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GE Announces Interoperability Convenience for EV Drivers with Open Access to WattStation* Connect Software Platform

he Sky’s the Limit for Programmers Everywhere to Design and Launch Customized Applications (Apps) for the GE WattStation* via the Cloud
PlugShare is First to Offer App Providing at the Charger Payment Flexibility Using a Choice of Major Credit Cards for Drivers
Marriott Collaborates with EV Connect on System that Will Enable Guests to Reserve an Electric Vehicle Charger W More

he Sky’s the Limit for Programmers Everywhere to Design and Launch Customized Applications (Apps) for the GE WattStation* via the Cloud
PlugShare is First to Offer App Providing at the Charger Payment Flexibility Using a Choice of Major Credit Cards for Drivers
Marriott Collaborates with EV Connect on System that Will Enable Guests to Reserve an Electric Vehicle Charger W More

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Charge while you shop

Edaran Tan Chong Motor Sdn Bhd (ETCM) and First Energy Networks Sdn Bhd (FEN) have teamed up with Bangsar Shopping Centre (BSC) to build an Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station with equipment supplied by General Electric (GE).

This follows the establishment of FEN’s first two EV Charging Stations in Bukit Bintang last year in KLCC and Lot 10 Shopping Centre, as well as a third charging More

Edaran Tan Chong Motor Sdn Bhd (ETCM) and First Energy Networks Sdn Bhd (FEN) have teamed up with Bangsar Shopping Centre (BSC) to build an Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station with equipment supplied by General Electric (GE).

This follows the establishment of FEN’s first two EV Charging Stations in Bukit Bintang last year in KLCC and Lot 10 Shopping Centre, as well as a third charging More

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USA: Initiative to push for electric cars launches in Northern Colorado


Loveland Mayor Cecil Gutierrez, left, and utilities director Steve Adams, center, hear from Electrification Coalition organizers about the new fast-charge station at the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, launch site for Drive Electric Northern Colora More


Loveland Mayor Cecil Gutierrez, left, and utilities director Steve Adams, center, hear from Electrification Coalition organizers about the new fast-charge station at the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, launch site for Drive Electric Northern Colora More

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USA: Electric vehicles to get Fort Collins jump-start

Eric Alvarez, a driver for Bellvue-based Morning Fresh Dairy, makes a sales call with his electric delivery truck Friday in Loveland. An initiative to increase electric vehicle usage in Northern Colorado kicks off Monday at the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery. / V. Richard Haro/The Coloradoan

Every workday, motorcycle mechanic Matt Russell hops into his electric car for the 27-mile drive f More

Eric Alvarez, a driver for Bellvue-based Morning Fresh Dairy, makes a sales call with his electric delivery truck Friday in Loveland. An initiative to increase electric vehicle usage in Northern Colorado kicks off Monday at the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery. / V. Richard Haro/The Coloradoan

Every workday, motorcycle mechanic Matt Russell hops into his electric car for the 27-mile drive f More

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Verizon, DOE partner to boost electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Verizon is joining with the U.S. Department of Energy to help meet President Barack Obama’s goal of empowering the U.S. to produce plug-in electric vehicles that are as affordable and convenient as their gasoline counterparts.

The DOE’s initelp.comiative, called the Workplace Charging Challenge, came in response to the president’s announcement last year of the Electric More

Verizon is joining with the U.S. Department of Energy to help meet President Barack Obama’s goal of empowering the U.S. to produce plug-in electric vehicles that are as affordable and convenient as their gasoline counterparts.

The DOE’s initelp.comiative, called the Workplace Charging Challenge, came in response to the president’s announcement last year of the Electric More

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USA: San Diego Zoo gets wild with EV-charging carports

San Diego Zoo project solar PV carportThe San Diego Zoo is putting in a little something to make the animals go wild, solar EV-charging parking structures. The parking structures will allow EV owners to charge their vehicles while enjoying a day at the More

San Diego Zoo project solar PV carportThe San Diego Zoo is putting in a little something to make the animals go wild, solar EV-charging parking structures. The parking structures will allow EV owners to charge their vehicles while enjoying a day at the More

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GE, UGE Pair Wind Turbines with EV Charging Technology

GE and wind turbine maker Urban Green Energy have installed what they call the world’s first integrated wind-powered charging station for electric vehicles, and announced plans to add more this year in the US for commercial and government customers.

The Sanya Skypump, which pairs UGE’s vertical wind turbines with GE’s electric vehicle charging technology, was installed at Cespa’s he More

GE and wind turbine maker Urban Green Energy have installed what they call the world’s first integrated wind-powered charging station for electric vehicles, and announced plans to add more this year in the US for commercial and government customers.

The Sanya Skypump, which pairs UGE’s vertical wind turbines with GE’s electric vehicle charging technology, was installed at Cespa’s he More

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GE WattStation Vindicated; Nissan Accepts Blame For Leaf Charging Problems

On July 16 we reported GE WattStation chargers were suspected in Nissan Leaf charging issues, but since that time the fault has been traced to the car, not GE’s product, which the company has been fully assertive in pointing out.

The original story that GE Energy’s charger was being looked at as a possible cause for Leaf charging system failures began to circulate among the press after More

On July 16 we reported GE WattStation chargers were suspected in Nissan Leaf charging issues, but since that time the fault has been traced to the car, not GE’s product, which the company has been fully assertive in pointing out.

The original story that GE Energy’s charger was being looked at as a possible cause for Leaf charging system failures began to circulate among the press after More

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USA: Nissan and GE Have Figured Out Why the WattStation Damages Some LEAFs

?Nissan and GE have completed their investigation into the instances of Nissan LEAFs experiencing on-board charging (OBC) issues when using certain EV chargers. Nissan has traced the root cause of the issue to the LEAFs OBC software that can allow damage to occur to its OBC components while using certain More

?Nissan and GE have completed their investigation into the instances of Nissan LEAFs experiencing on-board charging (OBC) issues when using certain EV chargers. Nissan has traced the root cause of the issue to the LEAFs OBC software that can allow damage to occur to its OBC components while using certain More

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USA: GE says its WattStations aren’t behind fried Nissan Leafs, green drivers can relax

GE is eager to reassure Nissan Leaf drivers that its WattStation isn’t about to kill their car’s charging ability: it just held a media scrum where it declared, after some study, that its EV charger isn’t the culprit that knocked 11 cars off the power grid. While the electrical pioneer hasn’t narrowed down the cause, it’s confident enough in its innocence that it̵ More

GE is eager to reassure Nissan Leaf drivers that its WattStation isn’t about to kill their car’s charging ability: it just held a media scrum where it declared, after some study, that its EV charger isn’t the culprit that knocked 11 cars off the power grid. While the electrical pioneer hasn’t narrowed down the cause, it’s confident enough in its innocence that it̵ More

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USA: Nissan, GE, Working To Solve Leaf, WattStation Charging Station Woes

Plugging an electric car into a charging station might seem like a simple process, but sometimes even the simplest of processes can go wrong.

Over the weekend, we heard reports of several cases of Nissan Leaf owners whose Leafs had sustained damage after charging at GE WattStation Level 2 charging stations.

It is believed that a voltage spike occurred during connection to the charg More

Plugging an electric car into a charging station might seem like a simple process, but sometimes even the simplest of processes can go wrong.

Over the weekend, we heard reports of several cases of Nissan Leaf owners whose Leafs had sustained damage after charging at GE WattStation Level 2 charging stations.

It is believed that a voltage spike occurred during connection to the charg More

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USA: Problems With G.E.’s WattStation Charger for Some Nissan Leafs

After reports that its WattStation home charger had damaged the on-board charging system of some Nissan Leaf electric cars, G.E. Energy issued a statement Friday conceding that some Leaf owners had encountered problems and that the company was “actively working with Nissan to help determine the source of this issue.” The G.E. subsidiary said it had not encountered similar issues with other ele More

After reports that its WattStation home charger had damaged the on-board charging system of some Nissan Leaf electric cars, G.E. Energy issued a statement Friday conceding that some Leaf owners had encountered problems and that the company was “actively working with Nissan to help determine the source of this issue.” The G.E. subsidiary said it had not encountered similar issues with other ele More

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GE’s WattStation electric car charging app to use PayPal exclusively

GE’s long awaited WattStation electric vehicle charging stations will rely on PayPal as the exclusive payment provider, the two companies told GigaOM. PayPal will be embedded in the WattStation Connect mobile app, available now for iOS and Android, and will also soon power an RFID payment card.

In April, GE launched WattStation and WattStation Connect, its networked platform that allows More

GE’s long awaited WattStation electric vehicle charging stations will rely on PayPal as the exclusive payment provider, the two companies told GigaOM. PayPal will be embedded in the WattStation Connect mobile app, available now for iOS and Android, and will also soon power an RFID payment card.

In April, GE launched WattStation and WattStation Connect, its networked platform that allows More

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USA: GE’s WattStation Connect lets you charge your neighbor’s wheels and wallet

General Electric’s WattStation Connect lets you open up your private charging station to the public for a price.
Electric cars — and the charging stations that accompany them — aren’t cheap. On average you’re looking t More

General Electric’s WattStation Connect lets you open up your private charging station to the public for a price.
Electric cars — and the charging stations that accompany them — aren’t cheap. On average you’re looking t More

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USA: SAE Congress: GE charges up Nissan’s EV plans


Nissan and GE shared a booth at the SAE World Congress in Detroit recently to emphasize the way the two companies want to connects your car and various appliances to the emerging smart grid.

The common piece of equipment is the new WattStation, which is an electric vehicle More


Nissan and GE shared a booth at the SAE World Congress in Detroit recently to emphasize the way the two companies want to connects your car and various appliances to the emerging smart grid.

The common piece of equipment is the new WattStation, which is an electric vehicle More

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USA: GE’s EV Charging Solutions Ready to Hit the Streets

When you look at electric vehicle charging stations that are available today, you’re likely to see a haphazardly wrapped cord hanging from a hook that serves more practical than aesthetic use to the design. The hook+cord design is something American’s have become accustomed to over the years at compressed air stands banished to the sides of local filling stations.

GE Energy’s WattStat More

When you look at electric vehicle charging stations that are available today, you’re likely to see a haphazardly wrapped cord hanging from a hook that serves more practical than aesthetic use to the design. The hook+cord design is something American’s have become accustomed to over the years at compressed air stands banished to the sides of local filling stations.

GE Energy’s WattStat More

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USA: GE Is In The Electric-Car Business For The Long Haul, Says CEO

While the popularity of electric cars grows, it’s reassuring to know that it isn’t only the automakers that are committed to the concept.

General Electric Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt has confirmed that the company will continue to back EVs, even if initial sales haven’t been as high as many hoped.

Detroit News reports that in a keynote speech at the annual SAE Worl More

While the popularity of electric cars grows, it’s reassuring to know that it isn’t only the automakers that are committed to the concept.

General Electric Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt has confirmed that the company will continue to back EVs, even if initial sales haven’t been as high as many hoped.

Detroit News reports that in a keynote speech at the annual SAE Worl More

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USA: GE Launches Connected Public EV Charging Station

Electric vehicle drivers will soon be seeing a new design of public charging station. GE Energy’s Industrial Solutions business unveiled yesterday its new ecomagination-approved WattStation and WattStation Connect at the SAE 2012 World Congress in Detroit.

GE’s Industrial Solutions is forming data acq More

Electric vehicle drivers will soon be seeing a new design of public charging station. GE Energy’s Industrial Solutions business unveiled yesterday its new ecomagination-approved WattStation and WattStation Connect at the SAE 2012 World Congress in Detroit.

GE’s Industrial Solutions is forming data acq More

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USA: GE Energy Launches the Fully Networked WattStation(TM) and WattStation Connect Software, a Complete Electric Vehicle Charging Platform

Innovative Electric Vehicle Solution from GE Combines Connectivity, Convenience, Safety and Reliability in an Integrated Charging System

DETROIT, Apr 24, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — –GE Energy’s Industrial Solutions Business Works with Hertz(R) to More

Innovative Electric Vehicle Solution from GE Combines Connectivity, Convenience, Safety and Reliability in an Integrated Charging System

DETROIT, Apr 24, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — –GE Energy’s Industrial Solutions Business Works with Hertz(R) to More

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USA: Dude! Where Are All of GE’s Electric Cars?

On Nov. 11, 2010, General Electric (NYS: GE) made an announcement that shocked the automotive world: Over the next five years, the industrial powerhouse would convert half of its global corporate car fleet to electric power. At $1 billion in estimated value, GE noted that its commitment to purchase 25,000 electric cars — that’s what it worked out to — was “the largest singl More

On Nov. 11, 2010, General Electric (NYS: GE) made an announcement that shocked the automotive world: Over the next five years, the industrial powerhouse would convert half of its global corporate car fleet to electric power. At $1 billion in estimated value, GE noted that its commitment to purchase 25,000 electric cars — that’s what it worked out to — was “the largest singl More

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USA: GE’s New EV Charging Station Project Aims to Reduce Installation Costs, Boost EV Growth

The electric vehicle (EV) market has been stuck in low gear. One of the big opportunities where this can be changed is in the commercial vehicle sector. There are over 230 million commercial cars and light-duty trucks on U.S. roads—a huge potential source for widespread EV adoption. But large companies, federal, state and local governments and other fleet operators have hesitated to make the swi More

The electric vehicle (EV) market has been stuck in low gear. One of the big opportunities where this can be changed is in the commercial vehicle sector. There are over 230 million commercial cars and light-duty trucks on U.S. roads—a huge potential source for widespread EV adoption. But large companies, federal, state and local governments and other fleet operators have hesitated to make the swi More

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USA: The Comforts of Home- The GE WattStation

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USA: Medical Campus gets charging stations for plug-in cars

Sprinkled throughout the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus are 21 electric charging stations for plug-in cars that many are betting will be the wave of the future.

The blue-lettered chrome boxes are being unveiled today with great fanfare even as some wonder when and how often the More

Sprinkled throughout the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus are 21 electric charging stations for plug-in cars that many are betting will be the wave of the future.

The blue-lettered chrome boxes are being unveiled today with great fanfare even as some wonder when and how often the More

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USA: Indianapolis Airport Authority, GE Energy and Purdue University Bring Latest Electric Vehicle Charging Technology to Parking Garage

Three GE WattStation(TM) Wall Mount Charging Stations Now Available at Airport

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov 23, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Electric vehicle (EV) drivers using the Indianapolis International Airport now have a convenient way to ensure a fully charged ride home, with the installation of three new GE Energy /quotes/zigman/227468/quotes/nls/ge GE -1.13% EV charging stations in the airpo More

Three GE WattStation(TM) Wall Mount Charging Stations Now Available at Airport

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov 23, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Electric vehicle (EV) drivers using the Indianapolis International Airport now have a convenient way to ensure a fully charged ride home, with the installation of three new GE Energy /quotes/zigman/227468/quotes/nls/ge GE -1.13% EV charging stations in the airpo More

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USA: GE to charge up the Coda EV

The GE WattStation EV charger has become the recommended charger for Coda’s upcoming all-electric vehicles.

Coda has signed an agreement with GE Energy Industrial Solutions to sell the Level 2 charging stations for recharging EV batteries alongside its Coda sedans and to market them together More

The GE WattStation EV charger has become the recommended charger for Coda’s upcoming all-electric vehicles.

Coda has signed an agreement with GE Energy Industrial Solutions to sell the Level 2 charging stations for recharging EV batteries alongside its Coda sedans and to market them together More

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USA: GE Becomes Solar-Powered Electric Car Charging Station Champion

Yesterday, GE Industrial Solutions announced the latest in a line of solar-powered initiatives and partnerships designed to help electric car owners power their cars with solar power: a distribution agreement with photovoltaic solar power specialist REC Solar.

The agreement, which will see REC Solar become an official distributor of the GE WattStation level 2 electric vehicle charging stati More

Yesterday, GE Industrial Solutions announced the latest in a line of solar-powered initiatives and partnerships designed to help electric car owners power their cars with solar power: a distribution agreement with photovoltaic solar power specialist REC Solar.

The agreement, which will see REC Solar become an official distributor of the GE WattStation level 2 electric vehicle charging stati More

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USA: New EV Charging Station Distributor Signs With GE

Plug-In Vehicle Solutions to Distribute GE’s Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Through Gexpro – Building America’s Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

GLENDALE HEIGHTS, Ill., Oct 26, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — Plug-In Vehicle Solutions ( www.getplugging.com ) announces it is a distributor for GE electric vehicle charging stations to commercial customers More

Plug-In Vehicle Solutions to Distribute GE’s Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Through Gexpro – Building America’s Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

GLENDALE HEIGHTS, Ill., Oct 26, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — Plug-In Vehicle Solutions ( www.getplugging.com ) announces it is a distributor for GE electric vehicle charging stations to commercial customers More

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UEast Haven Home to New GE Solar-Powered Electric Vehicle Carport SA:

What is that new, strange little structure that recently sprang up in the East Haven Town Hall parking lot? Oh, it’s nothing — just a state-of-the-art General Electric Vehicle Solar Carport Station.

Although there’s no official confirmation yet from Mayor April Capone’s Office, GE Industrial’s Twitter account posted an update earlier today publicly announcing their More

What is that new, strange little structure that recently sprang up in the East Haven Town Hall parking lot? Oh, it’s nothing — just a state-of-the-art General Electric Vehicle Solar Carport Station.

Although there’s no official confirmation yet from Mayor April Capone’s Office, GE Industrial’s Twitter account posted an update earlier today publicly announcing their More

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Canada: Fairmont Leads the Charge With GE Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

press release
Sept. 27, 2011, 12:00 p.m. EDT
Fairmont Leads the Charge With GE Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
Source marketwatch.com More

press release
Sept. 27, 2011, 12:00 p.m. EDT
Fairmont Leads the Charge With GE Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
Source marketwatch.com More

USA/China: GE, GM Sign MoU to Set Up Charging Stations Across Shanghai

n order to speed up the implementation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, both General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) and General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) have signed a memorandum of understanding on Thursday to work jointly in China to install electric charging stations.

The cooperation between General Motors and General Electric will be initially focused upon the Shanghai metropolit More

n order to speed up the implementation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, both General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) and General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) have signed a memorandum of understanding on Thursday to work jointly in China to install electric charging stations.

The cooperation between General Motors and General Electric will be initially focused upon the Shanghai metropolit More

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