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Electricity Grows Cleaner & Greener: More Information
December, 2018

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  •  A true comparison of the fuel cost per mile depends upon the price you pay for electricity and gasoline.  You can use this calculator to determine how much the electricity would cost to replace a gallon of gasoline.  As I write this, it would cost me 85 cents in electricity where I live, in Washington State, to fuel an electric vehicle similar to a similar gasoline powered vehicle using a gallon of gas at the current price of $3.28. (Source:





The network of electric vehicle charging stations is growing rapidly. Photo credit: PaulBR75,