26 Aug '13, 4pm

Electric Cars Are Cleaner Today and Will Only Get Cleaner Tomorrow

“Did you account for the pollution from the electricity it takes to power the vehicles?” This question has been asked and answered. Using today’s average American electricity mix of natural gas, coal, nuclear, hydro, wind, geothermal, and solar, an electric car emits half the amount of harmful carbon pollution per mile as the average new vehicle. In states with cleaner mixes, such as California, it’s only a quarter as much. To find out how clean your electric car would be today, plug your zip code into the EPA’s “Beyond Tailpipe Emissions Calculator .” Those benefits will only improve as the electric grid becomes cleaner over time. Before NRDC began advocating for vehicle electrification, we did our own homework, publishing a two-volume report in partnership with the Electric Power Research Institute. The work took almost two years and concluded that a long-term shift to t...

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