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US West = EV Adoption Champion In USA

December 2nd, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

It's widely known that California is the center of US electric vehicle adoption. California leads the country in terms of overall electric vehicle (EV) sales as well as EV market share of new vehicle sales. It's also where Tesla was born and where nearly every US EV startup pops up. But there are other states that are also well ahead of the US average for EV market share ... and they're basically all in the west


Solar Panels Do Work On Cloudy Days

February 8th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

Solar panels do produce electricity in cloudy weather. They don't produce as much electricity as they do on sunny days, but they have been shown to produce 25% of what they produce on a sunny day, or 10% when it's very cloudy. 


BMW Now Charging Electric Cars Via Light Poles

May 20th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

A year ago, BMW's carsharing program known as ReachNow folded up shop in San Francisco and moved to Seattle. The service began with 370 cars, including electric BMW i3 sedans and conventional 3 Series and MINI offerings. A year later, the ReachNow fleet has grown to more than 700 cars and expanded to Portland and Brooklyn. It now has more than 50,000 members


$9,641 = Annual Savings Taking Public Transportation In USA

November 29th, 2016 | by Cynthia Shahan

Riding public transportation is a vital means of saving money, money that can much more happily be spent on other things than on owning, driving, and maintaining a car. Transit riders can forget about auto insurance, car payments, fuel costs, tuneups at the mechanic, expensive broken car parts, etc


Washington’s “Sound Transit 3” Plan Moving Forward Following Approval Of Proposition 1

November 28th, 2016 | by James Ayre

Following an election victory that saw King County (Seattle) and Snohomish County vote for approval of Proposition 1, and Pierce County (Tacoma) vote against it, the Sound Transit 3 plan — which will see a substantial expansion of the region's light-rail system as well as bus rapid transit (BRT), express bus, and commuter rail services — will now be moving forward


48 New National EV Charging Corridors — Thank You, President Obama

November 7th, 2016 | by Cynthia Shahan

The Obama administration has been on a role advancing EV charging across the US. The latest news from the administration is that the United State Department of Transportation (DOT) is establishing 48 national electric vehicle charging corridors. Thank you, President Obama, and we hope you and Michelle will be driving in an all-electric vehicle soon as well.


Other Cool Green News

June 18th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan

Alongside my climate news, renewable energy news, bicycling + transit news, and electric vehicle news roundups, here’s a roundup of top electric vehicle news from [&hellip



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