28 Aug '17, 10am

Report: Emissions from electric cars fall by two thirds thanks to greener electricity generation

As more renewables replace coal on the power system – the electricity we use is getting cleaner, making electric cars and SUVs better than ever for lowering our carbon emissions. The latest Electric Insights report, produced by researchers at Imperial College London, in collaboration with Drax, analysed electricity generation data from April to June this year. It showed that the power produced during this quarter contained 199g of CO2 per kWh – 10% lower than the previous minimum set last year. Dr Iain Staffell from Imperial College London explained: “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. “According to our analysis, looking at a few of the most popular models – they weren’t as green a...

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