Reply to post: Re: Charging issues? Range?

Tesla's Elon Musk shows the world his D ... and it's a monster


Re: Charging issues? Range?

Are you measuring energy consumption by weight?

I'll make it easy. About 300 billion miles are driven every year. A Tesla Model S goes about 3 miles per kwh. So about 100 billion kwh or 100 million mwh or 100,000 gwh or 100twh. Compared to almost 400twh of electricity production per year.

So if we were to convert every vehicle to EV, it would be only a 1/4th increase in electricity use.

And don't forget, gasoline takes a lot of electricity to refine even 1 gallon.

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