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EPA honors Sonoma County for protecting air quality, fighting climate change with one of nation's largest hybrid vehicle fleets (CA)

Apr 20 - Environmental Protection Agency Documents & Publications - This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is honoring Sonoma County Fleet Operations and six other projects across the country for their work on clean air and climate initiatives. More...

Twin Citians, hop on an electric bus for Earth Day

Apr 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Frederick Melo Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. - On Earth Day, Metro Transit and Xcel Energy will showcase what could be the future of public transit: the electric bus. 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...

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...

Central Hudson Tests Plug-In Electric Hybrid Pick-Up Trucks

Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation - Central Hudson received three Dodge Ram 1500 PHEV plug-in hybrid electric 4X4 pick-up trucks from Chrysler Corporation to test over a three-year period as part of a nationwide field study of electric vehicles. more...

Convergys Partners with Plug Smart to Provide Real-Time Rating and Billing for Electric Vehicles

Convergys - Today at Metering, Billing/CRM Europe 2011, Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG) announced a partnership with Plug Smart to provide real-time rating, billing and data management support for electric vehicle charging stations. more...

Leviton Announces Availability of Home Charging Station for 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in

Leviton - Leviton, a leading global manufacturer of electrical wiring devices, announced today that a 16-amp, Level 2 (240V) home charging station for the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid vehicle will be available in early October. more...

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Global Consumer Electronic Biometrics Market Overview and Developments by 2016

By John Maxwell - TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Consumer Electronic Biometrics market to grow at a CAGR of 40.45 percent over the period 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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Clean Hydrogen fuel from corn could be possible soon

By Kamlesh Jolapara - Scientists have dramatically increased the efficiency of producing clean hydrogen fuel from plant waste in a breakthrough that could one more...
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Ultra-fast charging aluminum battery developed by researchers

By Kamlesh Jolapara - Stanford University scientists have invented the first high-performance aluminum battery that's fast-charging, long-lasting and inexpensive. Researchers say the new technology more...
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Global Energy Tranceformers Market Study, Industry Trends And Forecasts To 2020- Grand View Research

By Anurag Sharma - global power transformers market is expected to reach USD 18.55 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand more...