Its because we are addicted to electricity and are still consuming more of it every year. Capacity charges are gong to kill everyone unless they learn what they are doing when the PJM RTO reaches 154,000 MW system wide and the natural gas jet engines fire up and the mainline plants go to 100% output so we can have 71 degrees when its 95 outside without even a thought of its implications.
4 years ago the max peak was 145,000MW - 8 years ago it was 138,000 MW
2015 Leaf SL - GMSilver - Mfg:11/14 - AV-EVSE-RS 6.6kw - 19,200 miles - 285 gids 95.38% 63.04Ahr - 4.029m/kwh - Data:1/23/16
2006 Honda CNG GX - blue - PZEV - 50 mpg
2001 Honda Odyssey EX Van - green - I rebuilt engine and trans - oily carbon mess!!