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FPL to power the country's first-ever electric vehicle race series with affordable, clean energy

JUNO BEACH, Fla., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today announced it will power the vehicles racing in the country's first-ever electric car race to be held in downtown Miami on March 14. 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...

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...
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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...

Follow Me - Electric Vehicles Take Off In Spain

GE Energy - Behind the general hustle and roaring aircraft engines at Spain's major airports there is to be found a growing vein of quietness. more...

Articles 

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...
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...

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