Here’s a fun EV fact. To match the 2,000 cars that a typical filling station can service in 12 hours, an EV charging station requires 600 50-kW chargers at an estimated cost of $24 million and a supply of 30 megawatts of power from the grid. For. Each. Filling. Station.
The news of fossil fuelled cars being banned by 2040 has tree-hugging beardies everywhere rejoicing because they will, once and for all, get rid of all those ghastly baby-seal-murdering bastard oil and gas executives. But did anyone stop to think what actually powers Electric Vehicles? Hint: it’s not unicorns and rainbows. We look at this absurd situation from the point of view of an investor.