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Full shift to electric vans would melt Royal Mail's London hub, MPs told

MachDiamond Silver badge

Re: Fag packet calculation time...

"Assuming about 25 million vehicles, and the fact most if not all will be plugged in to recharge during the evening, we would need about 5 more new nuclear power stations, or cover Cornwall with wall to wall solar cells, or Scotland with wind turbines."

You also have to assume that all of the power used to refine crude oil doesn't change at all. That's about 7.5kWh/US gallon or around 32miles worth of leccy in a Chevy Bolt.

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