In summary

California needs to be having a discussion about new electricity generation for all the new electric vehicles and EV chargers.

By Chucker Twining, Pinecrest

Chucker Twining is the owner of Broker Twining Properties, a real estate company in Tuolumne County.

Re “California must ensure EV charging access for all”; Commentary, Nov. 23, 2021

I agree with requiring all new multi-family buildings with parking to include electric vehicle chargers, but I do not hear discussions about where the additional electricity is going to come from to power millions of cars in the next few years. 

Today, in the summer when we have a heat wave, we don’t have enough electricity to power our AC units; what happens when all of those new cars are plugged in during those days? I don’t see California building more power plants.

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