05 January 2017
The argument that electricity used to power EVs comes from coal-fired power stations and is only moving pollution to another place is beginning to look increasingly hollow. In 2016 the UK’s electricity pull averaged 25% from renewable sources such as wind and solar. In 2015 Scotland produced over 47% of its energy from renewables – more than the consumption of all fossil fuels combined. Christmas Day 2016 saw the amount of electricity used by UK households from renewable power generation rise to a record 41%.