Fully Electrified Land Transport is Straightforward
- Aug 23, 2022 9:52 pm GMT
This item is part of the Electrification of Transportation - August 2022 SPECIAL ISSUE, click here for more
Greenhouse gas reductions of about 15-20% are possible with a fully decarbonized grid powering fully electric land transport.
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