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Electric vehicles charged with power generated by coal-fired power stations can emit more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere than petrol-powered vehicles.
Electric vehicles charged with power generated by coal-fired power stations can emit more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere than petrol-powered vehicles.

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Professor Thinus Booysen, an associate professor in the department of electrical and electronic engineering at the University of Stellenbosch, says this will undo any potential environmental benefits of electrifying vehicles.

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