Electric cars are greener (and worth the hype), claims energy expert

How environmentally friendly are electric cars?

The South African National Energy Development Institute's (SANEDI) Carel Snyman says there's no greener form of mobility on four wheels.

There's no way that anything that you burn can be cleaner than sunshine.

Carel Snyman, GM of the Cleaner Mobility Program at SANEDI

It's the cleanest you can go. Burning fossil fuels is very dirty.

Carel Snyman, GM of the Cleaner Mobility Program at SANEDI

He says charging an electric car using photovoltaic (PV) solar powered batteries is the way to go.

Snyman compares the different energy resources (petrol, coal and electricity) to prove his point.

Take a listen to Carel Snyman views:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Electric cars are greener (and worth the hype), claims energy expert


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