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CARnival celebrates solar-powered, electric vehicles | Local News – Home

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. –
Staff from the solar energy company Sun Common met with electric car drivers to educate families in Chittenden County about making their commute more Earth-friendly.

WATCH video story HERE.

“We’re a mission-driven solar company. We want to make solar really easy and affordable for all Vermonters,” Sun Common staff member Carly Franco More

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. –
Staff from the solar energy company Sun Common met with electric car drivers to educate families in Chittenden County about making their commute more Earth-friendly.

WATCH video story HERE.

“We’re a mission-driven solar company. We want to make solar really easy and affordable for all Vermonters,” Sun Common staff member Carly Franco More

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National Drive Electric Week 2016 – Events

National Drive Electric Week 2016 – Events

National Drive Electric Week 2016 celebrations will take place across the US and other countries. The map below shows all of the event locations. Click on a pin to get more information about an event.

Click on the markers below to get information on any of the 1542016 events (plus 37 more working on finalizing the specifics).

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National Drive Electric Week 2016 – Events

National Drive Electric Week 2016 celebrations will take place across the US and other countries. The map below shows all of the event locations. Click on a pin to get more information about an event.

Click on the markers below to get information on any of the 1542016 events (plus 37 more working on finalizing the specifics).

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National Drive Electric Week 2016 – Events

National Drive Electric Week 2016 celebrations will take place across the US and other countries. The map below shows all of the event locations. Click on a pin to get more information about an event.

Click on the markers below to get information on any of the 69 2016 events (plus 67 more working on finalizing the specifics).

No event near you? You can volunteer to organize an event. More

National Drive Electric Week 2016 celebrations will take place across the US and other countries. The map below shows all of the event locations. Click on a pin to get more information about an event.

Click on the markers below to get information on any of the 69 2016 events (plus 67 more working on finalizing the specifics).

No event near you? You can volunteer to organize an event. More

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Largest Electric Vehicle Rally Zips Across Europe

DNews – Seeker If you were wondering what electric vehicles can really do, the World Advanced Vehicle Expedition (WAVE) Trophy EV Rally heading across Europe is massive proof.… More

DNews – Seeker If you were wondering what electric vehicles can really do, the World Advanced Vehicle Expedition (WAVE) Trophy EV Rally heading across Europe is massive proof.… More

AT&T California And Statewide Electric Vehicle Collaborative Kick Off A Series Of Summer RideDrive Education …

PR Newswire (press release) EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Today, hundreds of AT&T employees in California were among the first to test-drive the latest electric vehicles (EV) as part of a statewide education initiative led by the California Plug-In Electric …… More

PR Newswire (press release) EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Today, hundreds of AT&T employees in California were among the first to test-drive the latest electric vehicles (EV) as part of a statewide education initiative led by the California Plug-In Electric …… More

SDG&E Injects $7.5M In Education Push To Inspire Drivers To Switch To Cleaner Electric Drive

SAN DIEGO, May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) announced it will invest $7.5 million over the next five years to develop a bold new education campaign to create awareness, expand electric vehicle (EV) ownership and lead the charge among large cities to electrify the transportation sector. The desired result: to reduce harmful air emissions, promote the use o More

SAN DIEGO, May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) announced it will invest $7.5 million over the next five years to develop a bold new education campaign to create awareness, expand electric vehicle (EV) ownership and lead the charge among large cities to electrify the transportation sector. The desired result: to reduce harmful air emissions, promote the use o More

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Bill Nye Wants NASCAR to Convert to Electric Cars to Save the World | PJ Media

Do scientists like Neil DeGrasse Tyson and Bill Nye realize they are making fools of themselves when they delve into subjects they know little or nothing about?

Take this blog post by Nye on getting NASCAR to convert their race cars to electric power. I’m no gearhead but even I can see Nye’s ignorance when he describes the difference between a NASCAR vehicle using fossil fuels a More

Do scientists like Neil DeGrasse Tyson and Bill Nye realize they are making fools of themselves when they delve into subjects they know little or nothing about?

Take this blog post by Nye on getting NASCAR to convert their race cars to electric power. I’m no gearhead but even I can see Nye’s ignorance when he describes the difference between a NASCAR vehicle using fossil fuels a More

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New Yorker’s Electric-Powered Road Trip Reaches Tucson – Arizona Public Media

New Yorker Brian Kent with his Nissan Leaf, which he’s driving to all of the lower 48 states to promote electric vehicles.

Listen:
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Brian Kent is driving his small electric car to all of the lower 48 states.

Why?

Because he can.

He is a one-man ambassador for the technology, which he says is capable of making a cross-coun More

New Yorker Brian Kent with his Nissan Leaf, which he’s driving to all of the lower 48 states to promote electric vehicles.

Listen:
Electric vehicle

-0:48

Brian Kent is driving his small electric car to all of the lower 48 states.

Why?

Because he can.

He is a one-man ambassador for the technology, which he says is capable of making a cross-coun More

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Tesla Tells Detroit To Stop Fighting Electric Cars

A top Tesla exec said Friday that traditional automakers have stunted electric vehicles by building bad cars, lobbying against new environmental rules and attempting to circumvent ones already in place.
“We want other manufacturers to succeed,” said Tesla Vice President Diarmuid O’Connell at the Detroit Athletic Club. “But there is nothing in their design that is viscerally appealing More

A top Tesla exec said Friday that traditional automakers have stunted electric vehicles by building bad cars, lobbying against new environmental rules and attempting to circumvent ones already in place.
“We want other manufacturers to succeed,” said Tesla Vice President Diarmuid O’Connell at the Detroit Athletic Club. “But there is nothing in their design that is viscerally appealing More

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Hundreds of women cycle to support green transportation – GREEN

Hundreds of women have taken to the streets on bicycles in multiple events in western and southern Turkey to raise awareness of sustainable transportation methods, as Sept. 20 marked “The World Cities without Cars Day.”

Around 500 women cycled the streets of the Aegean province of İzmir after they gathered at İzmir’s Konak Square at 5 p.m. on Sept. 20 as part of an event called the More

Hundreds of women have taken to the streets on bicycles in multiple events in western and southern Turkey to raise awareness of sustainable transportation methods, as Sept. 20 marked “The World Cities without Cars Day.”

Around 500 women cycled the streets of the Aegean province of İzmir after they gathered at İzmir’s Konak Square at 5 p.m. on Sept. 20 as part of an event called the More

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UC San Diego’s Team M-BEAM Announces First Cross-Country Electric Vehicle Trek Demonstrating New, Swappable Modular Battery Technology | Benzinga

Fundraising Campaign Underway To Give Citizens A Voice and a Choice In the Way Electric Vehicles (EVs) Are Built, Charged & Used, Easing Range Anxiety While Expanding the EV’s Role In the Future of Energy Storage

La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) September 14, 2015

As America’s 5th Annual National Drive Electric Week shifts into high gear, a grassroots initiative known as The M-B More

Fundraising Campaign Underway To Give Citizens A Voice and a Choice In the Way Electric Vehicles (EVs) Are Built, Charged & Used, Easing Range Anxiety While Expanding the EV’s Role In the Future of Energy Storage

La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) September 14, 2015

As America’s 5th Annual National Drive Electric Week shifts into high gear, a grassroots initiative known as The M-B More

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Kelowna Hotels Help Spark EV Awareness in Third Annual E-Mazing Race – Press Release Rocket

Winners in the third annual E-Mazing Race make a pit stop at Kelowna hotels as part of a cross-country round trip that took place earlier this summer.

Kelowna, BC (PRWEB) August 26, 2015

They say winners are willing to go the extra mile to succeed. Bruce and Susan Stout did that, quite literally, to take top honours in the third annual E-mazing Race. Their cross-country adventure to More

Winners in the third annual E-Mazing Race make a pit stop at Kelowna hotels as part of a cross-country round trip that took place earlier this summer.

Kelowna, BC (PRWEB) August 26, 2015

They say winners are willing to go the extra mile to succeed. Bruce and Susan Stout did that, quite literally, to take top honours in the third annual E-mazing Race. Their cross-country adventure to More

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Electric-Car Driver To Plant Trees In 48 States On Cross-Country Trip

Despite its name, National Drive Electric Week is actually an international awareness event for plug-in electric cars.
And in concert with this year’s event, one driver is taking a road trip. Quite an impressive road trip, actually–in an electric car, naturally.

Formerly known as National Plug-In Day, it’s organized by advocacy group Plug-In America, the Sierra Club, More

Despite its name, National Drive Electric Week is actually an international awareness event for plug-in electric cars.
And in concert with this year’s event, one driver is taking a road trip. Quite an impressive road trip, actually–in an electric car, naturally.

Formerly known as National Plug-In Day, it’s organized by advocacy group Plug-In America, the Sierra Club, More

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Million dollar caravan: Weekend electric vehicle rally starts in Colorado Springs | gazette.com

Want to see what a million dollars worth of electric vehicles looks like?

Take a spot by the side of the road on Saturday and watch 10 Tesla Model S EVs, each worth about $100,000, caravan from Colorado Springs to Cripple Creek during the Million Dollar Tesla Electric Vehicle Rally. Car owners will meet in the Cripple Creek city parking lot and eventually move to the parking lot at Wildwood More

Want to see what a million dollars worth of electric vehicles looks like?

Take a spot by the side of the road on Saturday and watch 10 Tesla Model S EVs, each worth about $100,000, caravan from Colorado Springs to Cripple Creek during the Million Dollar Tesla Electric Vehicle Rally. Car owners will meet in the Cripple Creek city parking lot and eventually move to the parking lot at Wildwood More

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Electric-Car Driver To Plant Trees In 48 States On Cross-Country Trip

Despite its name, National Drive Electric Week is actually an international awareness event for plug-in electric cars.

And in concert with this year’s event, one driver is taking a road trip. Quite an impressive road trip, actually–in an electric car, naturally.

Formerly known as National Plug-In Day, it’s organized by advocacy group Plug-In America, the Sierra Club More

Despite its name, National Drive Electric Week is actually an international awareness event for plug-in electric cars.

And in concert with this year’s event, one driver is taking a road trip. Quite an impressive road trip, actually–in an electric car, naturally.

Formerly known as National Plug-In Day, it’s organized by advocacy group Plug-In America, the Sierra Club More

[…]

Kelowna Hotels Help Spark EV Awareness in Third Annual E-Mazing Race

They say winners are willing to go the extra mile to succeed. Bruce and Susan Stout did that, quite literally, to take top honours in the third annual E-mazing Race. Their cross-country adventure took them to many places, including a pit stop at one of the more forward-thinking Kelowna hotels.

In total, the Vancouver couple drove their new Tesla Model S 17,895 kilometres coast-to-coast-to-c More

They say winners are willing to go the extra mile to succeed. Bruce and Susan Stout did that, quite literally, to take top honours in the third annual E-mazing Race. Their cross-country adventure took them to many places, including a pit stop at one of the more forward-thinking Kelowna hotels.

In total, the Vancouver couple drove their new Tesla Model S 17,895 kilometres coast-to-coast-to-c More

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Government urged to support electric car industry | The Jakarta Post

The government is committed to developing the local electric car industry following growing trends toward creating green, low-cost vehicles, with the Industry Ministry preparing a set of regulations on the issue.

The upcoming regulation will comprise a strategic plan, including the possibility of using the local brand to support the local electric car industry.

Recently, Industry Min More

The government is committed to developing the local electric car industry following growing trends toward creating green, low-cost vehicles, with the Industry Ministry preparing a set of regulations on the issue.

The upcoming regulation will comprise a strategic plan, including the possibility of using the local brand to support the local electric car industry.

Recently, Industry Min More

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Electric Car Enthusiast Brings 20mile Cross-Country Trip to CNY | WAER

Sales of electric and hybrid cars continue to inch up…though most drivers still stick to vehicles that need gas for a variety of reasons. WAER’s Chris Bolt met up with a cruising crusader traveling through Syracuse who’s trying to change some minds.

First off, Steve Sasman says he just didn’t want to be in Phoenix for the summer. Instead he’s on what he says – and many w More

Sales of electric and hybrid cars continue to inch up…though most drivers still stick to vehicles that need gas for a variety of reasons. WAER’s Chris Bolt met up with a cruising crusader traveling through Syracuse who’s trying to change some minds.

First off, Steve Sasman says he just didn’t want to be in Phoenix for the summer. Instead he’s on what he says – and many w More

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Mayor of London eyes green legacy with renewed war on auto emissions – BusinessGreen

Mayor of London eyes green legacy with renewed war on auto emissions
JAMES PHILLIPS AUTOMOTIVE 23 JULY 2015
London will receive a variety of green upgrades over the next five years as Boris Johnson targets title of Europe’s Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle capital London’s fire engines could soon be turning green after Mayor Boris Johnson yesterday announced his vision to make th More

Mayor of London eyes green legacy with renewed war on auto emissions
JAMES PHILLIPS AUTOMOTIVE 23 JULY 2015
London will receive a variety of green upgrades over the next five years as Boris Johnson targets title of Europe’s Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle capital London’s fire engines could soon be turning green after Mayor Boris Johnson yesterday announced his vision to make th More

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As California pumps out oil, Gov. Brown says world must cut back – SFGate

One-third of the world’s oil must stay in the ground if humanity hopes to avoid the worst effects of global warming, Gov. Jerry Brown told a climate conference at the Vatican Tuesday.

“We are going to have to set a clear goal,” Brown told a crowd of mayors and public officials from around the world. “And that goal is almost unimaginable. One-third of the oil that we know exists as r More

One-third of the world’s oil must stay in the ground if humanity hopes to avoid the worst effects of global warming, Gov. Jerry Brown told a climate conference at the Vatican Tuesday.

“We are going to have to set a clear goal,” Brown told a crowd of mayors and public officials from around the world. “And that goal is almost unimaginable. One-third of the oil that we know exists as r More

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Solar Impulse: Sun-Powered Plane Is About to Smash Some Records – Bloomberg Business

The flight into Chongqing, China, happened at night. No moon. Pilot Bertrand Piccard nosed his plane into strong headwinds, and the turbulence was bad—not knock-you-up-and-down bad, but blow-you-off-the-runway bad. At one point the wind was so strong the plane was actually moving backward.

A sudden cold front poses little threat to most planes, but the Solar Impulse 2 is no ordinary p More

The flight into Chongqing, China, happened at night. No moon. Pilot Bertrand Piccard nosed his plane into strong headwinds, and the turbulence was bad—not knock-you-up-and-down bad, but blow-you-off-the-runway bad. At one point the wind was so strong the plane was actually moving backward.

A sudden cold front poses little threat to most planes, but the Solar Impulse 2 is no ordinary p More

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Five Groups Mount ‘Epic’ Push To Enlist More Americans To Join Movement For… — WASHINGTON, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ —

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Fukushima update 11-15-14- All bad news- are we doomed?

Dear Friends,

Fukushima Daiichi, the nuclear plant wrecked by the earthquake/tsunami of March 2011, is out of control, and getting worse. The escalating groundwater radiation on the site increases the hazards for workers, as well as increasing the nuclear pollution of the Pacific every day. The problems are so many and so immense that TEPCO cannot keep up with them. The supply of workers is More

Dear Friends,

Fukushima Daiichi, the nuclear plant wrecked by the earthquake/tsunami of March 2011, is out of control, and getting worse. The escalating groundwater radiation on the site increases the hazards for workers, as well as increasing the nuclear pollution of the Pacific every day. The problems are so many and so immense that TEPCO cannot keep up with them. The supply of workers is More

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GreenWay to appear in world’s most prestigious cycling event: Tour de France

Omega Pharma – Quick-Step Cycling Team is pleased to announce that it has renewed its partnership with janom s.r.o. for the next two seasons (2015-2016).

A partner of the team since 2012, janom s.r.o. is a private investment company operating in a number of renewable energy divisions, as well as in the information technology sector. It is also involved in electro-mobility activities throu More

Omega Pharma – Quick-Step Cycling Team is pleased to announce that it has renewed its partnership with janom s.r.o. for the next two seasons (2015-2016).

A partner of the team since 2012, janom s.r.o. is a private investment company operating in a number of renewable energy divisions, as well as in the information technology sector. It is also involved in electro-mobility activities throu More

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Changes To CA Rules May Cut Zero-Emission Vehicle Requirement

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California’s rules requiring six automakers to sell specified numbers of zero-emission vehicles starting in 2012 have had a substantial impact.

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Georgia electric car tax credit advocates prepare to battle lawmakers – Atlanta Business Chronicle

Georgia lawmakers almost eliminated a tax credit for electric vehicles earlier this year. Electric car advocates say they are preparing to fight for the credit during the 2015 legislative session.

Michael Beinenson, a board member of the EV Club of the South, toldWABE the tax credit is critical for Georgia’s car buyers. Beinenson says lawmakers are more interested in saving money than in More

Georgia lawmakers almost eliminated a tax credit for electric vehicles earlier this year. Electric car advocates say they are preparing to fight for the credit during the 2015 legislative session.

Michael Beinenson, a board member of the EV Club of the South, toldWABE the tax credit is critical for Georgia’s car buyers. Beinenson says lawmakers are more interested in saving money than in More

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Initiative challenges Elon Musk to help create a sustainable global transportation tipping point by 2025

The new TEN9 initiative seeks to use technology, creativity, and policy to convert 1 billion people to sustainable transport by 2025, in the hopes of crossing the tipping point.

What will it take to create a real sea-change in transportation? Electric vehicles are getting to be more viable for more people everyday, at least in terms of the technology, but they’re still out of reach fo More

The new TEN9 initiative seeks to use technology, creativity, and policy to convert 1 billion people to sustainable transport by 2025, in the hopes of crossing the tipping point.

What will it take to create a real sea-change in transportation? Electric vehicles are getting to be more viable for more people everyday, at least in terms of the technology, but they’re still out of reach fo More

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EV rally shows off electric car muscle

Seven electric vehicles will take a fall colors road rally on Friday, leaving from Aspen, Vail and Grand Junction, traveling through communities equipped with vehicle charging stations, and ending with a party in Carbondale.

“The EV Rally of the Rockies will show that electric car travel and tourism is now possible in western Colorado, and a lot of fun,” said Matt Shmigelsky, an energy More

Seven electric vehicles will take a fall colors road rally on Friday, leaving from Aspen, Vail and Grand Junction, traveling through communities equipped with vehicle charging stations, and ending with a party in Carbondale.

“The EV Rally of the Rockies will show that electric car travel and tourism is now possible in western Colorado, and a lot of fun,” said Matt Shmigelsky, an energy More

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2014 Guinness World Record on EV parade in Silicon Valley – 6 of 6

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National Drive Electric Week: 150 Cities, 90,000 People, Electric Cars All Over

his past week, thousands of people came out to learn about, experience, and extoll the virtues of the electric car.

They were participating in National Drive Electric Week–which, despite i More

his past week, thousands of people came out to learn about, experience, and extoll the virtues of the electric car.

They were participating in National Drive Electric Week–which, despite i More

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