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Texas is freezing cold with power outages in artic weather

Texas are experiencing an artic blast with very cold weather from this artic blast and sadly power outages to follow. So I take a look at the statistics, just out of interest. Links showed in video: News: https://www.npr.org/2021/02/16/968230163/millions-without-power-in-texas-northern-mexico-as-blackouts-and-bitter-cold-con?t=1613487625118 ‘Temperatures: https://www.weatherwx.com/forecast.php?config=&forecast=pass&pass=currentwx&usecountry=us&region=&useplace=&usestate=tx&plot=temp&period=&usemetric=0&dpp=0 Power Statistics: https://www.eia.gov/beta/electricity/gridmonitor/dashboard/electric_overview/regional/REG-TEX Power Outage map: https://poweroutage.us/area/state/texas Denmark live stats: https://energinet.dk/energisystem_fullscreen

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EV-VLOG #9 – Preheating your EV and battery, the actual cost and power consumption

Today I decided to see what the actual cost of heating my Tesla before driving. I have a FLIR camera and a meter on the plug to the car so I can see what actually happens when the battery is frozen. I will be measuring the peak kW draw as well as the total kWh used. it should be interesting to see how many kilowatt hours it uses. Chapters: 00:00 Intro 01:50 The Setup 01:20 Current status 02:50 Turning on preheat 04:15 5 minutes 04:50 10 minutes 05:30 15 minutes 06:33 First infrared FLIR view 08:02 20 minutes 09:30 whyContinue readingEV-VLOG #9 – Preheating your EV and battery, the actual cost and power consumption