Commuting to work by electric bike for one year


The total travel distance is 4,800km for a year, which corresponds to 20km per day, 5 days a week, 48 weeks a year. The lifespan of the e-bike is 15,000km and the battery is replaced 2.75 times over this lifespan. The emissions include the construction, maintenance, and dismantling of the e-bike, the battery, and the road, as well as the consumption of electricity from the Swiss grid.

Carbon footprint breakdown

Bike & battery 65.34%
Electricity 31.82%
Road 2.84%

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