Oregon Has More Electric-Car Fast Charging Sites Than.Germany

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When talking about electric cars and early adopters, the state of Oregon often seems like the Little Engine That Could. Germany plug-in cars state laws charging infrastructure Fast Charging Oregon Electric HighwayIt's the only state to have appointed an Electric Car Czar as a state employee, it started work on the West Coast Electric Highway fully five years ago (California is just now funding its share of those chraging sites), and it.

Oregon's largest utilities plan to boost electric-car adoption

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Two weeks ago, California utility PG&E received approved to install 7,500 public charging stations for plug-in vehicles. Now, Oregon's two largest utility companies have filed plans to. electric utilities plug-in cars Charging station charging infrastructure education OregonIt's clear that after several years of electric-car sales, electric utilities see a role to be played in providing the infrastructure to make them practical.

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Oregon Debates EV Charging Stations: Cost Or Benefit For Utility Customers?

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Yet in Oregon, a proposal that would let utility companies invest in regional charging infrastructure—and make that transition a little easier, perhaps—is. Politics Electric Car plug-in cars regulation charging infrastructure Fast Charging OregonElectric-car ownership allows you to break free from petroleum dependence—and to instead plug in and spend your energy dollars locally and regionally, on energy from the grid.

Oregon mulls bonuses for salespeople who sell electric cars

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The Beaver State, otherwise known as Oregon, may implement an intriguing solution to spur higher sales of electric vehicles. A new piece of legislation introduced in the state senate calls for a $1 million fund to provide $250 bonuses to salespeople each time they sell an electric vehicle, according to Charged. sales dealers incentives New car sales Dealership plug-in cars state laws Oregon

Honda Clarity Electric in California and Oregon dealerships; $269/mo

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The 2017 Honda Clarity Electric sedan arrived at the beginning of August in select dealerships in California and Oregon. In addition, if they apply, California and Oregon customers may qualify for their state’s rebates of $2,500 once they become available.

Oregon incentives to shift from hybrids to plug-ins

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Oregon's House has passed a bill to end the $1500 tax credit for conventional hybrid vehicles on the last day of 2009. Limits tax credits for gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles that are not designed for electric plug-in charging to vehicles purchased before January 1, 2010. Tags: kulongoski plug-in hybrid oregon battery electric car After that point only plug-in vehicles qualify.

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Oregon's Electric-Car Czar Heads For PlugShare After 5 Years

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For the past couple of years, Oregon has been unique among the states that promote electric cars. That''s because it created a position within its Department of Transportation for a "Chief EV Officer"--a person charged specifically with overseeing efforts to encourage electric-car adoption. plug-in cars transportation policy PlugShare Oregon

Oregon State researchers demonstrate potassium-ion (K-ion) battery

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Researchers at Oregon State University have shown that potassium can work with graphite in a potassium-ion battery (KIB)—a discovery that could offer a challenge and sustainable alternative to the widely-used lithium-ion battery (LIB).

Electric-Car Incentive Considered In Oregon: $3,000 "Cash On The Hood"

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Oregon has quite the reputation for being electric-vehicle friendly. That reputation holds true if you already own an EV—the state’s a wonderland in terms of charging infrastructure—but for those who want to replace the fossil-fuel burner, the state hasn’t helped make the path to EV ownership any easier. Incentives and Rebates Oregon portland

Electric car charging heads to Oregon

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Drivers on the I-5 corridor from the California state line to the Willamette Valley should be on the lookout for some new level three electric vehicle fast charging stations from AeroVironment, Inc. The company was selected by the Oregon Department of Transportation as part of its West Coast Green Highway vision and will install the [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news AeroVironment electric car charging I-5 corridor Oregon

Hillsboro, Oregon Goes Live with Level 2 EV Charging Stations

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The City of Hillsboro is the first in the State of Oregon to install Coulomb Technologies’ Level II ChargePoint Networked Charging Stations for plug-in and electric vehicles. The thirteen Level II charging stations are now installed in downtown Hillsboro at their new green intermodal transit facility. The charging stations are available for public use and located 15 miles outside of Portland.

2015 Fiat 500e models now available at studios in California and Oregon

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The battery-electric Fiat 500e is now available as a 2015 model year at Fiat studios in California and Oregon for $199 a month for 36 months with $999 due at signing. Sales of the Fiat 500e expanded to Oregon earlier this year.

Oregon opens first phase of West Coast Electric Highway

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The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), along with charging station partner AeroVironment and the Oregon Department of Energy (ODOE), opened the first phase of the West Coast Electric Highway, which is anticipated to eventually stretch along Interstate 5 from the Canadian to Mexican borders. Each location has two charging stations including one DC fast charger.

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Triple A is planning to add mobile charging units in California, Florida, Georgia, Oregon, Tennessee and Washington.including some with 500V charging capability New treatment for range anxiety: AAA.

West Coast Electric Highway To Fill In California Fast-Charging Stations

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The West Coast Electric Highway has steadily grown over the years, providing electric-car drivers with charging infrastructure to make trips longer than their cars' rated ranges. It's a network of public charging stations that actually spreads across multiple highways, with I-5 serving as the backbone. Green California Electric Highway Fast Charging Oregon Washington State charging infrastructure plug-in cars

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Hillsboro, Oregon to Install 16 Coulomb Charging Stations

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The City of Hillsboro, Oregon plans to deploy 16 Coulomb Technologies ChargePoint Networked Charging Stations for plug-in and electric vehicles. The charging stations will be installed in downtown Hillsboro, including at a new intermodal transit facility to be built in 2009. The charging stations, available for public use, are part of the city’s large-scale sustainability and green movement.

Portland, Oregon: Why Is It A Leading Electric Vehicle Market?

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No question about it, Portland, Oregon, is an early-adopter market for electric vehicles, and one of the leading EV markets in the U.S. The Rose City, as it's nicknamed, is already home to the first—and only, with the Vacaville, California charger down—publicly accessible Level 3 quick-charging station in the U.S.,

Oregon Department of Transportation Issues RFP for Electric Vehicle Charging Station Equipment

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The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has issued a first-in-the-nation solicitation for charging equipment to service electric vehicles (EVs). At the request of local entities and electric utilities throughout the state, ODOT is using its public/private partnership authority to establish consistent standards and uniformity in building an EV charging infrastructure for Oregon. Gail Achterman, chair of the Oregon Transportation Commission.

Chevrolet Spark EV priced below $25,000 with tax incentives; Oregon and Canada added to markets

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GM expects the Spark EV to have among the best EV battery range in its segment and be the first electric vehicle to offer SAE Combo DC Fast Charging capability, when it goes on sale next summer. In addition to previously announced markets including California and South Korea, Spark EV will also go on sale in participating dealerships throughout Oregon, Canada and other global markets.

Oregon DOT selects AeroVironment for 22 EV fast chargers along transportation corridors

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The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has selected AeroVironment to supply, install, operate and maintain twenty-two (22) electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging stations along major transportation corridors and travel destinations in northwest Oregon. AeroVironment will install the fast charging stations at existing, convenient commercial host locations in 22 targeted communities identified by ODOT, allowing EV drivers to recharge in as little as 15 to 20 minutes.

2013 Honda Fit EV begins leasing 20 July in California and Oregon for $389/month

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The Fit EV will be available for lease-only in key markets in Oregon and California, after which availability will expand to six East Coast markets in early 2013. Fit EV. Click to enlarge.

Portland Airport Adds 42 Electric-Car Chargers, At 120 Volts; Here's Why

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When it comes to electric-car charging, speed is typically as important as availability. Installing more charging stations is important, but it's generally thought that they need to charge a car as quickly as possible, to lessen any inconvenience to owners. portland plug-in cars charging charging infrastructure Oregon

Curbside EV Charging Comes to Portland OR

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Curbside EV Charging Stations are sprouting in Portland Oregon. Full story here. Hat tip to David W

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Chargeway: the best electric-car idea you've never heard of

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In New Jersey and Oregon, someone else does this for you.) Electric-car charging isn't quite that simple. plug-in cars charging Charging station SAE J-1772 ChaDeMo quick-charge standard charging infrastructure education Fast Charging Tesla Supercharger Combined Charging Standard (CCS Pretty much everyone knows how to put fuel into a conventional car.

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Oregon Joins Long Trail Of Pacific Coast Electric Car Charge Stations

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It may not be long before electric car owners on America's Pacific coast can drive all the way from Canada to Mexico--using quick-charge stations. Thanks to Oregon's new 'electric highway', it's now possible to charge an electric car every 25 miles down a 200-mile stretch of Interstate 5. That, says NBC News, makes it the longest stretch of

AeroVironment to install Level 3 fast chargers along I5 in Oregon

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The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODoT) has selected AeroVironment, Inc. to install high-power Level 3 electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations along the I-5 corridor from the California state line to the Willamette Valley. This will be part of the West Coast Green Highway , a vision for safe and consistent charging infrastructure spanning the West Coast from San Diego to Vancouver, B.C.

Most electric-car-friendly U.S. cities: latest rankings: Portland on top

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And those officials do everything from expanding charging infrastructure to implementing incentives like. portland plug-in cars cities transportation policy charging infrastructure OregonSince modern electric cars went on sale in volume five years ago, some cities have been more eager to promote them than others. Officials in those cities find electric cars attractive for their ability to reduce pollution,among other reasons.

Navistar First Launching eStar All-Electric Truck Sales in Portland, Oregon

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Portland, Oregon will be the initial launch market for Navistar’s new eStar electric truck. This Class 2c-3 electric truck has a range of 100 miles per charge, making it ideal for many urban applications. Earlier post.). Navistar also announced its eStar dealer for the Pacific Northwest market: Cascadia International Trucks of Tacoma, Wash.

Mitsubishi Confirms i MiEV headed for US; Oregon and Portland General Electric Join Partnership Program

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Kurihara also announced that the State of Oregon and Portland General Electric (PGE) are joining Mitsubishi in the i MiEV partnership program. PGE is rolling out a network of charging stations across its service territory in Oregon and the addition of i MiEVs further facilitates its support of next-generation electric vehicles. PGE currently has more than a dozen charging stations up and running.

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Mr. Kulongoski wants to make Oregon the go-to state for electric vehicle production. At a press event on Monday, Oregon’s governor, Ted Kulongoski, was talking up Nissan’s previously announced partnership with the state. electric car race with i MiEV in Oregon?

New York to test and evaluate 5 New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE electric buses

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The New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), acting through the New York City Transit Authority (NYCT), will launch its electric bus test and evaluation program of five Xcelsior CHARGE battery-electric, forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses. For the program, New Flyer integrated battery technology from XALT Energy with high-efficiency electric motors and rapid overhead charging systems from Siemens.

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What Comes First, The Car Or The Charger? Portland, Oregon Answers

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Are electric cars being held back by a lack of convenient charging points? Or do more electric cars need to be produced in order for a demand for electric vehicle charging points to be large enough to justify installing them? And should charging stations be ones offering a 240V, 30A top-off charge, or should they be fast chargers offering an 80

Rechargeable Zinc-Air Battery Company Approved to Receive $6.8M in Loans and Tax Credits from the State of Oregon and City of Portland

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ReVolt Technology, LLC, a company that is developing rechargeable zinc-air batteries ( earlier post ), has been approved to receive a package of loans and tax credits from Oregon and Portland authorities totaling approximately $6.8 million, including support from the Oregon Department of Energy’s Small Scale Energy Loan Program (SELP), which is intended to promote energy conservation and renewable energy resource development.

GM selects AeroVironment EVSE-RS as official home charging station for 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

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s EVSE-RS as the official charging station accessory for the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV. As an official accessory, AeroVironment’s 32A (a slight boost up from the 30A models in the rest of the EVSE-RS range ) charging station will be labeled with its own GM part number and will be available through Chevrolet dealerships. General Motors Company has named AeroVironment, Inc.’s

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AeroVironment and Recargo introduce Pay With PlugShare for West Coast Electric Highway’s fast charging network

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AeroVironment and Recargo, developer of PlugShare , the most extensive map of electric vehicle charging stations, introduced a new smartphone-based easy payment option for EV drivers charging on the West Coast Electric Highway fast charging network in Oregon and Washington. EV drivers can now access and pay for AeroVironment’s DC fast chargers and Level 2 charging stations through Recargo’s PlugShare mobile app on a pay per charge basis.

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Washington State Loves Electric Cars, But Gets Very Few: Here's Why

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Electric cars get a sales-tax exemption in Washington, and access to charging infrastructure that's fed mostly. California plug-in cars Zero Emission Vehicle transportation policy Washington State compliance car OregonWhen it comes to states friendly to electric cars, Washington is pretty close to the top. It has one of the highest percentages of registered plug-in electric cars in the country, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

CHAdeMO DC Fast Charge network coming to Norway

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The Nissan LEAF will arrive in Norway soon, and is also available with the fast charge connector. California, Oregon and Washington, too, are working on creating a west coast DC Fast Charge corridor through some rather picturesque scenery.

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Electric-car charging fraud, Mercedes MPG, 2017 Rogue Sport, EPA axes science: Today's Car News

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Today, a transmission dies, a smaller crossover appears, Oregon wants to give car salespeople money, and the fossil-fuel industry may soon apparently run the EPA. The case has faded into history, but the CEO of failed electric-car charging provider 350 Green has pleaded guilty to fraud charges and will go to. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

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Obama Administration launches series of actions to accelerate EV adoption; inc. $4.5B in loan guarantees, pursuing 350 kW fast charge

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The Obama Administration has announced a series of actions from the Federal government, private sector, and states, as well as a new framework for collaboration for vehicle manufacturers, electric utilities, electric vehicle charging companies, and states, all geared towards accelerating the deployment of electric vehicle charging infrastructure and putting more electric vehicles on the road. Charging infrastructure financing: Unlocking Up $4.5 University of Oregon.

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California Energy Commission to award $8.9M for completion of California DC fast charge North-South corridors

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The California Energy Commission (CEC) has selected 8 awardees for a total of $8,875,457 in funding to install Direct Current (DC) fast charging stations on Interstate 5 (I-5), State Route 99 (SR 99), and along United States Highway 101 (US-101) from San Jose traveling South in California.

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