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Just Days After Phasing Out New Gas Cars, California Says “Avoid Charging EVs” Amid Grid Emergency

Shortly after 1800ET, just as Californians begin to head home for the day, the California Independent System Operator issued a level-1 energy emergency alert shortly after tapping all its available power supplies. Despite earlier warnings to reduce usage, Californians – in all their self-righteous virtue – decided to charge their EV anyway, pushing demand above capacity.

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