Reply to post: move mining to the mountains

Electric cars can't cut UK carbon emissions while only the wealthy can afford to own one

stiine Silver badge

move mining to the mountains

Caterpillar (or one of their competitors) has found that using an electric dump truck, of the gargantuan variety, can actually produce more electricy than it uses if you use it to carry ore down a mountain--it uses battery to climb and regenerates, on the way down, more than it used on the way up.

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