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U.K. Grid Planning for 30 Million Electric Cars by 2040

  • Britain’s chances of meeting net zero target is increasing
  • Power sector will reach negative emissions by 2033 with CCS
U.K. Joins France, Says Goodbye To Fossil-Fuel Cars By 2040
Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

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The number of electric cars on Britain’s roads will jump to 30 million in the next 20 years, helped by government policies to phase out the sale of polluting cars.