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Published on December 8th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan


Chevy Volt After 10,000 Miles & After 1 Year, Chevy Volt As Back-up Power, Chevy Volt Awards (VIDEOS)

If you’re curious about the Chevy Volt beyond what you can learn from reading about it, perhaps you’ll enjoy these videos below from one of our readers, Mr. Energy Czar.

This first one is a run-down of his Volt usage and thoughts after 10,000 miles driving it:

This one is from the one year anniversary:

And this one runs down the awards the Volt has won, quite a long list (hadn’t realized it had won so many awards):

And this last one is how to use the Volt for back-up power:

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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy for the past four years or so. Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he's the Network Manager for their parent organization – Important Media – and he's the Owner/Founder of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity. To connect with Zach on some of your favorite social networks, go to and click on the relevant buttons.

  • MrEnergyCzar

    Thanks for posting my videos….


    • Zachary Shahan

      Thanks for making them — good stuff! :D

      Keep us posted when you’ve got more. Also, you dropped one here awhile back that I never got a chance to watch in full (think I still have it saved). Was regarding cutting your electricity use. Could you drop that one here again?

      • MrEnergyCzar

        Sure that was my earlier Preparing for Peak Oil series… 4 short videos. 1st explains the plan, next 3 show basic powering down… Here’s the first, annotations in the video lead to next 3. sound is so so on first one.

        MrEnergyCzar – feel free to post any of my 120+ related videos from youtube.


        • Zachary Shahan


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