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USA: ChargePoint PR: Successful Completion of its ARRA-Funded ChargePoint America Program

Campbell, Calif. June 11, 2013 – ChargePoint, Inc. today announced the completion of its ChargePoint America Program with more than 4600 shipments and installations of its home, public and commercial charging ports for electric vehicles (EVs). In May 2010, ChargePoint was awarded a $15 million dollar matching grant funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act through the Transportation More

Campbell, Calif. June 11, 2013 – ChargePoint, Inc. today announced the completion of its ChargePoint America Program with more than 4600 shipments and installations of its home, public and commercial charging ports for electric vehicles (EVs). In May 2010, ChargePoint was awarded a $15 million dollar matching grant funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act through the Transportation More

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Are Silicon Valley employers becoming urban transportation planners?

The Silicon Valley Energy Summit (SVES) 2013 last Friday focused on the energy landscape, best practices, emerging technologies, and the future of government policy.

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The Silicon Valley Energy Summit (SVES) 2013 last Friday focused on the energy landscape, best practices, emerging technologies, and the future of government policy.

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Next Formula E racing: India on radar

New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The next big thing in world motor sports is here: the FIA Formula E Championship electric-car racing series is looking at India as a destination by 2015.

The single seater series will zoom off in September next year and the circuit will follow the Formula 1 route of all major cities of the world.

Many motor racing championships have unsuccessfully tried to c More

New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The next big thing in world motor sports is here: the FIA Formula E Championship electric-car racing series is looking at India as a destination by 2015.

The single seater series will zoom off in September next year and the circuit will follow the Formula 1 route of all major cities of the world.

Many motor racing championships have unsuccessfully tried to c More

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The revolution is underway

T AKING another giant step towards dispelling the ‘milk float’ image of electric cars a new world record was set this week when one scorched up an RAF runway at more than 200 mph.

Former science minister, businessman and racing driver Lord Drayson was behind the wheel of the Drayson B12 69/EV electric Le-Mans Prototype which smashed the previous record of 175 mph which has stood More

T AKING another giant step towards dispelling the ‘milk float’ image of electric cars a new world record was set this week when one scorched up an RAF runway at more than 200 mph.

Former science minister, businessman and racing driver Lord Drayson was behind the wheel of the Drayson B12 69/EV electric Le-Mans Prototype which smashed the previous record of 175 mph which has stood More

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Why Baltimore’s Vandalized Charging Stations Have Taken Too Long To Fix

The Level 2 Charging Stations in this Baltimore parking garage have been out of action since September of last year.

In late August 2011, the City of Baltimore, Md, installed its first public charging station in a city-owned parking garage. With funds received from Maryland’s state Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Grant, it has installed a further ten since, giving residents and visitors a More

The Level 2 Charging Stations in this Baltimore parking garage have been out of action since September of last year.

In late August 2011, the City of Baltimore, Md, installed its first public charging station in a city-owned parking garage. With funds received from Maryland’s state Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Grant, it has installed a further ten since, giving residents and visitors a More

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BYD Sells Electric Buses to LA Metro, Plans More eBus Models in U.S.

BYD will deliver up to 25 electric buses to LA Metro. (Photo via China Daily)

China’s BYD Motors plans to introduce a pure electric passenger car in the U.S. may have stalled, but the company’s pure electric buses are charging into the U.S. market. BYD just signed an a More

BYD will deliver up to 25 electric buses to LA Metro. (Photo via China Daily)

China’s BYD Motors plans to introduce a pure electric passenger car in the U.S. may have stalled, but the company’s pure electric buses are charging into the U.S. market. BYD just signed an a More

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Natural Gas Vehicles on Roadways Worldwide Will Reach Nearly 35 Million by 2020

Driven by a combination of low-cost natural gas and sustained higher prices for gasoline and diesel, the market for natural gas vehicles (NGVs) is gaining increased traction in many regions. While these vehicles have been in service in certain countries for many decades, interest in NGVs has spread in recent years along with the surge in supply of low-cost natural gas. According to a new report More

Driven by a combination of low-cost natural gas and sustained higher prices for gasoline and diesel, the market for natural gas vehicles (NGVs) is gaining increased traction in many regions. While these vehicles have been in service in certain countries for many decades, interest in NGVs has spread in recent years along with the surge in supply of low-cost natural gas. According to a new report More

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Energy Storage Systems for Solar and Wind Power Integration Will Total Nearly 22 Gigawatts of Installed Capacity from 2013 to 2023

More than 1,300 gigawatts (GW) of wind and solar power generation capacity are expected to come online in the next 10 years, creating an unprecedented amount of instability on the grid—particularly in key markets within North America, Western Europe, and Asia Pacific. As grid operators adapt to increasing levels of variable generation on their systems, energy storage systems (ESSs) will become More

More than 1,300 gigawatts (GW) of wind and solar power generation capacity are expected to come online in the next 10 years, creating an unprecedented amount of instability on the grid—particularly in key markets within North America, Western Europe, and Asia Pacific. As grid operators adapt to increasing levels of variable generation on their systems, energy storage systems (ESSs) will become More

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GE’s Brilliant Wind Turbine — Wind Power Cheaper Than Coal Or Natural Gas (Part 1)

This is Part 1 of a 3-part series on GE’s Brilliant 1.6-100 wind turbine. Keep an eye on CleanTechnica or our GE Brilliant Wind Turbine archives for the rest of the series.

GE made a big energy industry splash recently when it introduced i More

This is Part 1 of a 3-part series on GE’s Brilliant 1.6-100 wind turbine. Keep an eye on CleanTechnica or our GE Brilliant Wind Turbine archives for the rest of the series.

GE made a big energy industry splash recently when it introduced i More

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President Obama’s Climate Change Plan (Infographic)

On Tuesday, President Obama announced his new climate change plan. Below is an infographic produced by the White House illustrating some facts about climate change and how these new proposals will reduce carbon pollution. If you didn’t see the speech, here are four key moments you should know about. You can read the climate change plan and watch the speech here. You can see a larger version More

On Tuesday, President Obama announced his new climate change plan. Below is an infographic produced by the White House illustrating some facts about climate change and how these new proposals will reduce carbon pollution. If you didn’t see the speech, here are four key moments you should know about. You can read the climate change plan and watch the speech here. You can see a larger version More

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The bike boom

Wearing a black Jil Sander skirt matched with an elegant Velvet T-shirt, Lucy Wallace Eustice is pedaling her bike to work on a day as clear as Baccarat crystal. Her four-mile journey takes her along a bicycle path, one of the nation’s busiest, that parallels the Hudson River on one side and the Manhattan skyline on the other side.

To get to her SoHo office in the middle of the city, More

Wearing a black Jil Sander skirt matched with an elegant Velvet T-shirt, Lucy Wallace Eustice is pedaling her bike to work on a day as clear as Baccarat crystal. Her four-mile journey takes her along a bicycle path, one of the nation’s busiest, that parallels the Hudson River on one side and the Manhattan skyline on the other side.

To get to her SoHo office in the middle of the city, More

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Drexel pair’s business model runs on pedal power

Bicycle rental rack at the Hyatt Regency in Penn’s Landing. ( AKIRA SUWA / Staff Photographer ) Bicycle rental rack at the Hyatt Regency in Penn´s Landing. ( AKIRA SUWA / Staff Photographer ) Gallery: Drexel pair’s business model runs on pedal power Zagster renta More

Bicycle rental rack at the Hyatt Regency in Penn’s Landing. ( AKIRA SUWA / Staff Photographer ) Bicycle rental rack at the Hyatt Regency in Penn´s Landing. ( AKIRA SUWA / Staff Photographer ) Gallery: Drexel pair’s business model runs on pedal power Zagster renta More

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Will 100,000 Sign Petition For Tesla Motors Sales By Friday?

On June 5, a Tesla Motors fan mounted what seemed like another quixotic effort to support Tesla in selling its electric cars directly to buyers.

The petition at WhiteHouse.gov that he or she launched required 100,000 people to sign it within a month, by Friday, July 5.

Suddenly, it seems that petition may actually get the needed support–helped along by a Friday evening e-mail f More

On June 5, a Tesla Motors fan mounted what seemed like another quixotic effort to support Tesla in selling its electric cars directly to buyers.

The petition at WhiteHouse.gov that he or she launched required 100,000 people to sign it within a month, by Friday, July 5.

Suddenly, it seems that petition may actually get the needed support–helped along by a Friday evening e-mail f More

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Tesla Motors speeds to next level

There are many ways to measure Tesla Motors Inc.’s remarkable progress in the three years since the electric-carmaker launched its initial public offering. There’s the first-ever profitable quarter this spring. There’s the nearly perfect 99 out of 100 score in Consumer Reports’ review of the Model S sedan. There’s the stock price, up more than 500 percent since June More

There are many ways to measure Tesla Motors Inc.’s remarkable progress in the three years since the electric-carmaker launched its initial public offering. There’s the first-ever profitable quarter this spring. There’s the nearly perfect 99 out of 100 score in Consumer Reports’ review of the Model S sedan. There’s the stock price, up more than 500 percent since June More

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Fire Protection Research Foundation releases report on lithium-ion batteries

May 9, 2013 – The Fire Protection Research Foundation (Foundation) has released a report on a study of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries. The Foundation, an affiliate of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and its affiliated Property Insurance Research Group (PIRG) requested a study of the flammability of Li-ion batteries in bulk storage to inform the development of sprinkler protectio More

May 9, 2013 – The Fire Protection Research Foundation (Foundation) has released a report on a study of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries. The Foundation, an affiliate of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and its affiliated Property Insurance Research Group (PIRG) requested a study of the flammability of Li-ion batteries in bulk storage to inform the development of sprinkler protectio More

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2014 Chevrolet Volt Production Begins July 15th, Production Cadillac ELR To Debut August 18th

If you go to General Motor’s Hamtramck, Michigan facility today where the Chevy Volt is assembled, you will find it idled for summer shutdown. But come back Monday July 15th, and you’ll discover that 2014 model year Volts are starting to run off the lin More

If you go to General Motor’s Hamtramck, Michigan facility today where the Chevy Volt is assembled, you will find it idled for summer shutdown. But come back Monday July 15th, and you’ll discover that 2014 model year Volts are starting to run off the lin More

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Area electric vehicle owners seek surge in public stations

When real estate broker Jon Modene bought his new Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid electric vehicle in February he was ready for the “sweet satisfaction” of saving $400 annually in fuel costs.

“It is a hoot and a holler not to put gas in this car every week. My fears were: I’ll get stranded, it won’t work, or it’ll blow up. None of that has happened,” said Mr. Modene, owner of Re/Max More

When real estate broker Jon Modene bought his new Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid electric vehicle in February he was ready for the “sweet satisfaction” of saving $400 annually in fuel costs.

“It is a hoot and a holler not to put gas in this car every week. My fears were: I’ll get stranded, it won’t work, or it’ll blow up. None of that has happened,” said Mr. Modene, owner of Re/Max More

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Malls to offer charging stations

MARLBORO — Now when you think of the malls of Simon Property Group, think of a new kind of charging.

A dozen malls in New England, including the Solomon Pond Mall in Marlboro, will soon be equipped with charging stations for shoppers to plug in their electronic devices.

The stations will have two outlets and a small shelf for shoppers to rest their laptops, tablets, phones or othe More

MARLBORO — Now when you think of the malls of Simon Property Group, think of a new kind of charging.

A dozen malls in New England, including the Solomon Pond Mall in Marlboro, will soon be equipped with charging stations for shoppers to plug in their electronic devices.

The stations will have two outlets and a small shelf for shoppers to rest their laptops, tablets, phones or othe More

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SF Bay Area gets largest yet electric car deployment to municipal fleets

This i-MiEV deployment is the largest single delivery to municipal fleets in the U.S.
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This i-MiEV deployment is the largest single delivery to municipal fleets in the U.S.
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Bay Area Climate Collaborative
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Nonprofit basks in ability to use sun to power electric vehicles

CEO of Alternative Transportation for Chicagoland realizing a 3-year dream with solar panels and charging stations
June 28, 2013|By Julie Wernau, Chicago Tribune reporter

Sharon Feigon, CEO of Alternative Transportation for Chicagoland, stands beneath solar panels at a charging station at Uncommon Ground in the Rogers Park neighborhood.

Sharon Feigon, CEO of Alternative Tra More

CEO of Alternative Transportation for Chicagoland realizing a 3-year dream with solar panels and charging stations
June 28, 2013|By Julie Wernau, Chicago Tribune reporter

Sharon Feigon, CEO of Alternative Transportation for Chicagoland, stands beneath solar panels at a charging station at Uncommon Ground in the Rogers Park neighborhood.

Sharon Feigon, CEO of Alternative Tra More

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‘Lola’ tops 204 mph, breaking electric vehicle land speed record

With all the emphasis on electric propulsion these days, it might seem hard to believe that it’s been 39 years since General Electric – yes, GE – set the FIA World Electric Land Speed Record. But that achievement has fin More

With all the emphasis on electric propulsion these days, it might seem hard to believe that it’s been 39 years since General Electric – yes, GE – set the FIA World Electric Land Speed Record. But that achievement has fin More

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Bombardier to Deliver New Commuter Trains to Deutsche Bahn AG for Service in Hamburg

BERLIN, GERMANY–(Marketwired – June 28, 2013) – Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has won an order from the S-Bahn GmbH, a subsidiary of DB Regio AG, to deliver 60 new single and dual-voltage commuter trains. The Hamburg Parliament has confirmed that from December 2018, the S-Bahn Hamburg GmbH will serve as the operator of the S-Bahn network in Hamburg for another More

BERLIN, GERMANY–(Marketwired – June 28, 2013) – Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has won an order from the S-Bahn GmbH, a subsidiary of DB Regio AG, to deliver 60 new single and dual-voltage commuter trains. The Hamburg Parliament has confirmed that from December 2018, the S-Bahn Hamburg GmbH will serve as the operator of the S-Bahn network in Hamburg for another More

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Volvo’s Electric Road Could Power Future Generations Of Green Vehicles (PHOTO)

One solution often seen with electric buses, and sometimes with electric trucks, is to power them via attachment to overhead power lines. This is both unsightly and can cause delays in scheduling should the vehicle’s power connector fall off the line. One solution to these issues is to go under the road as seen in in a large Swedish research project automaker Volvo is participating in.

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One solution often seen with electric buses, and sometimes with electric trucks, is to power them via attachment to overhead power lines. This is both unsightly and can cause delays in scheduling should the vehicle’s power connector fall off the line. One solution to these issues is to go under the road as seen in in a large Swedish research project automaker Volvo is participating in.

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Conn. hosts expo to promote electric vehicles

Updated: Saturday, 29 Jun 2013, 6:55 PM EDT
Published : Saturday, 29 Jun 2013, 6:55 PM EDT

HARTFORD (AP) — Connecticut is promoting electric vehicles to improve energy efficiency and help protect the environment.

Middlesex Community College and the state departments of Energy and Environmental Protection and Transportation are hosting an electric vehicle expo on July 9 to dis More

Updated: Saturday, 29 Jun 2013, 6:55 PM EDT
Published : Saturday, 29 Jun 2013, 6:55 PM EDT

HARTFORD (AP) — Connecticut is promoting electric vehicles to improve energy efficiency and help protect the environment.

Middlesex Community College and the state departments of Energy and Environmental Protection and Transportation are hosting an electric vehicle expo on July 9 to dis More

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Electric cars making a run at mastering Pikes Peak


TOYOTA – Rod Millen will be piloting Toyota’s EV P002 at Pikes Peak this weekend. He, along with a few other drivers, are leading the charge in electric car racing at the peak.

The Grand Old Ma More


TOYOTA – Rod Millen will be piloting Toyota’s EV P002 at Pikes Peak this weekend. He, along with a few other drivers, are leading the charge in electric car racing at the peak.

The Grand Old Ma More

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MOTORING REVIEW: Toyota Prius

Love it or hate, the Toyota Prius has helped the car giant land the title of the world’s Best Global Green Brand for the third year running.

The 2013 Best Global Green Brands report, compiled by international brand consultancy Interbrand, determines the gap between a firm’s environmental performances and its actual environmental practices.

Toyota was recognised for sustainable More

Love it or hate, the Toyota Prius has helped the car giant land the title of the world’s Best Global Green Brand for the third year running.

The 2013 Best Global Green Brands report, compiled by international brand consultancy Interbrand, determines the gap between a firm’s environmental performances and its actual environmental practices.

Toyota was recognised for sustainable More

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Chinese-Saudi carmaker plans Brazil’s first hybrid car plant

SAO PAULO: Chinese-Saudi carmaker Amsia Motors has signed a preliminary deal to build the first auto factory in the Brazilian state of Sergipe, where it plans to invest 1 billion reais ($457 million) on a plant focused on hybrid and electric vehicles.
Amsia, which is backed by the Saudi Eram group and works in partnership with German, British, Canadian and Chinese carmakers, would be the fir More

SAO PAULO: Chinese-Saudi carmaker Amsia Motors has signed a preliminary deal to build the first auto factory in the Brazilian state of Sergipe, where it plans to invest 1 billion reais ($457 million) on a plant focused on hybrid and electric vehicles.
Amsia, which is backed by the Saudi Eram group and works in partnership with German, British, Canadian and Chinese carmakers, would be the fir More

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Nissan reveals world’s fastest electrical powered super-car

With the price of gasoline approaching $4-per-gallon, Nissan plans on changing the mindset we have on electrical cars with their latest concept super-car.
While electric cars still aren’t perfected yet, Nissan is bringing the concept one step closer. Electrical cars face the probl More

With the price of gasoline approaching $4-per-gallon, Nissan plans on changing the mindset we have on electrical cars with their latest concept super-car.
While electric cars still aren’t perfected yet, Nissan is bringing the concept one step closer. Electrical cars face the probl More

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Car sets pace for a green ‘revolution’

Lord Drayson celebrates after his hypercar broke the world speed record for electrically-powered vehicles

Lord Drayson celebrates after his hypercar broke the world speed record for electrically-powered vehicles
Lord Drayson’s hyp More

Lord Drayson celebrates after his hypercar broke the world speed record for electrically-powered vehicles

Lord Drayson celebrates after his hypercar broke the world speed record for electrically-powered vehicles
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Conn. hosts expo to promote electric vehicles

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is promoting electric vehicles to improve energy efficiency and help protect the environment.

Middlesex Community College and the state departments of Energy and Environmental Protection and Transportation are hosting an electric vehicle expo on July 9 to display the newest electric vehicle models on the market. The event will also enable attendees to co More

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is promoting electric vehicles to improve energy efficiency and help protect the environment.

Middlesex Community College and the state departments of Energy and Environmental Protection and Transportation are hosting an electric vehicle expo on July 9 to display the newest electric vehicle models on the market. The event will also enable attendees to co More

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