Electric Vehicles

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Alternative vehicles get statewide push

May 20 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Lee Howard The Day, New London, Conn. - A rebate program for Connecticut residents who buy or lease alternative-fuel vehicles will make such purchases up to $3,000 more attractive, Gov. More...

Electric vehicle plug-ins making inroads

May 18 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Michaelle Bond The Philadelphia Inquirer - Adam Supplee drives his Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid each weekday from his Collegeville home to work in Phoenixville. More...

GM and ABB demonstrate Chevrolet Volt Battery Reuse - world's first use of electric vehicle batteries for homes

ABB Inc. - General Motors and ABB today showed the next stage in battery reuse, the repackaging of five used Chevrolet Volt batteries into a modular unit capable of providing two hours of electricity needed by three to five average American homes. more...
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First ABB DC fast charger for electric vehicles in the U.S. is installed and operational in New Berlin, Wisconsin

ABB Inc. - The first ABB DC fast charger for electric vehicles in the United States is now installed and operational in New Berlin, Wisconsin. more...

ABB's Fast Charger Gets National Certification for Safety Compliance, Adding Credibility and Immediate Availability to Emerging Electric Vehicle Technology

ABB Inc. - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group and a major employer in North Carolina, announced today that it has received the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) listing for its best-selling Terra 51 direct current (DC) fast charger. more...

Leviton and Ford Receive UL Certification for Focus Electric Home Charging Station

Leviton - Leviton, a leading global manufacturer of electrical devices, and Ford Motor Company today announced the new Ford Electric Vehicle (EV) Home Charging Station has achieved UL certification for UL 2231, UL 2251 and UL 2594. more...

Articles 

By Areg Bagdasarian
On: May 19, 2015
Some startling things have happened in the energy world these last few years that continue to shake up personal transportation. The steep downward trend of gasoline prices bumped up against the $2 per gallon mark more...
By Paul Rosengren
On: February 5, 2015
Back in 1977, with the country's memory of the Arab oil embargo and waiting hours on line for gas still fresh, President Jimmy Carter, in his sweater, addressed the nation. He declared that Americans needed to come more...
By Paul Rosengren
On: November 20, 2014
A little over a year ago, PSEG launched an employee electric car incentive program. As part of the program, the company set aside 13 spots at its Newark, New Jersey headquarters for electric cars. Participants more...
By Charles Botsford
On: October 22, 2014
The West Coast Electric Highway (WCEH) comprises 57 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in Oregon and Washington. It is one of the largest contiguous networks of direct current (DC) fast chargers in North America. These more...
By Paul Rosengren
On: October 15, 2014
Back in the 1980s, I interned at the EPA. An older employee told a story of a public hearing to illustrate how Americans are confused in their thinking about risk. more...

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By Shawn Weeks - Earlier this month, Tesla Motors announced a new venture into the world of solar energy, when the car company revealed more...
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The SunSaluter – A Low cost solar energy device invented by Eden Full

By Kamlesh Jolapara - Eden is an aspiring product designer interested in human-centred appropriate technology, having tinkered with solar technologies since age ten. As more...
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How To Save Energy While On The Road

By Bill Gordon - As we travel from place to place, we typically do so by automobile. But it's possible to reduce our carbon more...


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