There isn't a single study out there which says that plugin/electric cars charged with the dirtiest coal plants available

would put out more CO2 per mile than a conventional car.

http://greyfalcon.net/plugins3.png

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RO65mCdPN5I

http://gristmill.grist.org/story/2007/7/20/111715/427
http://greencarcongress.com/2007/12/argonne-assesse.html

http://aceee.org/pubs/t061.htm

http://pluginamerica.org/images/EmissionsSummary.pdf

 

PHEV’s and the grid More than enough capacity

http://www.pnl.gov/news/release.asp?id=204

http://uts.edu.au/new/speaks/2008/April/resources/0304-slides-1.pdf

 

If anything they would make the grid even more robust. (In a couple ways listed below)

http://blog.wired.com/cars/2006/12/how_phevs_will_.html

http://www.autobloggreen.com/2007/09/12/tesla-pgande-partner-on-smart-charging

http://blogs.business2.com/greenwombat/2007/06/photo_green_wom.html

 

PHEV and renewables More than enough capacity.

http://greyfalcon.net/greenenergy.png

http://greyfalcon.net/ethanol.png

http://greyfalcon.net/solarthermal

http://greyfalcon.net/csp4

http://greyfalcon.net/geothermal

http://www.technologyreview.com/read_article.aspx?id=17236&ch=biztech

http://greyfalcon.net/google

 

PHEVS in general

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDjSbWTJbdo

http://greyfalcon.net/plugins2

http://greyfalcon.net/plugins

 

PHEV Organizations

http://calcars.org

http://google.org/recharge/

http://pluginamerica.org (Not sure if there’s any difference between these two)

http://pluginamerica.com (Not sure if there’s any difference between these two)

 

Electric versus Hydrogen, (3-4x more efficiency, or 3-4x less power plants, or 3-4x less emissions, your choice on how to look at it)

http://greyfalcon.net/hydrogen4.png

http://greyfalcon.net/hydrogen.png

http://greyfalcon.net/hydrogen2.png

http://greyfalcon.net/hydrogen3.png

http://greyfalcon.net/electriccars2.png