EV lolly-scramble for taxpayers' money (18 Jan, 2018)

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Re: EV lolly-scramble for taxpayers' money (18 Jan, 2018)

Postby Muscular Jam » Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:55 pm

Malcolm wrote:On its own two and a half thousand for thirty staff for a social function isn't that much.
It looks like less than $80 a head for dinner and wine? I'd say they got a bargain.
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Re: EV lolly-scramble for taxpayers' money (18 Jan, 2018)

Postby Screw » Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:11 pm

Ask yourself this question: How much of the Grants MJP has got been spent on 'entertainment' so they can chase rainbows?
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Re: EV lolly-scramble for taxpayers' money (18 Jan, 2018)

Postby Weasel » Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:02 am

Or they could just offer rebates on electric car purchases (like most other countries? yes). Maybe rebates on getting a "managed" outlet for charging the car installed offering the option to charge with off-peak/cheaper electricity, since electricity is stupidly overpriced there now.

Charging stations, not sure how those are handled else where, I've seen a few (and I mean two) around Seattle - the airport has a few EV spaces where you can plugin, and one of the shared Amtrak / Commuter train stations with a park and ride has a few EV spaces.. guess what, they're always empty ha!

The rest of it should be invested in electric commuter and freight rail projects, not one off wonders.
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