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Car-charging stations, factories shut
down in China as drought cripples hydroelectric power

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Posted By: Ribicon, 8/25/2022 1:41:37 PM

Red China is red-hot, with a heat wave accompanied by a drought drying up the Yangtze River, crippling hydroelectric power in Sichuan province and the neighboring municipality of Chongqing. The water level of the Yangtze has fallen to its lowest levels since record-keeping began in 1865, according to Bloomberg. “The output of hydropower units has been seriously affected, and the power load in some provinces has grown rapidly. During the peak period of power consumption, demand-side management and orderly power consumption measures need to be taken,” read a statement from China’s National Energy Administration.(Snip)“80% of Sichuan’s power supply comes from hydropower.


Isn't everything underwater now thanks to Our Rising Seas? Lucky for China and unlike crooked USA, their cars don't rely on ethanol, which wastes an enormous amount of water to produce a substandard fuel.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: stablemoney 8/25/2022 1:48:06 PM (No. 1259004)
They can park their electric cars, until the power comes back on. The left is insane, and it shows every day.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: LanceLink1 8/25/2022 1:51:14 PM (No. 1259008)
So much for sustainable green energy......... You think California is paying attention?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: bad-hair 8/25/2022 2:04:50 PM (No. 1259024)
So I kind of like this Tesla ... but 70K and I live in a NYC high rise so Ya Know ???? And when the lights go out I can't call my boss and tell him my car won't charge. Where'd the gasoline go ? My yard's a mess because my yard guy's leaf blower won't blow. AAAARRRRGGGGHHH
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Sanchin 8/25/2022 2:05:06 PM (No. 1259025)
I Love it. Who are EV drivers going to complain to when they cant get to work, take the kids to school, buy food or anything else because the electrical grid is overwhelmed?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Quigley 8/25/2022 2:16:27 PM (No. 1259041)
When the electricity is gone, fauxchi can just declare a pandemic shutin and shutup. Shelter in place and await further orders. Goodbye.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Nimby 8/25/2022 2:26:18 PM (No. 1259059)
Cannot wait to see what happens to all the EVs trying to get out of the path of hurricane
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DVC 8/25/2022 2:30:21 PM (No. 1259063)
OOPS, didn't plan for "weather"? I'll say it again. My lifetime accrued wisdom on weather is "The weather varies a lot." Beyond that, you are on very shaky ground. Planning for any particular weather is also a shaky move. Droughts happen. And some droughts in past centuries, like in the American southwestern deserts, lasted for hundreds of years and moved the indigenous people out of their cliff dwellings with agriculture on the fertile mesas above because after hundreds, perhaps thousands of years of successfully living there - the rains no longer came. Why? Well, the best I can figure it is because...... "The weather varies a lot." We are not in charge of this rock. We are passengers, and we need to make efforts not to get flattened by some of the things that JUST HAPPEN, like volcanoes, tsunamis, landslides, hurricanes, earthquakes, forest fires, mudslides, tornadoes, avalanches and droughts. I'm sure I missed some. It's part of the deal. It's not going away. Adjust, adapt, and overcome.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: downnout 8/25/2022 2:33:58 PM (No. 1259066)
Another “oopsie” on the way to green nirvana.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: DVC 8/25/2022 2:42:53 PM (No. 1259078)
They built a giant dam from a billion cubic feet of concrete to stop the Yangtze River floods.....and now the river is dried up. I will bet that if you look closer, somewhere the Chinese Communist Party changed something big upstream and caused this. The Soviet Union reversed entire rivers, and dried up the Aral Sea, a 1200 square mile body of salt water that had a huge fishing industry originally, now just a dried up mess. Communists have all sorts of bizarre "terraforming" ideas. Look closer at what was changed by the ChiComs.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Catherine 8/25/2022 2:44:51 PM (No. 1259081)
Well, here's the thing: as soon as Obama became president, he shut down millions of acres of farm land because some silly owl or fish Might be living in the area. All rain ran into run offs, making sure nothing was growing. Fast forward to Biden: within 6 weeks of his swearing in, Lake Mead was empty and many other lakes and rivers dried up. I've heard all of that water is flushing into the ocean. There is no real drought. It's manufactured.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: DVC 8/25/2022 2:45:49 PM (No. 1259082)
Can't borrow a gallon of "electrons" to refill your EV, can you? Stupid ideas have stupid outcomes.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 8/25/2022 3:26:29 PM (No. 1259121)
Why do they need "hydroelectric power"? The cars run on BATTERIES - - not "hydroelectric power"! DUH!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Sanddollar 8/25/2022 3:40:53 PM (No. 1259134)
Fox Business today compared the cost of a gasoline-powered car and an EV. We cannot afford an EV even if we would be eligible for the tax credit. How many others can afford an EV?
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Reply 14 - Posted by: jinx 8/25/2022 3:59:31 PM (No. 1259148)
God is not playing around. He is in control.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: privateer 8/25/2022 6:25:58 PM (No. 1259255)
Meanwhile Black Gold keeps pumping up, coming through in the clinches. The ONLY source of endless, reliable, affordable energy. Unless you count nuclear; which the Schmoes have decided is 'Bad JuJu'.
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