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WWL is based on a simple idea that websites like ours have bilingual readers without knowing it. We're proud to announce that we are one of the first sites to join the Worldwide Lexicon ( It's a new service that will enable us to publish in dozens of languages. To contribute, just go to [link].

Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

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Cleantech Blog, the premier cleantech site for commentary on news and technology relating to clean tech, greentech, energy, climate change and carbon, and the environment. Blog Archive ▼ 2009 (52) ▼ April (6) Waxman-Markey and REDD BlogRoll Review: Space Beams, Leaded Batteries, an. Carbon trading vs t.

Electric Cars and a Smarter Grid - Green Inc. Blog -

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission , which regulates interstate transmission of electricity, is on board with the idea. but not all of it.

Electric-Car Fans Rally Around the Volt - Green Inc. Blog -

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April 18, 2009 3:46 pm Link The Volt is a great idea and it looks magnificent, but they are out of their minds.!!! rolls toward bankruptcy.

100 Tesla Model S Cars Join Las Vegas Project 100 Sharing Scheme

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Not a far-fetched idea, since you're reading a blog called "Green Car Reports".) Let's assume for a moment that you're interested in electric cars. You're intrigued by the growing number of options in extended-range vehicles like the Chevrolet Volt, but most of all, you're interested in fully electric rides.

Thankful To Be Home — And ALIVE!

Creative Greenius

“I still have no idea what you’re talking about.” Jesus, it’s not about your stupid blog.” Thanksgiving.

On Prius

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There's much I should be blogging these days and hopefully will shortly. Check out the blog Stuff White People Like on the Prius. Reminds me to blog about that Lexus ad campaign casting a spell around the letter h. I'll get to them. But for now, enjoy a pointed chuckle. In the 1980s it was the Saab and the Volvo.

Chrysler unveils new electric minivan for the US Postal Service

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Your comments: Remember me E-Mail me when someone replies to this comment Please keep your comments relevant to this blog entry. Postal Service.

Ford, GM rolling out third-party developer programs for in-vehicle apps

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Developers who have a great idea for an app but need some help building it can turn to jacAPPS—the recommended mobile app development house for the Ford Developer Program. The portal also will host a blog for developers to keep them informed on the latest news and information. Ford Developer Program. Music and Entertainment.

Wiring up the Controller Harness

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

Here's the harness plugged into the controller and fed through the two-inch computer grommet from the last blog entry.

National Academy of Science hosting Sackler Colloquium on the science of science communication

Green Car Congress

Discussions over science are often freighted with cultural, political, and moral perspectives, making the task of communicating scientific ideas even more challenging. The Arthur M. Sackler Colloquia address scientific topics of broad and current interest that cut across the boundaries of traditional disciplines. Brief

Cautious Optimism

Open Source Civic EV Kit

Thanks to all who responded for your ideas and well wishes. Nope: The circuit still behaved as if the opto-coupler latched closed. Yowzers!

The electric car and grid parity -

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and Mark Brady, the departments sustainable development liaison. See more in Economy Send To A Friend | Print this | Permalink Reddit Digg

Hacking the Regen System and Fixing Acceleration

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In a comment to a prior blog entry, Paul J suggested that I try using the brake light signal from the brake pedal to activate the regenerative system.

All American "Spirit" Noted on Yuma's KYMA Website as of Wednesday, 9 December 2009 -

Spirit of DC - PHEV3A

Cheers EVADC'rs, PHEV'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - Just a short entry until a YOU TUBE link (fingers crossed!) is obtained -- from Yuma's KYMA Channel 11 website , th e below entry, as copied and pasted to the blog, at least documented the All American "Spirit of DC" being in Yuma, AZ. into a new era of technology.

Arc 1 Conversion Journal 3/3/2012

DIY Electric Car

It has been about 5 months since I posted my first blog about converting my car to electricity. My professional life has kept me busy, but I still have made good progress on my conversion. Winter 2011-2012: Engine Bay and Under-car: The car is now completely gas-less. only need existing wiring for lights, horns, wipers, rear defroster, etc.

Obama embraces PHEVs

Plug In Partners

The Grist Magazine blog has posted the complete speech here. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) delivered a major speech on energy independence yesterday.

Volt, Re-Volt, No Volt - Will CARB Revolt?

Plugs and Cars

In January GM announced the Volt, a smart idea that makes use of the two existing primary energy infrastructures - the electric grid and gasoline stations. Sharon Terlep's story doesn't mention it, but in the hydrogen Volt GM has made another arbitrary decision, as announced on GM's Volt blog. Although General Motors Corp.'s

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Flawed PHEV report has legs

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Because people naturally, logically believe electric cars are a good idea. One of the many smaller media outlets and blogs to pick up the story got the message. There has never been a shortage of stories in the press denigrating plug-in electric cars. As electric cars seek a place in the market, expect more such stories. Stacked deck?

Automakers agree on common plug to recharge electric vehicles

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The "normal plug" idea doesnt neccessarily work dude. And personally I like better simple solutions. Who even knows if they are a member of SAE.

Thoughts on the Kit and Belktronix System

Open Source Civic EV Kit

It makes shifting much easier and makes the car feel like a regular vehicle Choosing AGM batteries was a great idea. think I captured quite a bit of stuff in pictures on the blog, but the official document is only about a third done and not reviewed. Good points about the open-source Civic-Kit: I really appreciate keeping the clutch.

Greenius On The Green Scene - The South Bay Report

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The green story of Dency Nelson is worth an entire blog onto itself, but he’s far too busy and actively involved to ever have time for that. 

Labour's £5,000 sweetener to launch electric car revolution | Environment | The Guardian

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What weve got to get people used to is the idea that electric cars will become quite normal, quite usual," said Hoon. My Web

Opinions and Rants

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

For those of you who have read my blog entries in the past, you know I've blown up the internal FETs of the DC-DC over five times and spent countless hours reverse-engineering the circuit with experts at work to see just what could possibly be wrong with the system. guess I've been working with a faulty unit for the duration.

The Cat Is Still On The Roof – And The Roof! The Roof! The Roof Is On Fire!

Creative Greenius

Worried about your finances and the crash of the economy?  That ain’t nothing compared to what’s on tap for you next. “What!?

Aptera delays 2e until 2010

Revenge of the Electric Car

Here is the full text of the blog post, and the Press Release from Aptera Motors: [link]. Aptera’s other co-founder, Steve Fambro, who started tinkering with the idea of building an aerodynamic vehicle five years ago, is taking a short leave of absence and will re-engage with the company in the new year. Source: Aptera Motors].

GM Proposes Electric Car Plug Standard - GoodCleanTech

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Autoblog Green Cleantech Blog Cleantech Group CNETs Green Tech Earth2Tech EcoGeek Ecotality Green Inc. Sounds good to us; driving the upcoming Chevy Volt 200 miles only to find out the cars charger plug doesnt fit the jack at the hotel sure isnt my idea of a good time. Add our RSS Feed to your favorite feed reader. Got a Question?

Intel Founder: Look to Silicon Valley for Electric Car Development - GoodCleanTech

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Autoblog Green Cleantech Blog Cleantech Group CNETs Green Tech Earth2Tech EcoGeek Ecotality Green Inc. Got a Question? Comment? mail us!

Electric Car Manufacturers Inspire New Paradigms -- Seeking Alpha

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Feature your company/blog/book Interview a contributor Whats New? market b y the end of 2009. Think has established a U.S. before 2010.

The Most Powerful Greenius In America

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FOLLOW ME IF YOU WANT TO LIVE. Won’t that be fun?! year ago for the same period we used 480 kWh which cost us $72.17. kilowatt hours to 11.16

GM, Segway partner on two-wheel city vehicle | Green Tech - CNET News

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Photos: GM, Segway purr about PUMA Martin LaMonica is a senior writer for CNETs Green Tech blog. Reply to this comment by TotallyMadeUpName April 7, 2009 7:34 AM PDT Bike lanes were designed with the idea of carrying vehicles that are about 2 feet wide, with , of course, padding on each side. GM is touting other features as well.

Urban transport | Two wheels good | The Economist

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People actually love the idea of a bicycle that does not need pedalling. Exchange ideas in the boardroom. “What is it? An electric?

Solar Powered Greenius Producing Massive South Bay Energy

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Most have no idea.  It’s not their fault either – their local governments and the mainstream media have failed them big time. 

VIDEO: Driving a Tesla-powered Smart

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Your comments: Remember me E-Mail me when someone replies to this comment Please keep your comments relevant to this blog entry. and 49 mpg.

A Brief Look at Today's Plug-in Hybrid and Electric Vehicles and the Companies That Are Revolutionizing an Old Industry - Yahoo! Finance

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Services Things To Do Read Our Blog Send Feedback Check Stock Quotes Search Homes for Sale Check Home Values Find a New Car Search Jobs Across the Web Yahoo! Markets close in 5 hours and 43 minutes. Press Release Source: Floyd Associates, Inc. The battery capacity that is needed for an all-electricvehicle iscurrently very costly. Try Now.

Greenlings: Benefits of charging stations vs. battery swaps vs. home charging

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Maybe you should ask some engineers at the local power utility before you go shooting your mouth off, decrying how the idea will never fly.


Smart Grids, Electric Vehicles: A Financial Win-Win for All -- Seeking Alpha

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Seeking Alpha Home The Macro View Stocks & Sectors Global Markets ETFs Investing Ideas Breaking News Transcripts Register | Login Email: Password: Forgot Your Password? free car on a four-year plan in France is another idea mentioned by Shai Agassi, CEO of Project Better Place. Smart meters and substations will be integral.

Lotus and Harmon partner up to add sound to hybrids

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Your comments: Remember me E-Mail me when someone replies to this comment Please keep your comments relevant to this blog entry. Hmm?!?!

CalCars and PHEVs Frequently Asked Questions

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love the idea of powering my car from solar power. About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Car-Makers Say. ").

Rapid Charging Electric Cars: How Fast, How Soon?

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For on-the-go juice ups, the idea is to exchange your dead battery for a fresh one owned by Better Place. Than… 10 Monitoring Tools Bringing Smart Energy Home Technology news - Techvibes Blog : [.] For the standard version, Tesla plans to use a battery that can recharge at a typical 220V outlet in about four hours. Then I get 5.6