Use of electric cars enhance national energy safety

Use of electric cars enhance national energy safety

Originally submitted by Tuomo Kuosa
last updated by Maurizio Sajeva

Weak Signal's progress: advanced

This Weak Signal came from: 
European Commission Framework Programme for RTD

The theme/scheme related to this Weak Signal: 
Theme 5 - Energy

The sub-theme that best relates to this Weak Signal: 
Energy efficiency and savings

When did the Weak Signal manifest ? 
2005-now

Weak Signal's description 
Electric cars are becoming more ubiquitous as new generation of batteries emerge to markets – this contributes the energy safety because transportation becomes less dependent on only one form of energy - oil. Furthermore, use of electricity in cars directly replaces some proportion of use of oil.