- 78 degrees during the day
- 82 degrees when one is sleeping
Is anyone paying attention?
If the nation is unable to handle typical summer weather now, how in the world will the US be able to charge all those EVs overnight if it can't even handle typical summer weather now? And, why all of a sudden is the US unable to handle typical summer weather now?
Reminder: a great interactive site, US electricity demand. About 5:30 p.m. both days:
- one year ago, August 20, 2018, lower 48 demand: 550,376 megawatthours
- earlier this afternoon, August 20, 2019, lower 48 demand: 675,914 megawatthours