Google’s got a car you can plug into the wall….. or into an outlet powered by solar power. It don’t get cleaner, man.
Paying for grid power makes it about a penny a mile. But you could also power the car from solar panels.. making it free….. actually, you can even have the car sell power back to the grid when you’re not using it. You could get paid to drive. Additionally, the power company doesn’t really have a system to store energy, but a distributed network of plug in cars, all with huge batteries…. BANG! no more brownouts. Here’s a video with a bunch of smart people explaining it a lot better than I can:
Last modified: January 30, 2014