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Energy Power Systems Announces New High-Volume Manufacturing Facility in Pontiac, Michigan

(The Associated Press) - Jan 22 -  Energy Power Systems, LLC (EPS), a Michigan-based advanced battery technology company, announced today that it is establishing a high-volume manufacturing facility in Pontiac, Michigan, creating more than 300 new high-tech and manufacturing jobs during the initial production phase. More...

City of Americus to get first EV charger

Jan 19 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Beth Alston Americus Times-Recorder, Ga. - In the coming weeks Americus will take a strong step further into the 21st century and the green economy. 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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Your BMW is the Answer to Grid Instability

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The Newest Demand Response Participant: Electric Vehicles

By Sarah Battaglia - Demand response is catching on faster than pumpkin spice lattes! There are some new more...
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Utilities who invest in customer experience will boost revenue

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Electric Motors Market is Expected to Reach $129 Billion, Globally, by 2020 - Allied Market Research

By Ashish Gedamkar - A new report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global Electric Motors Market (Motor Types, Output power, Applications and Geography) - more...
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