28 Aug '17, 11am

UK Electric Cars 2x Greener Than In 2012

UK Electric Cars 2x Greener Than In 2012

Dr. Ian Stafell, lecturer in sustainable energy at Imperial College and author of the report, said that, “It is widely accepted that electric cars dramatically reduce air pollution in cities, but there is still some debate about how clean they actually are. It varies depending on where the electricity to charge them with comes from … now, thanks to the rapid decarbonisation of electricity generation in the UK, they are much better. Smaller electric cars like the Nissan LEAF and BMW i3 can be charged for less than half the CO2 of the cleanest non-electric car on the market.”

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