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Author Archives: Silvio Marcacci

1966: Back To The Future Of Fuel Cell And Electric Vehicles (CT Exclusive)

September 21st, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

Hydrogen fuel cell and electric vehicles are widely considered the future of clean transportation. We’re all familiar with the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt, but did you know a major automaker built EV and fuel cell vehicles back in 1966? I got a chance to go back to the future and check out the ancestors of today’s cutting-edge alternative fueled vehicles in person during a tour of the General Motors Heritage Center


2014 Chevy Spark EV Test Drive (CT Exclusive)

September 19th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

Can an electric vehicle be powerful, cheap, and fun to drive? The answer to all three questions is yes in the 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV. I took a test drive of Chevy’s all-electric mini car and let me say one thing – I was surprised by this EV.


California Passes 600MW Shared Renewables Program

September 12th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

California's state legislature has passed the landmark 600MW "shared renewables" bill that will open up access to clean energy to millions of residents who can't install their own renewables - with no state subsidy and no extra ratepayer costs



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