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Lighting the Way Forward with Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is becoming increasingly cheaper and more efficient. In promoting renewables, we can end our reliance on fossil fuels while creating new…
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EV Drive: Behind the Wheel of the 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf

As the morning sun basked across the Virginia countryside, I couldn't wait to hit the road. Read on for an up-close look at…
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DOE Looks Beyond Lithium with ‘EV Everywhere’ Grand Challenge

DOE announced $55 million in efficient-vehicle funding for 31 projects, many of which aim to realize goals set out in President Obama's "EV…
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VW Covers Sustainability Bases with Ultra Low-Carbon e-Golf

VW has elaborated the most complete vision yet of ultra low-carbon personal transportation with the introduction of the 2015 e-Golf. Besides funding conservation…
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Harley-Davidson Launches an Electric Motorcycle

Iconic American motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson Motor Co. is launching its first electric motorcycle.
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Interview: Brett Hauser, President of Greenlots and Founder of Open Charge Alliance

Despite many options and generous subsidies, only 52,835 of the 14.5 million cars sold in the U.S. in 2012 were EVs or plug-in…
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Abu Dhabi Launches Solar Car Challenge

This week at the Abu Dhabi Ascent meeting in the UAE, renewable energy company Masdar, in partnership with the Abu Dhabi National Oil…
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California Joins Push For National Fuel Cell EV Network

California joins national H2 USA partnership to kickstart the fuel cell electric vehicle market.
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Spanish Island Powered by 100 Percent Renewable Energy

El Hierro, the smallest of Spain’s Canary Islands, is set to become the world’s first land mass to be fully energy self-sufficient, when…
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3p Interview: A Conversation With an Electric Road Warrior

Norm Hajjar recently set out to set a new record with a 12,000 road trip in a Tesla Model S, to get off…
Oscar-nominated actor and longtime environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio recently purchased an EV racing team to inspire drivers to go electric.

3p Weekend: 5 Celeb-Backed Green Marketing Campaigns We Can Actually Get Behind

Celeb-backed environmental campaigns are often sigh-inducing displays of greenwashing, but we're all for giving a pat on the back when things are done…
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Clean Energy Trends 2014: New Solar Energy Capacity Exceeds Wind For First Time

Beset by geopolitical crises, spreading social unrest and economic weakness, Clean Edge's latest report highlights the high stakes associated with the energy decisions…
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3p Weekend: 8 New Electric Vehicles and Plug-Ins We Can’t Wait to Drive

EV production worldwide is projected to increase by 67 percent this year -- with some truly drool-worthy rides set to hit the market.…
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Calls New Jersey Direct-Sales Ban an ‘Affront’ on the Free Market

If you’re a New Jersey resident thinking about buying a Tesla Model S, you’d better act fast: You have until the end of…
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Electric Vehicle Performance Found to Slide in Winter

Hybrids don't do as well in winter for reasons ranging from modified winter gasoline formulations, to increased stationary warm-up time, to increased heater…