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A detailed geographic analysis counters the idea that EVs are always greener.
What this fails to account is that it's easier to replace one power station than 10 million cars. If you replace one coal power plant with nuclear or solar power plant the pollutions caused by the electric cars will immediately come down but the gas cars will remain the same.
Yet there hasn't been a new nuclear plant built since 1996; even the worst existing plants are headed for twenty-year license extensions; and the only new nuclear plant on the horizon isn't even commercial, it's for the Tennessee Valley Authority. Big solar's seemingly more likely to pay off out West. Is power in the Northeast likely to get greener than it is already?