31 Aug '17, 5pm

via @wwwfoecouk

National and city governments are preparing to ban new petrol and diesel cars; manufacturers are switching production to electric, and the number of plug-in cars on our roads is going up and up. The electric vehicle revolution is here to stay. This shift to electric cars, while by no means a panacea, is fantastic news both for reducing air pollution and tackling climate change. But with such a rapid pace of change, people naturally have a lot of questions. How can we power this electric car revolution? Can the grid take it? What does this mean for carbon emissions? Read on and find out how to tell your lithium-ions from your smart grid, your charge-points from your time-of-day tariffs. 1. How much extra electricity will we need to power all these electric cars? If we’re using electricity instead of fossil fuels to power our cars, it stands to reason we’re going to need to ...

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