Are we ready for 2030?

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Tigger2020
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Re: Are we ready for 2030?

Post by Tigger2020 » Mon Dec 28, 2020 5:05 pm

Folks, I was advised by an NIE engineer that the grid isn't up to the strain of charging multiple EVs - think every street 30 houses charging their own car at 7.5Kw/h for 8-10 hours a night - I can see streets melting. Maybe Old Salt can tell us differently?
I do know that the gov is looking at nuclear power stations but how can they claim that it's 'clean'?
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Re: Are we ready for 2030?

Post by ozone456 » Tue Dec 29, 2020 2:16 pm

Hmm about that infrastructure... needs some work
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Re: Are we ready for 2030?

Post by tdi_sports » Sat Jan 23, 2021 3:56 am

Definitely need some infrastructure developments before switching to EV.
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Re: Are we ready for 2030?

Post by JK-VWTiguanR » Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:33 am

My only question to them is why did they leave home with only 45 miles charge on a 190 mile trip when the car fully charged can do 230 miles, sounds more like they needed to be more prepared for the journey and charged the car at home, yes the charging stations situation did not help but does seem a little silly in my eyes.
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Re: Are we ready for 2030?

Post by Tricky » Sat Jan 23, 2021 12:26 pm

They weren't leaving home, they were leaving for home. Maybe where they were there was no charging capability?

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