The Net Zero Zealots’ electric vehicle dreams are a disaster. The minerals used in the electric batteries are not easily recyclable or disposable and the power required to support the mass use of electric vehicles will require massive amounts of new power generation. The massive and reliable power required cannot be supplied by “renewable energy.” It would need to be provided by more burning more coal, for example. It gets worse.
Charging too many electric vehicles at one time would lead to transformer overloading and power failures. In the USA, for example, it would only take a few hundred electric vehicles charging simultaneously to burn out the local substation transformer in a small Midwest town.
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