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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…
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Greenlots Introduces Open-Standards EV Charging

Based in San Francisco, Greenlots is global provider of open-standard technology solutions for electric vehicle networks -- allowing for automated demand response between…
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Electric Scooter Share Business ‘Scoot,’ Grows in San Francisco

Over the past 16 months, Scoot has enabled 10,000 rides while covering an aggregate distance of more than 50,000 miles. The company estimates…
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Ford CEO Alan Mulally Talks Straight with Bloggers at Detroit Auto Show

CEO Alan Mulally said Ford will continue to improve fuel economy across their range, asserting that the internal combustion engine won't be going…
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US Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Nearly Double In 2013

Sales of plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles almost doubled in the U.S. between 2012 and 2013, with an 84 percent jump to 96,600…
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Leonardo DiCaprio Launches Electric Vehicle Racing Team

High-performance electric vehicle manufacturer Venturi Automobiles is joining forces with actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio to enter a racing team in the…
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Coca-Cola Converts to Hybrid Service Vans

Coca-Cola, the the largest beverage company in the world, with over 500 brands, recently announced that it is converting all of its 2014…
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What Does Mass Adoption of Electric Vehicles Mean for the Grid?

In a Texas study, only 22 percent of weekday EV charging occurred during peak demand hours, and better still, those participants in the…
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PlugInsights Says More Fast Chargers Will Alleviate EV Range Anxiety

PlugInsights believes the solution to overcome the BEV leash problem lies in greater deployment of level 3 fast chargers which would allow a…