UK could need 20 more nuclear power stations if electric cars take over our roads and cause ‘massive strain’ on power network. Britain could need up to 20 more nuclear power stations should the electric car replace the petrol engine. Research by Transport for London suggests a switch to an all-electric fleet in the city would cause a ‘massive strain’ on the network due to the amount of power needed to recharge vehicles’ batteries. It comes days after the Department for Transport announced measures to boost electric vehicle use.
Daily Mail 11th Feb 2017 read more »