation could have it covering 400-600 homes easily...so something like 30amps per home sustained loading...

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