Thursday - 1 October 2009. Reporting Out on the Tour de AZ; "Spirit of DC" Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle All Around ARIZONA -- a new PHEV3A

Spirit of DC - PHEV3A

Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVANC'rs, EVnthusiasts, One & All - Here's a re-worked in part email sent to Michelle in Public Affairs at AAA of Arizona: Cheers Michelle, AAA Public Relations - Above you can see frontpiece to the website, and a July 2009 picture of the All American "Spirit" as the advance scout vehicle for the successful Tesla EVenture - the pure electric Tesla on a Sportscar run from New York to California. The general theme (and purpose) is: Plug-in Arizona!

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"Plug-in Arizona Educational Tour" Update -- "Spirit of DC's" Visit to Nogales High School with Nogales International Reporter, Tuesday, 24 Nov 2009

Spirit of DC - PHEV3A

It initiated the start of the "Plug-in Arizona Educational Tour" for educating one AZ County at a time! Plug-ins can be moving the USA to regain its energy independence with good ole homegrown American, if not Arizona solar, electrons! After all, if the US Stimulus Package program could do "Cash for Clunkers," then why not "Cash for Conversions!". Next, upcoming EVents for "Plug-in Arizona Educational Tour" within the next two weeks (fingers crossed!)

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Coming Soon – The Electric City

Revenge of the Electric Car

Several thousand Leafs made in Japan will be delivered to metropolitan areas in California, Arizona, Washington state, Oregon and Tennessee. Under last year’s stimulus package, nearly $200 million will support Nissan’s introduction of the Leaf by permitting the installation of 13,000 charging stations around cities in Oregon, Washington, California, Arizona and Tennessee in the next year or so. Photo by Jim Wilson, New York Times.

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US Geothermal Power Could Top 10 Gigawatts, New Industry Report Says

Green Car Congress

Arizona. We hope the tax, loan guarantee, and DOE spending provisions of the stimulus bill will help turn this around, but there have been delays implementing these initiatives by the federal agencies. A new report by the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) shows strong growth in new geothermal power projects continuing through 2009.

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Underwriters Laboratories Named Exclusive Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory for The EV Project

Green Car Congress

The EV Project began in October 2009 when ECOtality’s eTec was awarded a federal stimulus grant of nearly $100 million from the DOE, and will deploy 4,700 Nissan LEAF EVs for the three-year study. Underwriters Laboratories (UL) was recently named the exclusive Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory for The EV Project ( earlier post ), a large-scale study of electric vehicle (EV) charging station infrastructure.

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Rapid Charging Electric Cars: How Fast, How Soon?

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

The Renault-Nissan Alliance launched a pilot project in Arizona earlier this month to test out a charging network ahead of the planned 2010 launch of its electric vehicle. WebWorkerDaily] GE Looking to Tap $2 Trillion of Stimulus Spending [Earth2Tech] Security Exaggeration or Real Threat: Is This the End of an Apple Era?

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