MassCEC Approves $5M Forgivable Loan for A123 Systems; Targeted at Expansion for Grid Storage Systems

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The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) has approved a $5-million forgivable loan for Li-ion battery manufacturer A123 Systems contingent on its hitting job creation and private investment milestones. The expansion was supported by a $249 million federal stimulus US Department of Energy grant designed to accelerate the manufacturing and deployment of the next generation of batteries for plug-in hybrid and all-electric automobiles.

GM: Let's Hash Out Open Plug-In Car Standards

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

As we’ve noted before , a lower-power version of it was published back in 2001, specifying charging hardware interface and coupler system.

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Worldwatch Institute report finds global energy intensity increased in 2010 for second year in a row

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Since the early 2000s, the Korean government and industry have sought actively to shift the country’s energy use patterns by focusing more on advanced technology R&D and clean energy initiatives. From 2001 to 2010, the rate dropped to 0.03%. Global energy intensity, 1981-2010.

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The Most Powerful Greenius In America

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But now all of you can do the same things I did, and you’ll soon be able to get some government stimulus money to use instead of the savings you no longer have. Then I’ll be generating my own clean, renewable power and wait till you see what I do with that.

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