The Net-Zero Neighborhood: Advanced Energy Storage and Highly Efficient Photovoltaics Take Transportation Off the Gasoline Grid and Residential Off the Electric Grid

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The Net-Zero Neighborhood. Net-Zero Neighborhoods. An Energy Plan Only A Scientist Could Love or Net-Zero Neighborhoods or ? Modeling and Simulation at the Exascale for Energy and the Environment (DOE, 2007).

Toyota to collaborate in research for the creation of H2-based society in the United Arab Emirates

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Utilizing a hydrogen station that is to be built in May 2017, Toyota will conduct a complete range of driving and refueling tests under extreme heat, dust, and other conditions unique to the local environment.

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Wrightspeed unveils new turbine range extender for medium- and heavy-duty electric powertrains; 30% more efficient than current microturbine generators

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In addition, the Fulcrum will make for a smooth, comfortable ride for drivers and a quiet, clean experience for neighborhoods because of its ultra-low vibration. On the other hand, a big rig in an urban environment is just horrible at fuel efficiency, Wright said. Wrightspeed Inc.,

The Long View from SAE 2009 World Congress

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Cervero believes that VMT (vehicle miles traveled—the number of miles you drive in your car each year), needs to decrease to have a more sustainable environment and he believes Transit Oriented Development (TOD) is a way to achieve this goal in a way that people can embrace. He calls Stockholm’s neighborhoods a “ string of pearls ” with a balanced use of land for work and housing—and yet Stockholm has relatively high level of car ownership (555 cars/ 1000 inhabitants).

Greenius Weekend Update

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Holiday greetings from teetering on the precipice of bankruptcy California, where we’ve had a couple of unnerving earthquakes, a historic election and a disappointing Lakers’ home loss in the NBA Western Conference Finals since last I posted. Tags: environment

The Business of Plugging In: Building the Full Ecosystem for a Successful Plug-in Vehicle Industry in the US

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The Business of Plugging In conference in Detroit this week marked a serious effort by utilities; automakers and suppliers; academia; government agencies; and financiers to instigate the necessary granular discussions required to lay an integrated foundation to develop a full ecosystem—products, services, policies, supply chain and consumer demand—for the successful deployment and growth of plug-in vehicles in the US.

Nissan plans to start selling electric car in Seattle next year

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