Electric Car Conversion
Convert a medium sized, popular, recent model, conventional petrol car to a battery electric vehicle of improved performance and practical range
How this will impact Adelaide's carbon emissions
Electric vehicles (EVs) directly reduce carbon emissions, since the SA electricity network is a lower carbon intensity power source than petrol engine output. EVs complement strategic long term plans for renewable generation and an efficient distribution network. As renewables increase generation capacity, EVs should be integral to demand regulation, charged during excess renewables generation
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