Welcome to DU! The truly grassroots left-of-center political community where regular people, not algorithms, drive the discussions and set the standards. Join the community: Create a free account Support DU (and get rid of ads!): Become a Star Member Latest Breaking News Editorials & Other Articles General Discussion The DU Lounge All Forums Issue Forums Culture Forums Alliance Forums Region Forums Support Forums Help & Search


(19,395 posts)
7. They're gonna need better incentives than that
Sun Jun 9, 2024, 02:45 PM
Jun 9

If I plug in my car at night before bed, I expect it to be charged the next morning. If the grid operators need to take energy out of my car instead, I would want substantial compensation to overcome the fear I'll wake up one morning and my battery won't have the range I need.

They also need to make their battery warranties rock solid, so that people don't worry about failure from this.

I'd also want the option to turn that option on and off as necessary. Going on a road trip for the weekend? Open an app, turn it off so I have a full charge. Get home, open an app, turn it back on.

Latest Discussions»General Discussion»How Electric Car Batterie...»Reply #7