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      09-11-2019, 11:15 AM   #23
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Originally Posted by JohnnyCanuck View Post
Every time I read one of these threads, I have to ask why are some of you even looking at EVs? At least half of you live in areas where your electrical utility uses fossil fuels (mostly coal) to generate the electricity you'll be using to charge the vehicle so the environmental bona fides are questionable (different argument if you live where electricity is generated by hydro-electric or other non-GHG source). What's so compelling about an EV if you're generating as much atmospheric carbon by charging the vehicle as you are by using a modern ICE?
Some of us have solar panels on roof that can get free electricity

There is less carbon footprint even if charging without solar panels.
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