Tuesday, March 12, 2019

The problem is that the extension cord is too long

Is it my imagination or is the enthusiasm for electric cars proportional to the amount of electricity imported into the biggest fan-boy states and districts?

Mega-Watt hours per capita per year imported into state or district. Source
The only outliers I see are Tennessee and maybe, Ohio.

For the record, the three biggest exporters of electricity are Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Alabama.

The irony is the electricity is generated in coal fired plants upwind of DC, Md and Va. Their eyes might not see it but their lungs still breath it.

1 comment:

  1. Zero-emission diesel combustion using a non-equilibrium-plasma ...


    Despite this no one will what diesel if electric power can be stored dense enough.


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