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Hey Google! Lets Reinvent Detroit Together Using Our Creative Greenius Before The Opportunivors Scavenge It

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One of the houses Power House Productions is transforming in Detroit – and none too soon. Google dudes, you have my gmail address.

GM OnStar partners with TimberRock for demo of EV solar charging and market-based regulation; OnStar Demand Response service

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that uses aggregation software and solar charging canopies with integrated storage to manage the flow of solar power to benefit the electric grid.

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Google and IEEE launch $1M challenge for downsized inverters

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Google and IEEE are emphasizing size reduction in their challenge, without targeting a specific application area such as automotive. Resources.

See You On the EPN Solar Homes Tour

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Dency charges his plug-in electric car using the clean, renewable energy he produces from the solar panels on the roof of his Hermosa Beach house.

The Solangelist Learns To Install Solar & Loves It

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By “ utility interactive&# they mean what’s commonly called grid-tied solar.  How cool is that? Who deserves that more than me?

First drive: US spec Audi A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid; 83-86 MPGe with 16-17 mile EV range

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The disc-shaped electric motor is integrated into the six-speed e-S tronic, which transfers the power to the front wheels. seconds). The A3 2.0T

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Plug In Partners to to Accelerate Plug-In Hybrid and Vehicle-to-Grid Technology , the philanthropic arm of Google Inc.

SoftBank & Bloom Energy form JV to sell SOFC Energy Servers in Japan

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With the establishment of this joint venture, SoftBank will add distributed baseload power from Bloom Energy and further encourages the domestic use of clean energy complementing its existing portfolio of renewable energy sources such as solar and wind. SoftBank Group and Bloom Energy Corp. Earlier post.). Brief

GaN company Transphorm closes $70M investment round

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Transphorm Inc, an early stage power conversion semiconductor company, announced a $70-million investment round led by global investment firm KKR. Similarly, when applied to power conversion, GaN components enable significantly more efficient, compact, and cost-effective products. —Dr. Brief

Transphorm closes $25 Million in Series D funding

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GaN (gallium nitride) power electronics provider Transphorm Inc. earlier post ) has completed a $25 million Series D financing round with Quantum Strategic Partners Ltd., a private investment fund managed by Soros Fund Management LLC, and existing investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Google Ventures, Foundation Capital and Lux Capital.

GaN company Transphorm raises $35M; Japanese firms lead round; business alliance for commercialization

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GaN (Gallium nitride) power conversion company Transphorm Inc. Today’s strategic financing, coupled with the earlier investments, enables scaling of this disruptive technology and helps eliminate energy waste in multiple markets from servers to solar panels, from HVACs to hybrids. INCJ has the capacity to invest up to ?2 Brief

Report from the REFF-Wall Street; Themes in Renewable Energy Finance

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Neil Auerbach is a Managing Partner at Hudson Clean Energy Partners which is a global private equity firm investing in renewable power, alternative fuels, energy efficiency and storage. Within the US electric power sector the biggest question was whether the Production Tax Credits (PTC) were going to be extended beyond 2008.

Schiff Amendment would provide resources to restart Plutonium-238 production for RTGs

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NASA: Expanding Frontiers with Radioisotope Power Systems. US Rep. General Purpose Heat Source Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator (GPHS-RTG).

Automakers agree on common plug to recharge electric vehicles

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Since Power = Current x Voltage you can put the same amount of power through a conductor at a lower current with a higher voltage. first!

Nissan introduces updated 2013 LEAF; US assembly in Smyrna

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While it offers the same power output (80 kW) as its predecessor, the torque is slightly reduced. 2013 Nissan LEAF. Click to enlarge.

Honda unveils Fit EV concept and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle platform at Los Angeles Auto Show

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When the Fit EV production model is introduced, it will be powered by a lithium-ion battery and coaxial electric motor. and Google, Inc.

MIT Battery Breakthrough Could Revolutionize Electric Cars : Gas 2.0

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David Herron said on March 16th, 2009 at 12:31 am Fast recharge will require huge power levels. Like this post? This is a drop in the bucket.

Bloom Energy Debuts SOFC Fuel Cell System for Distributed Generation

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For more power, customers deploy multiple Energy Servers side by side. The event was hosted at eBay Inc., Diagram of a solid oxide fuel cell.

Honda announces second plug-in vehicle testing program; Japan joins US, China may follow

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The specifics of the testing program, testing vehicles, and solar-powered charging stations made their public debut in Japan. Solar-powered charging station for the test vehicles. In the US program, the city of Torrance, California along with Stanford University and Google Inc., Click to enlarge. Honda Motor Co.,

Coming Soon – The Electric City

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And at the headquarters of Pacific Gas and Electric, utility executives are preparing “heat maps” of neighborhoods that they fear may overload the power grid in their exuberance for electric cars.&#. Battery-powered motors are more efficient than gasoline engines. Photo by Jim Wilson, New York Times. February 15, 2010.

X PRIZE Foundation Aims to Launch $100M in Prizes Over Next 10 Years, Targeting 4 Key Areas

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Clean Energy : solar/PV, wind, geothermal, hydro, tidal, biofuels. Space Transportation : beamed power propulsion, hypersonic point to point, solar power satellite. The current open prize in this area is the Google Lunar X PRIZE (GLXP). Energy & Environment. Exploration (Oceans and Space). Life Sciences. Human 2.0

Daimler opens new MB R&D center in Beijing, presents G-Code hydrogen-electric plug-in hybrid all-wheel drive concept

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Finally, the special “power on the move” suspension aids in the generation of electricity. Mercedes-Benz G-Code. Click to enlarge.

New electric concept drives itself

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A new electric car that drives itself has been developed. Upon entering ATNMBL, you are presented with a simple question: “Where can I take you?&#

Honda Introducing BEV and PHEV to US and Japan in 2012; Demonstration Programs in US Begin This Year

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By the end of 2010 and continuing through 2011, Honda will roll out a battery-electric vehicle demonstration program in the US with participants, including Stanford University, Google Inc. BEV and PHEV demonstration programs will begin later this year in the US. and the City of Torrance, Calif. Battery electric vehicle. Diesel engines.

Electric Car Manufacturers Inspire New Paradigms -- Seeking Alpha

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Creature comforts include air conditioning, power steering, sunroof, and electric windows and mirrors. market b y the end of 2009. before 2010.

US lawmakers to de-silence electric cars • The Register

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The bill, S. Sounds like noise to us, though. After all, what else would work? Smell? Sounds fair. Not being injured or killed is a reasonable request.

Car Companies Standardize Plug for Electric Vehicles : Gas 2.0

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

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They have plenty of power, and storage. Video CTIA 2009 Preview Digital Media YouTubes legal end-run irks Korean officials Google has provoked the wrath of government officials through its resistance to a law prohibiting anonymous YouTube uploads and comments. GM is touting other features as well. mail Martin. Nooooo! Two wheelers?

More Electric Cars in Las Vegas with Stan Hanel's Story on the RAR'ster. with EVJerr Back to Webblogging, Sunday, 13 September 2009

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Michael purchased a new white Tesla Roadster with the intention of making a cross-country trip that would be powered only by homegrown American electrons. These RV parks normally provide these electrical outlets to large gas-powered RVs that make these cross-country journeys on a regular basis. Corporate sponsorship for the RAR ( www.

Smart-grid project matches wind to electric cars | Green Tech - CNET News

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The EDISON (Electric Vehicles in a Distributed and Integrated Market using Sustainable Energy and Open Networks) research consortium will seek to match power generation from wind turbines on the island of Bornholm, Denmark, with the power consumption of charging plug-in electric cars. mail Martin. per barrel. very nice. Uhm ok.

The electric car and grid parity -

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The solar market, for example, has been around for some time, but it has been a fringe technology in commercial terms. Inappropriate? Alert us.

Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

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Solar, Wind and Biofuels Grew 53 Percent in 2008 Green Education = Environmental Religion? Several early models of passenger vehicles have enough energy stored in advanced batteries to power several homes for hours. Hybrid electric buses and heavy trucks could power many homes or a school or a hospital in an emergency.

Electric Car Makers: Oregon Wants You - Green Inc. Blog -

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Powered by Blogrunner Previous post The Promise of a Better Light Bulb? If you charge with solar, is way less. — Kaare Nilsen 2.

2010 Aptera 2e First Drive and Video on Inside Line

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With the suspension dialed in and the motor and the power electronics set for maximum performance, Punch is fun to drive. STORY TOOLS Digg this!

Rapid Charging Electric Cars: How Fast, How Soon?

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Power & Associates’ alternative powertrain specialist for North America, how realistic it would be for a driver to charge up at a 480V outlet during a long road trip. “A 480V outlet is a little unusual,&# used mostly for higher-power industrial applications, Omotoso said. Email « Is It a Solar Bottom?

Where Plug-In Hybrid Conversions (mostly Priuses) Are

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Our PRIUS+ Project Photos PHEV Resources Global Warming Take Action News and Events Contact Us Where Plug-In Hybrid Conversions (mostly Priuses) Are This is a mirror of the map at Googles RechargeIt site (including icons for YouTube videos on both PHEVs and EVs). Burbank Water and Power 2007 Prius by Energy CS, May 2007, (Burbank, CA).