27 Oct '17, 3pm

People have no idea what electricity is or how it works (video)

John Voelcker Oct 27, 2017 Follow John Add to circle Everyone knows what a gallon of gasoline is, or what they paid the last time they put fuel in their car. But trying asking your friends, relatives, and neighbors how much they paid per kilowatt-hour in their last electric bill. Or even what a kilowatt-hour is. We guarantee you that 19 out of 20 of them won't have a clue. DON'T MISS: Chargeway: the best electric-car idea you've never heard of It's relevant to green cars because charging the battery of an electric vehicle requires the purchase of kilowatt-hours of electricity. We might suggest that electric-car owners are much more likely to know what their last kwh cost them. But not only is the term "kilowatt-hour" unknown—or at least deeply mysterious—to a whole lot of people, so are the most basic principles about electricity and electric utilities. Frame from man-on-t...

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