• Cars & Vehicles

Today’s Alternative Fuel Choices: Electricity

is considered a fuel when used in vehicles. use various types of batteries and other energy storage mechanisms to store the electricity used to run a vehicle. While the electricity production process for vehicles may contribute somewhat to , an electric vehicle (EV) itself does not, resulting in much lower emissions per mile traveled.

In 2000, close to 7,600 on-road EVs in the consumed electricity at an amount equivalent to about 1.7 million gallons of gasoline.