The chip shortage has slowed everything down, but the electric cars are coming. Nearly all of the big carmakers are on board and the shift to electric has led to several new carmakers entering the fray. The big question is how our electric grids will handle the additional load when they often fail to handle the current one. “America’s electric grid will be sorely challenged by the need to deliver clean power to those cars. Today, though, it barely functions in times of ordinary stress, and fails altogether too often for comfort, as widespread blackouts in California, Texas, Louisiana and elsewhere have shown.” WaPo (Gift Article for ND Readers): Plug-in cars are the future. The grid isn’t ready.