CA Insists You Buy Electric Cars; Just Don’t Charge Them

Facing Blackouts, Power-Plagued States Tells People Not To Charge Their Cars

  • State officials said blackouts probably will start Aug. 31 and urged residents to avoid using a lot of electricity.
  • Specifically, residents were told to “avoid using large appliances and charging electric vehicles, and turn off unnecessary lights.”
  • The power-plagued state has been pushing to eliminate new gas-powered vehicles by 2035, but doesn’t have the power to provide the necessary energy for electric vehicles.