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EPRI, Utilities, Automakers to Demonstrate Technology Enabling Plug-in Electric Vehicles to Support Grid Reliability

Oct 15 - Targeted News Service - The Electric Power Research Institute issued the following news release: The Electric Power Research Institute, along with several auto manufacturers, utilities, and regional transmission organizations, will demonstrate an advanced software platform for integrating plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) with smart grid technologies on Thursday, October 16th. More...

More Than a Silver Lining: Plug-In Electric Vehicles to Talk to Electric Companies via the Cloud

DEARBORN, Mich. (Business Wire) - Oct 14 - Ford Motor Company will join seven global automakers this week for a first-ever test of technology that will allow utility companies to communicate with plug-in electric vehicles via the cloud, an advancement that would help manage energy use and improve the efficiency of the power grid. 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 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...
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...

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