I Do Not Un-Fucking-Stand

Now is not the time to charge your electric vehicle.

The Government Is Telling Everyone to Conserver Electricity, so Do Not Charge Your Vehicle.

Zob Zaris
2 min readJun 17, 2021


It can all be too confusing, at least for me, and maybe you.


We want a greener planet, and so electric is the way to go. And for that we have a lot of people thinking and building electric vehicles to ween off fossil fuel.

We also want to cut down on the use of coal to create electricity. How is that going?

Reality Check in

We already are over subscribed the the current amount of electricity available. In the last twenty years we have added more and more demand on the electrical grid.

We have added more electronic devices in the past twenty years, including air conditioners on new and existing homes.

Ten years ago ERCOT was in trouble

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, or ERCOT, is the nonprofit that manages the flow of power to Texans. Or in this case miss-managed the infrastructure that provides electrical power to Texas.



Zob Zaris

I’m over 65 and a new writer. Writing about Life’s experiments and adventures.