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What Is Holding America’s EV Future Back While The World Charges Ahead?

April 21st, 2019 | by Sponsored Content

The United States has been slow to adopt Electric Vehicles (EVs) compared to the rest of the world. While California leads the way in the US with EVs making up perhaps five percent of new vehicle sales, 58 percent of new car sales in Norway were EVs, and other nations across Europe are well on the path towards EVs being the norm rather than the exception. This is driven by a mix of incentives and initiatives from governments and the private sector alike. Why the difference?


How ISO 15118 ‘Plug&Charge’ Simplifies EV Charging & Drives EV Adoption: A Webinar With Hubject + CleanTechnica

March 17th, 2019 | by Andrea Bertoli

Plug&Charge, otherwise known as ISO/IEC 15118, is a robust communication protocol that will dramatically simplify electric vehicle charging by eliminating the need for apps, RFID cards, and credit cards to access chargers. Learn more about this technology in our free webinar featuring our own Zachary Shahan in conversation with Barton Sidles, the Director of Corporate and Business Development at Hubject Inc.’s North American subsidiary. The webinar is 21 March, at 9am PDT/12pm


More EV Fast Chargers Coming To Canada

February 15th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

PetroCanada says it will construct a chain of DC fast chargers from coast to coast, Electrify Canada Is adding 32 chargers with up to 350 kW of power, and the Canadian government is funding the construction of 900 Level 3 chargers. The EV revolution is coming to Canada in a big way.


Southern California Edison Increases Plug-In Vehicle Rebate To $1000 For 2019

January 4th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

California utility Southern California Edison has increased the rebate available to customers who purchase or lease a new or used plug-in vehicle on or after January 1st, 2019 through its Clean Fuel Reward Program. The increase raises the maximum funds available through the impressive rebate from $450 to $1,000 for 2019 and stacks on top of any existing federal, state, and local rebates that may be available to customers


Boosting School District Revenue & Sustainability With Energy Storage

November 11th, 2018 | by Sponsored Content

Mountain View Los Altos (MVLA) High School District was the first district in the state to combine energy storage with solar power generation and electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in partnership with ENGIE Storage. Engie has years of experience helping K-12 school districts generate cost savings and improve the economics of sustainability measures with our GridSynergy® energy storage systems and software platform


2018 Chevy Bolt Seems A Fine Fit For Mountain Exploring & Other Edge Cases

July 14th, 2018 | by Cynthia Shahan

I finally got a call to come and test drive the 2018 Chevy Bolt. It was worth the wait. I enjoyed the dynamic little EV. I prefer small cars in general — something to take you where you need to go without a lot of space grabbing. The Bolt fit the bill and at the same time seemed to offer enough all-electric car advantages to genuinely consider it


EV Charging To Be Made Available At Railway Stations In India

March 5th, 2018 | by Saurabh

Indian Railways will set up charging stations at the parking lots of railways stations to help users charge their vehicles. According to media reports, this pilot project will be initiated in the capital city of New Delhi, which is expected to see a surge in electric vehicles very soon.  


2017: The UAE’s Year For An EV Charging Boom

October 15th, 2017 | by Sophie Sandham

A lot can change in the UAE in a year: new neighbourhoods can spring up, road networks expand so quickly that Google maps is always behind, and game-changing cleantech and sustainability plans that keep us on our toes can be announced over night! After the recent announcements by the Supreme Council of Energy in Dubai of incentives for buying electric and hybrid vehicles, the next question is: is the EV charging infrastructure even in place in Dubai (and the UAE) to support the intended influx of EVs


Electric Car Life 101

September 1st, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Electric cars — great, fun, quick, clean, smooth, quiet, convenient to charge at home and work. But wait, what's life like with an electric car? How do you charge? Where do you charge? What do you need to charge? How do you protect the most valuable component of the car — the battery


Nissan’s “Kick Gas” EV Promotion Gives Away Gasoline (#FuelFreedom #KickGas)

June 14th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

This summer “Kick Gas” — an electric vehicle promotion — aims to speed up the progress into electric, zero-emissions transport. Nissan is giving away free fuel to show more people what life without a gas tank can be like. This "Kick Gas" initiative is coming to several fueling locations in 5 US Northeast cities



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