ABB launches first DC fast charger compliant with Chinese GB standard

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ABB launched Terra 53 Z, its first high power DC fast charger that complies with the Chinese GB standard. Ltd signed a strategic cooperation to supply DC fast charging wallboxes over the next six years.

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ECOtality installs first DC fast charger in Tennessee

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ECOtality and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store unveiled the first Blink Direct Current (DC) Fast Charger in Tennessee at the Lebanon Cracker Barrel location. This is the first of 12 Cracker Barrel locations statewide that will install DC Fast Chargers as a part of The EV Project. With two CHAdeMo-compliant EV charging connectors, the dual-port DC fast charger provides an intuitive connector dock for storage and protection.

"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

Cheers EVADC'rs, PHEV'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - The "Spirit of DC" and EVJerr rolled quietly into Nogales, AZ, just before noon, this Tuesday, 24 Nov 2009. Most likely, the All American "Spirit of DC" made History again today -- becoming the first EVer Plug-in to be seen at Nogales High School. After all, if the US Stimulus Package program could do "Cash for Clunkers," then why not "Cash for Conversions!". EVer, "Spirit of DC" and EVJerry (202) 486-5450

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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

Quicke sidenote: PHEV3A as an acronym now encompasses the Tour de AZ: "Spirit of DC" Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle All Around Arizona (PHEV3A) EVducational Tour (tho it could change, depending on sponsorship to AAA Tour de AZ, or even eTour de AZ). This Educational Tour will be in, as mentioned, the All American "Spirit of DC" - Toyota Prius PHEV, which has been demonstrating the goal of 101 MPG, assisted by electricity.

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Coulomb, MasterCard, and the future of public charging

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The charge stations and installations were paid for with federal stimulus and California Energy Commission grants won by Coulomb. If you are a business in a program area, you can get the same deal - free charge stations paid for by stimulus money.

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Oregon opens first phase of West Coast Electric Highway

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Each location has two charging stations including one DC fast charger. ODOE awarded ODOT $915,000 in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (stimulus) funding through ODOE’s State Energy Program to install the network of EV charging stations.

ECOtality Wins $2.87M in Bay Area contracts, expands EV Project to the San Francisco Bay Area

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Through this program, ECOtality will oversee the installation of 2,750 home charging stations and 30 DC fast charging stations throughout the Bay Area. ECOtality will also implement a DC Fast Charger Program, from a $614,800 Air District award, that will allow the Company to install 20 Blink DC Fast Chargers, out of the 30 total chargers installed throughout the program. The Blink DC Fast Charger is capable of providing a full charge in under 30 minutes.

Nissan plans to start selling electric car in Seattle next year

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Washington, D.C. You bet, says SETI pioneer · Grant money in jeopardy as Sims rejects cities proposal · King County deaths more AP LOCAL HEADLINES · First stimulus highway project starts in Wash. · Flu genes spell pig · British forces end combat operations in Iraq more AP: LOCAL · First stimulus highway project starts in Wash. ·

Chrysler unveils new electric minivan for the US Postal Service

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Department of Energys (DoE) Transportation Electrification stimulus program for a federal grant, which would enable Chrysler to establish a nationwide demonstration fleet of zero-emission electric minivans that could be used by the U.S.

ABB invests $10M in ECOtality

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ECOtality’s current set of Blink EV charging solutions include the Blink Level 2 Home Charger for residential use, as well as the Blink Level 2 Pedestal Charger and Blink DC Fast Charger for commercial, fleet, and public locations. The Blink DC Fast Charger, introduced in October 2010, is capable of providing a full charge in less than 30 minutes. The project is funded by the US Department of Energy through a federal stimulus grant of $114.8

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ECOtality to Provide Blink EV Charging Stations at Select US Best Buy Stores

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Separately, ECOtality said that it will unveil its commercial DC Fast Charging station at the upcoming Business of Plugging In 2010 conference. The project is funded by the US Department of Energy through a federal stimulus grant of $114.8 ECOtality, Inc. will provide electric vehicle (EV) charging stations ( earlier post ) at select US stores of electronics retailer Best Buy Co.,

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Chrysler Disbands ENVI Electric Vehicle Group; Function Absorbed into Traditional Line Organization

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In April 2009, Chrysler unveiled four all-electric Chrysler Town & Country minivan concepts to the US Postal Service (USPS) in Washington, DC. Then, Chrysler announced that it intended to apply to the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Transportation Electrification stimulus program for a federal grant, which would enable Chrysler to establish a nationwide demonstration fleet of zero-emission electric minivans that could be used by the US Postal Service for mail delivery.

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Chrysler Unveils Four All-Electric Minivan Prototypes to USPS; Applying for Grant for Nationwide Demo

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Chrysler unveiled four all-electric Chrysler Town & Country minivan concepts to the US Postal Service (USPS) in Washington, DC, as part of the USPS Earth Day celebration.

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

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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. UL will test and certify eTec’s Level Two charging systems and Level Three DC fast chargers to its safety requirements, UL Subject 2594, and its standard for Safety of Electric Vehicle Charging System Equipment, UL 2202, respectively.

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Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

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The Three Prongs of the “Green&# Energy Stimulus Pa. Remember its PURE D.C. Cleantech Blog Cleantechblog.com, the premier cleantech site for commentary on news and technology relating to clean tech, greentech, energy, climate change and carbon, and the environment.

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First fleet of 100 Mercedes-Benz Vito E-Cell electric vans covers 650,000 km in customer use; more model variants planned

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The two promotional initiatives are part of the German federal government’s second economic stimulus package. The electric engine, power electronics, converter and AC/DC charger are housed beneath the hood. Mercedes-Benz Vito E-CELL. Click to enlarge.

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