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Electric car sales up 37% in Europe, 77% in China

August 9, 2018


When I wrote about UK renewables seeing record-setting production, I noted the slight downside that transport-related emissions were up slightly. But here’s the thing: I would much rather see the grid get greener first, because even if transport-related emissions are creeping up simultaneously, it’s increasingly obvious that electrification of transport is coming.

And when it does, a cleaner electricity grid will mean efficiency improvements from electrification will be more quickly and completely realized.

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