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      10-20-2019, 08:28 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by Grumpy Old Man View Post
Originally Posted by GenXer View Post
Didn't Tesla say they are coming out with a 20 minutes quick charger @250KW
When I'm taking a trip I usually spend 15-20 minutes at a fuel stop anyway. This will be no different what kind of energy I'm consuming.

Think of how many pumps are at any given gas station, so you'd need as many or more chargers to keep people moving, and then how much electricity will have to get to those charging stations along any given route. Do you think the current infrastructure can supply that much electricy while still supplying the grid for all of the other demands. The short answer is no, and the cost to create that infrastructure would be into the trillions very quickly. Not to mention the decades it would take to build it.
Think of how many people have houses. Charging at home covers the overwhelming majority of cases.