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Indirect emissions from electric vehicles: emissions from electricity generation

Abstract:

Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from passenger cars represent an important and growing contributor to climate change. Increasing the proportion of electric vehicles (EVs) in passenger car fleets could help to reduce these emissions, but their ability to do this depends on the fuel mix used in generating the electricity that energises EVs. This study analyzes the indirect well-to-wheels CO2 emissions from EVs when run in the US, the UK, and France and compares these to well-to-wheels emission d...

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10.1039/c0ee00031k

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Holdway, AR More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Chemistry
Journal:
ENERGY and ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
Volume:
3
Issue:
12
Pages:
1825-1832
Publication date:
2010-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1754-5706
ISSN:
1754-5692
URN:
uuid:92341c9c-5fe4-4641-94a5-2ca3571bae80
Source identifiers:
301552
Local pid:
pubs:301552
Language:
English

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