Tesla is now asking its customers in Texas to avoid charging their electric cars during peak hours to avoid stressing the power grid to the point of rolling blackouts. The warning comes as the Electric Reliability Council of Texas is calling on residents to conserve electricity during the recent heatwave.
Meanwhile, the Biden administration continues its march toward so-called "clean energy" by forcing the nation off coal and other fossil fuels before we have a viable replacement. Instead of switching to reliable nuclear and hydropower, our delusional leaders are betting on wind power, but the wind doesn't provide power when it doesn’t blow. Wind accounts for about 30% of Texas’ power supply, according to the Wall Street Journal.
After some Tesla customers in Texas reported the in-car alerts, the Twitter crowd reacted with their predictable penchant for mockery and ridicule.
"I just want to remind people that rolling blackouts — that is something in the past. That is also something that you see in emerging countries or third world countries, not in America. And certainly, not in Texas," Glenn Beck said on the radio program.
"We're not California. We have all of the resources that we need to be able to have the power that we need. It's the only one that is not on an industrialized grid. Texas is on its own electrical grid. We don't sell energy to anybody else. We don't ask for energy from anybody else. We're on our own grid, and it's never been a problem. In fact, it's been something that we've heralded for a long time. That's why our energy was so dependable, but now we're going back. And the reason why we're going back is they put so much money into wind power. And they're turning other plants down. And that wind power is not dependable. Why, as Americans, are we allowing this?"
"It doesn't make any sense ... and we also have the largest nuclear power plant in the country here in south Texas," Pat Gray added. "If we could build more nuclear plants, you could power this country forever ... It just goes to show that that's not really the goal. Sustainable energy is not really the goal for [the Biden administration.] Their goal is to bring everybody down to ... a third-world nation. Then we have equality."
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Tesla's WARNING to Texas Drivers Tells Us A LOT About America's 'Green' Future
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