The city of Berkeley, Ca. has adopted a measure to ban the installation of natural gas supply lines in houses built after January 1st, 2020.
Berkeley bans the one source of energy that is more environmentally friendly than solar, wind and any other type of energy outside of nuclear, which I'm sure they are against also. It's like they hate the environment.
Never mind how dirty electrical plants are.
Wait, this article makes it seem like a blanket ban...They do realize that industry is essentially impossible without natural gas right? A 300 hp boiler is equivalent to nearly 3,000 kW. What are you gonna do, upgrade every manufacturing plant's transformer by 3000 kVa and 800,000 amps? I'm sure they'll be happy to make such a great investment, since they'll pay twice as much for the same amount of energy afterwards.
What do you expect from upper class white millennials but grand standing politics.
Redpill the living fuck out of your populous and guarantee a 2020 Trump victory royale.
So all new buildings will have electricity only... Electricity created by burning natural gas in power plants. Folks bills are going to be high. Electric water heater, electric stove, electric everything. As the demand for electricity goes up the demand for natural gas and coal to supply the power plants will go up as well. They may decrease emissions in Berkeley, but emissions will increase in their local power plant.
(Hank Hill disliked that)
Laws passed by people that most likely never studied any science are the best laws (as long as they only happen in CA).
This just in rolling black out in Berkeley do to over worked electric grid.
Sorry black out is raciest banned comment in Berkeley so we will call them forced outages.
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