E-cars overload the power grid | ELECTRIC MYTHS #08 | BMW Podcast

BMW Ahmed Mazen 4 August 2023

It’s Friday again and you know what Friday means: Charlie and Tomi are going after more myths! In this episode, our hosts explore the myth that e-cars overload the power grid. What’s it all about? What would actually happen if everyone switched to electric cars overnight and we all had to charge them? Would it risk the collapse of our power networks? Charlie and Tomi answer all these questions in this brand-new episode of ELECTRIC MYTHS. Spoiler: There’s nothing we need to worry about.

(00:00) Introduction

(02:00) Can the grid handle electric cars?

(03:15) Smart grid technology

(04:00) Vehicle-to-Grid

(05:50) Electric cars affect on power grid

Find out more about our hosts:

Charlie Martin https://gocharlie.co.uk/

Tomi Adebayo https://www.youtube.com/@GadgetsBoy

Check out some behind-the-scenes photos and more details: https://www.bmw.com/en/electric-future/electric-car-myths-podcast.html

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