It was during the summer, which certainly exascerbated the situation.  But that 
was planned for.

(And it wasn't EVSE's. At that time, the only EVs out there were the RAV4-EVs)

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> On Jan 3, 2018, at 12:13 PM, Thos True via EV <> wrote:
> Mark,
> Just curious what time of year the outages have been occurring at. If it is
> during the summer, I would expect that the cause has more to do with a
> large use of hvac units, not televisions or evse's. If during winter, then
> it probably has to do with unexpected increase in heating demands. How fast
> is the housing unit growth in the neighborhood? The utility may not be
> increasing the power in ratio to the # of units coming online.
> -Tom
> On Wed, Jan 3, 2018 at 6:20 AM, Mark Abramowitz via EV <>
> wrote:
>> Dubious or not, our local infrastructure couldn't handle the change in
>> technology coupled with numbers of units in each household. Try telling
>> those who suffered frequent outages that they were imagining it.
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>> On Jan 2, 2018, at 5:09 PM, Steve Condie via EV <>
>>> wrote:
>>> This statement, as written, is dubious.  All flat screen TV's except
>> plasma
>>> use less electricity than the older CRT sets did - a 50" LED set uses
>> less
>>> electricity than a 30" CRT.  Plasma is comparable to CRT, but plasma TVs
>>> never really had a lot of market share, even in their brief heyday.
>> What's
>>> more, the total energy usage by TV sets is minimal compared to HVAC,
>>> refrigeration, cooktops, etc.  I think someone's leg was being pulled.
>>> On Mon, Jan 1, 2018 at 11:42 PM, Mark Abramowitz via EV <
>>> wrote:
>>>> You paint too broad a brush.
>>>> There have been *serious* problems as new technologies have drawn from
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