California Energy On The Rise!
Updated: Jun 10, 2022
Michael Shellenberger, president of Environmental Progress, testifies during a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington last year. PHOTO: SUSAN WALSH/ASSOCIATED PRESS
California needs to start taking the cost and availability of electricity seriously. PG&E just asked for an 18% price increase, and my most recent bill hit 39.454 cents per kWh. California mandates 35% of new cars and trucks must be electric by 2026. Where do we get the necessary electricity and what will it cost?
"Charge at Night" no longer cuts it! The fabled "unused capacity" at night time is fast disappearing as more and more EVs charge at night.