I’ve written a series of posts about electric vehicles and the new mass-market, all-electric cars entering the market (Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model S).
Conservation and ecological concerns are a major reason some consumers are considering buying these vehicles. Using electricity–preferably from renewable sources–is better than consuming imported fossil fuels.
But what about the battery itself? That massive lithium-ion pack won’t last forever. How “green” is the battery of an EV?
A scientist at The Nature Conservancy answers this question here.
My other posts about EVs: