Nissan Leaf / EV calcs

100 miles for full charge of battery (24KWh) commute for one year:
7200 miles/year (10 miles one way x 4 a day)
so that’s 7200 / 100 * 24KWh = 1728 KWh / 12 = 144 KWh per month
$28/month (at $0.20/KWh) vs $66/month for gasoline (at 26MPG and $3/gallon)
And no oil spill guilt (just solar. and/or mountain top removal type guilt)

I doubt we’d buy a LEAF. Probably a plug-in hybrid instead. But who knows.


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