(tired, cynical sigh...)
I could see this kind of thing coming as soon as electrocars were hit
on as the next "Green!!! (TM)" panacea for saving the Sacred Car
infrastructure while "saving the planet" (whatever that is really
supposed to mean). People are still in the early stages of Kubler-
Ross's process of dealing with stressful changes.
On 14-Aug-08, at 5:52 PM, Jym Dyer wrote:
> (...) =v= For years we've been promised that PHEVs (and EVs before
> them) would be recharged at night, off-peak, from idle capacity,
> and would therefore not result in greater energy use or more
> emissions. And for years I've personally observed that owners
> of these vehicles don't abide by that.
> =v= Now we've got a business plan based on the convenience of
> recharging during peak hours.
> =v= But don't worry, green and ecological concerns haven't been
> fully forgotten. They're actually mentioned in the next-to-last
> paragraph. Feel the Earth heal!
Montreal QC Canada
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