@LATimes #NEWSFAIL in DC as Takeover Of Pelosi Office & Demands For Climate Action Ignored By Paper With No Climate Editor or Reporters #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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World Environment Center awarding 30th Anniversary Gold Medal Award for sustainable development to Volkswagen Group

Green Car Congress

The World Environment Center ( WEC ) will award its 30 th Annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development to the Volkswagen Group. Volkswagen will accept the Gold Medal Award on 15 May 2014 during the Gold Medal Presentation Ceremony in Washington, DC. WEC is recognizing Volkswagen for its comprehensive commitments to environmental sustainability operations, most notably through its holistic sustainable business model, Think Blue.

2013 87

Overflow crowd at DC plug-in conference

Plugs and Cars

The benefits to the environment were repeatedly mentioned, and the national security rationale for plug-ins was brought to the fore. News of oil by the barrel and gas by the gallon reaching new highs had been dominating TV and print, so it was perhaps not surprising that the Google/Brookings Plug-in Electric Vehicle Conference saw overflow crowds. The speeches and hallway chatter suggested plug-in vehicles have finally caught the attention of industry bigwigs and policy makers.

2008 100

US Federal Aviation Administration to form Center of Excellence (COE) for Environment and Energy

Green Car Congress

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is forming a Center of Excellence for Environment and Energy during FY-2013. The FAA anticipates the COE will attract interest from other organizations such as the airline industry, other industrial groups, airport authorities, and other governmental entities to solve various unique and difficult aviation problems related to environment and energy.

Researchers developing DC micro smart grid for charging EV fleets; Li-ion, redox flow batteries and renewables

Green Car Congress

The MSG is designed as a direct current (DC) grid. We settled on a DC design for our micro smart grid to avoid the losses that occur when transforming alternating current (AC) into DC. Up to 30 electric vehicles at a time can recharge in Fraunhofer IAO’s parking garage.

2014 110

US DOT holding public meeting on enabling a secure environment for vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure transactions

Green Car Congress

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office (ITS JPO) will hold a free Policy Research Workshop on Enabling a Secure Environment for Vehicle-to-Vehicle and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Transactions on 19-20 April in Washington, DC. Establishing a secure trust environment among vehicles and other legitimate equipment is a key challenge for vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure crash avoidance and other applications.

2012 84

BP Pledges $500M for Independent Research into Impact of Deepwater Horizon Spill on Marine Environment

Green Car Congress

BP pledged up to $500 million to an open research program studying the impact of the Deepwater Horizon incident, and its associated response, on the marine and shoreline environment of the Gulf of Mexico. BP said that the key questions to be addressed by this 10-year research program reflect discussions with the US government and academic scientists in Washington DC last week.

City of Chicago and 350Green announce city-wide Network of EV charging stations, 73 DC fast and 207 Level 2

Green Car Congress

The City of Chicago has selected 350Green, a developer of electric vehicle (EV) charging networks ( earlier post ), to design, build and operate a network of 280 EV charging stations—73 DC Fast and 207 Level 2 charging stations—throughout the Chicago area. When this project is completed, Chicago will have the most DC quick-charging stations of any city in the country, with only the entire State of California surpassing our station numbers.

2011 77

GFEI report concludes 50% improvement in average fuel economy of entire global light duty fleet by 2050 is achievable; importance of the regulatory and fiscal environments

Green Car Congress

Eads, Charles River Associates, was presented at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting in Washington DC on 25 January 2011.

2011 94

"Spirit of DC" is in GroovyLand. aka Groveland, California, Friday, 23 January 2009

Spirit of DC - PHEV3A

Mr. Malloy will speak about the benefits of Biofuel and the environment and “EV Jerry” Asher will speak about electric vehicles and bring his “SPIRIT OF DC” Prius for the audience to experience. “EV He started last year on Earth Day leaving the National Mall in Washington D.C.

2009 46

Moving Planet South Bay Shaping Up To Be Spectacular!

Creative Greenius

Did he go to DC to get arrested with the rest of the 350 gang? What, pray tell, has the Greenius been up to? No posts on Creative Greenius, no new columns on Patch. What gives with that? Fraid not, friends.

2011 169

Greenius Will Meet With Al Gore To Talk Climate Reality

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From Washington DC as I return from an LED lighting retrofit at the giraffe house in the Maryland Zoo , a project site visit to the waterways of Maryland’s oyster restoration efforts , and meetings with elected officials, nonprofit organizations and potential EcoMedia advertisers. .

Traveling Through Time, Exploring the String Theory and Hugging the Giant Sequoias

Creative Greenius

We also made regular trips to Washington DC to lobby for support for the National Parks at the House, Senate, and NGO levels and we learned that we could meet with anyone we gave money to.

Hanging with EVADC at the Green Fesitival in Washington, DC, 10-11 October 2009

Spirit of DC - PHEV3A

EVer (seemingly playing webblog catch-up), EVJerr PS The "Spirit of DC" was hangin' with Todd Barlow at Green Motors www.GreenMotorsInc.com in Phoenix, a'waiting an updated battery box and Li-ion set of batteries. GREEN FESTIVAL - 10 Great Ways to Experience Washington DC Green Festival – THIS WEEKEND! To see the entire program of events, workshops, speakers and exhibitors – download the program guide at www.greenfestivals.org/washington-dc.

2009 36

Greenpeace CSI – On the Scene of a Climate Crime Spree!

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Their Climate Emergency Response Team went into action at the scene of the crime – The US Chamber of Horrors – I mean Commerce – HQ in DC. Tags: environment Greenpeace Jenny Binstock Thomas J.

2009 176

Greenius Says The Congresswoman Gets It. Harman Calls Lack of Bold or Binding Agreement to Cap GHG Emissions in Copenhagen, “Stunning.”

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“ I’m proud to be represented by a Member of the House in DC who knows what she’s talking about and who tells it like it is.

2009 186

BREAKING NEWS: Hermosa Beach To Become Carbon Neutral City! Acting Locally, Thinking Globally

Creative Greenius

If they can’t get the job done in Washington, DC or at the UN – and it’s obvious to me that they cannot – then we will take the reins of responsibility from them right now and we will get the job done here locally. Mayor Michael DiVirgilio said residents should expect to see more solar panels and wind energy systems on public buildings within the next two years followed by ways for homeowners to join in on improving the environment.

2010 182

Hey Exxon! Hey Chevron! My Friends At the EPA Are Declaring What You Do Dangerous & You Will Pay. Pack Up Losers, It’s Time For You to Go!

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How do you like me now South Bay spewers of greenhouse gases? Yeah, I’m talking to you Exxon/Mobil mercenaries who work at the Torrance refinery and you amoral assassins who get your blood money from the Chevron refinery in El Segundo.

Greenius Will Meet With Al Gore To Talk Climate Reality

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From Washington DC as I return from an LED lighting retrofit at the giraffe house in the Maryland Zoo , a project site visit to the waterways of Maryland’s oyster restoration efforts , and meetings with elected officials, nonprofit organizations and potential EcoMedia advertisers. .

Moving Planet South Bay Shaping Up To Be Spectacular!

Creative Greenius

Did he go to DC to get arrested with the rest of the 350 gang? environment Hermosa Beach Manhattan Beach Moving Planet South Bay South Bay 350 Climate Action Group South Bay Bicycle Coalition South Bay Bicycle Master Plan South Bay Environmental Services Center Transitions South Bay LA Vitality CityWhat, pray tell, has the Greenius been up to? No posts on Creative Greenius, no new columns on Patch. What gives with that? Fraid not, friends.

2011 100

Dr. James Hansen Has Something To Tell You

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She’s already in DC, it’s only a few blocks away, Speaker. This just in from Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi , via her blog (thanks to Joe Romm of Climate Progress ).

2009 130

Exxon/Mobil Guilty of Climate Change Coverup. Now Ordered Out of Torrance 3 Years Sooner.

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These include the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) in Dallas, Texas, which received $75,000 (£45,500), and the Heritage Foundation in Washington DC, which received $50,000. I initially gave Exxon/Mobil till 2020 to get out of Torrance and clean up their toxic mess here in my town.

Traveling Through Time, Exploring the String Theory and Hugging the Giant Sequoias

Creative Greenius

We also made regular trips to Washington DC to lobby for support for the National Parks at the House, Senate, and NGO levels and we learned that we could meet with anyone we gave money to.

Greenius on KPCC with Patt Morrison Talking About the Pew Poll on Global Warming

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I love Airtalk with Larry Mantle, I love the Patt Morrision show, I love Off Ramp with John Rabe on the weekends, I love Steve Julian with the local news and I love Kitty Felde reporting from Washington DC. Tags: climate change environment Kitty Felde KPCC FM 89.3 I’ve been a proud member-supporter of KPCC FM 89.3 for many years and they are my NPR station of choice here in Los Angeles. I listen to them every single morning and have since 1993.

2009 118

The Solangelist Learns To Install Solar & Loves It

Creative Greenius

The wiring from the roof all winds up going into a DC disconnect box and then into your inverter to get changed into AC before heading into your home’s main breaker panel.

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Jane Harman Will Vote Yes on Climate Change Bill While Holding Her Nose

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Frankly, I’d Rather Be Getting Arrested with Bill McKibben Today

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I just got the email below from author/activist/environmentalist, Bill McKibben of 350.org He’s in Washington DC with thousands, protesting the coal-fired Capitol Power plant–a dirty symbol of our dirty energy history.

Yeah, I Got Your Chevy Volt, Right Here. Day 2 @ Plug-In 2009

Creative Greenius

They own and built the ChargePoint Networked Charging Stations which range in capability from 120V 15A to 240V 80A AC charging to future 120kW DC charging. If you’ve been wondering just how real the new Chevy Volt that gets 230 mpg in city driving is , well just take a look for yourself.

2009 141

Shouldn’t We ALL Be Going to PowerShift 2009?

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I know I should be in Washington DC in two weeks to help take over the capitol on behalf of green jobs, clean energy and ending our carbon-based economy. A multigenerational trip to Washington DC with your children is exactly what this unprecedented time in our history calls for. Tags: carbon producers Powershift '09 renewable energy fossil fuels citizen volunteer climate justice environment green jobs Disneyland politics capitol climate action climate change Yes We Can!

2009 100

Space for Jim Frierson and Randy Whorton, Chattanooga EVA Stalwarts, to post "Spirit of DC" Stories, Pixs and More! Regarding CHATTZ!

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Lamar Alexander’s office director, the faculty head of the University of Tennessee’s Center for Energy, Transportation and the Environment and the nation’s first dedicated electric vehicle test track (circa 1981). More to follow. and while waiting. Check out emails below that Jim Frierson sent to Bill Moore, EVWorld Editor and EV Colleagues. with Bill's response first: VERIFY: Plug-in hybrid national tour with Jerry Asher comes to Chattanooga Allow Subject Jim.

2009 36

The Curious Case of the Torrance Enivornmental Commission

Creative Greenius

Yet another commissioner went off on a long tangent about being at Obama’s inauguration and how the unprecedented cold weather in DC was real proof of climate change.

2009 130

ABB and SINTEF test fuel cells for main ship propulsion potential

Green Car Congress

ABB’s own software together with SINTEF Oceans vessel simulator capabilities will imitate and play back different load profiles and diesel/battery/fuel cell combinations, and tested in a scaled down laboratory environment.

2018 138

EPA gets 29,000 comments on proposed elimination of environmental rules

Green Car Reports

Much of the news out of Washington, D.C., But the wheels of government keep turning, and significant changes are happening at numerous agencies charged with missions as diverse as collecting intelligence, supporting education, and protecting the environment. these days has to do with the possibility of political scandal.

2017 53

Battery Monitoring Parts

Open Source Civic EV Kit

The black/white wire coming out of the top is a temperature sensor which adjusts the final shunt voltage based on the environment. At this point, I'm only waiting for the charging/DC-DC system from Belktronix, which should arrive in a few weeks.

2008 130

Toyota Plug In

Plug In Partners

more ) M eanwhile, in the United States, the political environment to support plug ins continues to grow. "On How should policymakers in Washington, D.C., T oyota President Katsuaki Watanabe made his company's intentions clear yesterday about PHEVs.

2008 130

ChargePoint introduces new 24 kW express charging station

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ChargePoint has introduced the 24 kW Express 100 compact DC fast charger, designed for businesses including retail locations, restaurants and convenience stores.

2015 106

Siemens to collaborate more closely with Semikron on automotive power electronics; takes over Semikron subsidiary

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VePoint’s VPID integrated inverter and DC/DC converter. VePOINT has developed its own inverter platform which features a compact design, high power densities, an optional combination of inverter and DC/DC converter, high power/weight ratios and maximum reliability.

2013 97

SAE International releases new fast-charging combo coupler standard (SAE J1772) for plug-in electric and electric vehicles

Green Car Congress

The new revision incorporates DC charging where DC Level 1 and DC Level 2 charge levels, charge coupler and electrical interfaces are defined.

2012 128

EVgo launches grid-tied public fast charging system with second-life batteries

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EVgo, America’s largest public fast-charging network for electric vehicles (EVs), has launched a commercial installation of second-life battery storage at a public DC fast charging station. —Austin Brown, Executive Director of the UC Davis Policy Institute for Energy, Environment and the Economy. The EVgo Union City site began operating earlier this summer and already has two 50-kilowatt (kW) DC fast chargers.

2018 83

ABB launches first 150-350 kW high power charger

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The addition of Dynamic DC power sharing technology allows a two-power cabinet charging system to charge a couple of EVs simultaneously, with up to 350 kW and 500 A, while dynamically optimizing the available grid connection and the power delivery to the two vehicles.

2017 104

TM4 introducing new controller for electric and hybrid vehicles

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By using the new TM4 SynApps platform, developers will be able to elaborate and test control algorithms rapidly and seamlessly in a MATLAB/Simulink environment. The NEURO 200 is an 80-pin rugged encapsulated controller capable of operating in harsh under-hood vehicle environments. Operating between 8 V dc – 30 V dc , this controller can be used in a range of applications, from passenger cars to commercial vehicles.

2015 73

Campaign Begins

Plug In Partners

EV world NATIONAL COALITION LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO URGE AUTOMAKERS TO PRODUCE PLUG-IN HYBRID VEHICLES WASHINGTON, D.C.—January

2006 130

Volvo Trucks presents second electric truck model in three weeks: Volvo FE Electric

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Two different charging systems are available: CCS2 with maximum charge power of 150 kW DC, and a low power charging option with maximum charge power of 22 kW AC. The working environment improves too as a result of the low noise level and vibration-free operation.

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