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Published on June 18th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

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Oil Price Swings Don’t Touch EVs (Graph)

June 18th, 2012 by  


 
Here’s a pretty awesome graphic on an issue we don’t actually touch on much when discussing EVs. Clearly, the price of oil is very volatile, due to a variety of factors (“the whims of OPEC, hurricanes, and instability in the Middle East,” as Max Baumhefner of NRDC writes). Fortunately for anyone who decides to switch to a clean electric vehicle, the price of electricity is not. Here’s the graphic for a visual representation of that:

Yet another reason to buy an electric vehicle next time you’re in the market for a car. (Thanks to a reader for passing this on to me.)


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Zach is tryin' to help society help itself (and other species). He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director and chief editor. He's also the president of Important Media and the director/founder of EV Obsession and Solar Love. Zach is recognized globally as an electric vehicle, solar energy, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, and Canada. Zach has long-term investments in TSLA, FSLR, SPWR, SEDG, & ABB — after years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in these particular companies and feels like they are good cleantech companies to invest in. But he offers no professional investment advice and would rather not be responsible for you losing money, so don't jump to conclusions.



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