Electric Vehicles

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Placement of public car chargers needs to be revved up, experts say

Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Tory N. Parrish The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Lisa Karraker took the plunge.After thinking about it for years, environmental concerns motivated the Beechview resident to buy her first electric car, a 2014 Nissan Leaf, last week. More...

Nissan Offers Free Charging for New LEAF Buyers in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Jul 23, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - There are many attractive reasons for Angelenos to own the all-electric Nissan LEAF: single-occupant access to high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes; an available California state tax rebate of $2,500; much lower operating costs than a gas-powered car and now, free public charging. More...

PSE&G Announces Program Incenting Companies To Provide Charging for Employees Who Drive Electric Cars

NEWARK, N.J., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire - PSE&G today announced an innovative program to encourage New Jersey businesses to provide employees with electric car charging at work. More...
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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...

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...

Articles 

By Justine Sears , Karen Glitman
On: July 7, 2014
Technical Reference Manuals have long provided characterizations of efficient technologies in the electric and thermal energy sectors. At many utilities throughout the world, these manuals are a crucial piece of efficiency programs, allowing for standardized more...
By Charles Botsford
On: June 10, 2014
Residential charging in single family homes is the most prevalent, convenient, and generally lowest cost charging method for Plug-in Electric Vehicles (PEVs). It is PEV charging at its most basic form and at its highest more...
By Davis Swan
On: April 29, 2014
In a previous article, I stated my belief that the pure electric vehicle was the way of the future and that this sector of the automobile industry would grow more or less continuously for the more...
By Justine Sears , Karen Glitman
On: April 11, 2014
The electrification of transportation is posing a challenge and opportunity for utilities across the country, with significant implications for planning, load forecasting, and demand response. As the number of plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) in use more...
By Davis Swan
On: March 7, 2014
There has been a lot of discussion about the electric vehicle revolution and what its impacts will be. Are EV's gaining traction or getting stuck in the mud?  Will they quickly replace internal combustion powered more...

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Different Kind of Vehicles That Are Using Only Electric Power

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