Auto Shows concern about power failures: US citizens in California should only charge their electric cars at certain times
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electric cars are only to be loaded in California at certain times. At least that demands Caiso, the largest electricity provider in the region, reports the ". The company warns of a large power failure that could arise from an approaching heat wave. In California, temperatures above 40 degrees are expected in the coming days.
is explosive: Only recently was a ban on selling combustioners in California from 2035. From 2026, every third new car should also be an electric car. However, California is known to be hit by temperatures over 40 degrees again and again. The power grid will still have to be adapted to the growing number of electric cars in the coming years.
In order to cover the current electricity requirement, politicians have already decided. A nuclear power plant that should actually be taken from the network should continue for the time being. The electricity provider CaISO has raised other power plants that have already been disused.
Ministry: Load points for electric cars in residential areas are missing .
when switching to electric cars, the Thuringian Energy Ministry sees the housing companies more demanded. In addition to municipalities and municipal utilities, these companies would also have to set up charging stations so that more people would have the opportunity to load electric vehicles at home, said a ministry spokesman on request.