There is only Enough Surplus Electricity in North America for 30,000 Electric Cars

Introduction A friend of mine commented over bad sushi the other day that there isn’t enough electricity generated in North America for everyone to be driving an electric car. A powerful statement!  We’re going to examine the electric grid of Canada and the United States and discover exactly how many electric cars we could service.  In order to do this, we’re going to need to really break down the numbers, make crazy assumptions, and examine a few things: Average miles driven per car Amount of electricity to charge a car…

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