23 Jun '13, 11pm

The More Renewable Power, The Cleaner the Electric Car - EV World #ev

PHOTO CAPTION: Th!nk City electric car being tested during Icelandic winter in 2011. The More Renewable Power, The Cleaner the Electric Car Tweet The more hydroelectric power, solar, wind and similar renewable forms of energy powering the national grid, the cleaner electric cars become, with Iceland and Paraquay being the greenest in terms of CO2 emssions per kilometer An analysis by Shrink That Footprint states the carbon emissions of grid-powered electric cars, where coal based generation is used, show little difference than the average petrol vehicles, but in countries with low carbon electricity they are far cleaner than even modern hybrids. The report titled, Shades of Green: Electric Cars’ Carbon Emissions Around the Globe compares the climatic impact of grid powered electric vehicles in twenty of the world’s major countries in grams of CO2 emitted per kilometer driv...

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