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December 19, 2022

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Paloma Ave

Utility companies should have never been forced to buy excess power in the first place.

That was another bad law passed in California.

resident

Newsom killing green jobs. That will not play well with the BernieBros.

JP

They just can't help themselves. The do one thing not realizing that the reaction is counter to what they really want. Take rent control for instance. Enact rent control and landlords always raise the rent the max allowed. Or they leave the unit empty as a low maintenance saving account that pays better than the bank. Then it inhibits developers from building more housing.

When it comes to roof solar and batteries, we will see Reagan's quip come true: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.”

JP

Wanna bet whether more "American" people will die this weekend from cold than will die all year from global warming?

Peter Garrison

Oops. They call it climate change now.

An even hazier definition so that you can’t fix the problem and just have to keep throwing money at it.

Also, climate change is what we used to call weather back in the good old days.

Spurinna

(The State of) Maine notes in a plan sub­mit­ted to the Fed­eral High­way Ad­min­is­tra­tion this sum­mer that “cold tem­per­a­tures will re­main a top chal-lenge” for adop­tion, since “cold weather re­duces EV range and in­creases charg­ing times.” When tem­per-a­tures drop to 5 de-grees Fahren­heit, the cars achieve only 54% of their quoted range. A ve­hi­cle that’s sup-posed to be able to go 250 miles be­tween charges will make it only 135 miles on av­er­age. At 32 de-grees—a typ­i­cal win­ter day in much of the coun­try—a Tesla Model 3 that in ideal con­di­tions can go 282 miles be­tween charges will make it only 173 miles. WSJ 12/27/22

Imagine people stranded in the blizzard this week…

Head of Toyota knows this EV thing is only a virtue-trend that is not only silly, but potentially lethal.

Vote for folks who are careful with our lives and money.

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