Putting solar panels on the roof doesn't change emissions from driving an electric car
Earlier, I wrote about what happens when we put renewables on the grid and how complex it is.
Now we get to the question of whether putting solar panels on your roof makes your driving emissions free, or whether having a green generation company does the job. The answer may not please some people, because the panels don't significantly alter the emissions of your driving, while the power company does -- but it shouldn't matter because they are equally good things to do.
Part two can be found at Putting Solar On Your Roof Doesn't Make Your Electric Car Driving Green, But This Might