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Does using electricity from the grid in the U.S. result in more greenhouse gas emissions than using propane?

tl;dr A full analysis of whether it makes sense to electrify your vehicle fleet depends on fuel cost and carbon intensity in your area and over the lifetime of the vehicle. It depends on where you're ...
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Does using electricity from the grid in the U.S. result in more greenhouse gas emissions than using propane?

TLDR; the article in question is misleading and ignores important specifics which tilt the balance in favour of electricity. The claim about the carbon intensity of propane vs electricity from the ...
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Does using electricity from the grid in the U.S. result in more greenhouse gas emissions than using propane?

The graph is complicated and badly explained; some background information can be found in a PDF by the same agency. The graph indicates how much CO2 emission is saved by using an alternative fuel ...
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