Coal burners to the rescue!
Reader comment on: Chevy Volt
in response to reader comment: Few new technologies catch on immediately
Submitted by El Cid (United States), Dec 4, 2011 02:25
A large percentage of the electricity used to charge electric car batteries is produced by burning coal. How is this saving the environment? Until we have a huge increase in wind and solar power generation or nuclear, all that electric cars do is move the CO2 and other fossil fuel pollutants to a smoke stack somewhere else.
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