EPA electrical grid map

The Sierra Club's EV Guide uses the EPA's national electricity grid to calculate emissions by region. The region encompassing Chicago and West Virginia uses 69.9 percent of coal-powered electricity. The national average is 44.5 percent.
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( EPA / July 9, 2013 )

The Sierra Club's EV Guide uses the EPA's national electricity grid to calculate emissions by region. The region encompassing Chicago and West Virginia uses 69.9 percent of coal-powered electricity. The national average is 44.5 percent.

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