Electrify America to provide Harley-Davidson LiveWire owners with nationwide charging plan

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Electrify America announced an agreement with Harley-Davidson to provide owners of its first all-electric motorcycle—the Harley-Davidson LiveWire ( earlier post )—with the per minute equivalent of 500 kWh of complimentary charging over two years at Electrify America stations nationwide.

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Electrify America collaborating with nine additional companies to host more than 30 ultra-fast electric vehicle charging stations

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The companies, ranging from popular grocery store chains to retail shopping centers, will help expand the availability of electric vehicle DC fast charging for customers who drive or are considering purchasing an EV. More than 20 of the new charging sites will be located in California. The chargers are also compatible with many of today’s electric vehicles that are capable of charging at speeds up to 150kW. Electric (Battery) Infrastructure

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Electrify America launches EV charging app, membership options; plans ~20% price reduction off current rates

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The Locate a Charger feature shows you the charging stations in your area, how many of each type of charger are at the station, and which ones are currently available. Members will receive an additional discount off of the standard pricing. Electric (Battery) Infrastructure

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Rutgers study: facial and head injuries from electric scooters “a rising epidemic”

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The study, published in the American Journal of Otolaryngology , analyzed records in the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s National Electronic Injury Surveillance system between 2008 and 2017 to determine the types and frequency of head and facial injuries resulting from motorized scooters. The incidence of motorized scooter related craniofacial trauma is rising, resulting in thousands of ED visits annually.

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Electrify America, Walmart complete >120 ultra-fast charging stations at Walmart Stores

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Chargers at this power can charge a vehicle at speeds of up to 20 miles of range per minute. Electrify America’s continued collaboration with Walmart is expected to make the retailer one of the largest retail hosts of electric vehicle charging stations across the United States, and reinforces Walmart’s broader mission to spark collective action—alongside key partners—to drive environmental sustainability and provide customers access to sustainable options.

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New UMTRI paper reviews major advantages and disadvantages of battery-electric and fuel-cell vehicles

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A new report from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) reviews the major advantages and disadvantages associated with battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) and fuel-cell vehicles (FCVs). mp and a fuel price of $2.35

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EIA: California home to almost half of US plug-in electric vehicles

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Total US sales of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs)—battery electric and plug-in hybrid electric—have increased in recent years, but still represent only about 0.7% of new vehicle sales in 2014 so far, up from 0.6%

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Quallion Selects Palmdale, Calif. For New Lithium-Ion Battery Manufacturing Facility

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Quallion LLC, a leading developer of customized lithium ion batteries, has selected Palmdale, Calif., as the location for a new $220 million battery manufacturing plant. million in incentives have been offered to Quallion by the City of Palmdale for the development of the facility. Proposed incentives include tax credits, fee waivers and the sale of 9.65 acres of land in the Fairway Business Park for the price of $1.

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Electrify America launches first mobile app, new membership options and new power-level pricing structure

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Electrify America, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Volkswagen Group of America that is investing $2 billion over 10 years in Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) infrastructure, education and access, has launched its first mobile app; a new pricing structure; and two new membership plans to help increase electric vehicle adoption. Electrify America also is introducing power-level pricing, an all-new pricing structure developed to support EVs capable of charging at faster speeds.

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Quallion Seeking $9M from California Energy Commission in Cost Sharing for Li-Ion Battery Manufacturing Facility

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Quallion LLC has submitted a final proposal to the California Energy Commission for cost sharing on the expansion of the company’s California lithium-ion battery manufacturing facilities. If its DOE and Energy Commission bids are granted, Quallion will begin construction of a new lithium-ion battery manufacturing facility immediately in southern California, with a completion target of 2012. exist in 24 states and the District of Columbia.

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ICCT study finds state EV incentives playing a significant role in driving sales

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A study by a team from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) shows that state electric vehicle incentives are playing a significant early role in reducing the effective cost of ownership and driving electric vehicle sales. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins Policy Sales

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Axion Power’s PbC PowerCube battery energy storage system integrated into PJM utility grid

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the developer of advanced lead­carbon PbC batteries and energy storage systems ( earlier post ), announced that its PowerCube battery energy storage and battery system is being integrated as a power resource for the PJM Regulation Market, which serves 58 million people in all or parts of 13 states and the District of Columbia. We see this project as a great way to demonstrate the effectiveness and versatility of the PowerCube.

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CARB Approves THINK City as Type II ZEV

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The approval paves the way for THINK to sell the all-electric THINK City in California, 12 other states and the District of Columbia that have adopted California’s ZEV requirements. The THINK City has a range of 100 miles, which meets CARB’s Type II ZEV Tier requirements, and uses an advanced lithium-ion battery developed by Ener1. THINK plans to roll out retail distribution in select cities in the second half of 2011.

CMU study finds controlled EV charging can reduce generation cost, but at greater health and environmental costs depending upon the generation mix

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Results from the study also suggest that with sufficient coal plant retirement and sufficient wind power, controlled charging could result in positive net benefits instead of negative. other parts of the US and the world could be different.

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Honda joins vehicle-to-grid technology demonstration project in partnership with University of Delaware and NRG Energy

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Honda has joined a demonstration project for experimental vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology aimed at providing a potentially valuable energy storage resource to the electrical grid while providing for more cost-effective ownership of plug-in electric vehicles. The Honda technology builds off of the research conducted by the University of Delaware and now supported by NRG Energy, Inc. The ev2g project is designed to answer a number of questions, including: Inverter.

Maxwell supplying ultracaps to ABB for hybrid version of Philadelphia rail energy recuperation system

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ABB will install a hybrid version of its high-efficiency ENVILINE wayside energy recovery and storage system for the Southeast Pennsylvania Transit Authority’s (SEPTA) light rail system serving the greater Philadelphia area. Rather than having the braking energy be dissipated, the ENVILINE Energy Recuperation System (ERS) saves the surplus braking energy of the train by returning it back to the AC grid. Maxwell Technologies, Inc.

Chevrolet begins taking orders in all 50 US states for 2012 Volt; $1K drop in starting price

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The suggested retail price for the Volt will start at $39,995 (or $32,495 assuming a full federal tax credit of $7,500, which is subject to the customer’s eligibility). The starting price of the 2012 model is more than $1,000 below the 2011 base model. The lower base price is possible in part because of a wider range of options and configurations that come with the expansion of Volt production for sale nationally, GM said.

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ECOtality installs first DC fast charger in Tennessee

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This is the first of 12 Cracker Barrel locations statewide that will install DC Fast Chargers as a part of The EV Project. The stations are able to charge a battery to 80% capacity in under 30 minutes. —Jonathan Read, CEO of ECOtality. The project will provide an EV infrastructure to support the deployment of 8,300 EVs.

PJM/Better Place study finds unmanaged charging of 1M electric cars could add $750M in annual wholesale energy costs; need for CNO-managed smart charging

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PJM Interconnection is a regional transmission organization (RTO) that coordinates the movement of wholesale electricity in all or parts of 13 states and the District of Columbia. Consumers who choose to leverage time-of-use (TOU) pricing can see some price relief—less than 10% annually—but the wholesale energy business would still feel the impact of ad hoc charging. A histogram of EV penetration is shown in (b).

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California Congressional Delegation Backing Quallions Bid for DOE Li-ion Funding

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On behalf of the California Congressional Delegation, Representative Brad Sherman has submitted a letter to the US Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu supporting Quallion LLC’s application for funding under the Department of Energy’s Electric Drive and Vehicle Battery and Component Manufacturing Initiative. The state of California has some of the most rigorous laws, which have a minimum fine of $300 for idling, up to $10,000.

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DOE to award $11M to 20 new Clean Cities projects for alt fuel cars and trucks

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is [link] about $11 million to 20 new projects to help states and local governments to develop the infrastructure, training, and regional planning needed to help meet the demand for alternative fuel cars and trucks, including vehicles that run on natural gas, electricity, and propane. Management District. City of Austin, Austin. The Michigan Fuel Forward project will work with a wide range of partners. Council of. Department of.

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