Heat Wave Pulls the Plug on Electric Cars

In Analysis by Michael Rae

Days after releasing a plan to phase out new gas-powered cars, Ben Zeisloft of the Daily Wire reports that California officials are “asking residents to avoid charging their electric vehicles in the interest of not overwhelming the power grid.” 
According to Cornell University College of Engineering researchers, most electric vehicle owners charge their cars when they return from work in the evening, a time of peak demand. 
That demand is now heightened in California with the National Weather Service warning of a prolonged and record heat wave, with temperatures as high as 115 degrees Fahrenheit. 
Voluntary conservation measures expected for Labor Day weekend include setting thermostats above

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