As electric cars continue to grow in popularity, the demand on the USA’s ageing power grid is steadily rising. But is the existing infrastructure up to the challenge? Or will mass EV adoption result in a second dark age?
Spoiler alert: no. Ricky explains why there’s no need to worry, and showcases some of the technologies that will help us facilitate mass EV adoption.
0:00 EVs: A can of worms?
1:46 The problem
4:22 solution 1: more efficient EVs
5:03 Solution 2: less oil refineries
5:49 Solution 3: Spreading grid demand
8:22 Solution 4: Using EVs as batteries
11:20 In short…
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