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DOE AVTA Completes 1M Miles of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Testing

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By evaluating how the vehicles are driven and how they are charged, the AVTA is able to demonstrate vehicle energy consumption results and potential electric grid impacts. The AVTA also tests other electric drive vehicles such as hybrid electric vehicles and neighborhood electric vehicles. Earlier post.) million charging events.

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Heating Buildings With Solar Energy Stored in Sand

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Their journey began with a question posed by its founders, Tommi Eronen and Markku Ylönen, when they were university classmates: “Is it possible to build an energy-self-sufficient and cost-effective hippie commune for engineers using only solar power?” Existing infrastructure meets these challenges in familiar ways.

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Using the PHEV (Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle) to Transition Society Seamlessly and Profitably From Fossil Fuel to 100% Renewable Energy

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At present, PHEV technology alone is equipped to improve the current electric grid. The car can refuel during periods of low demand on the grid, and if equipped with a bi-directional charger, can actually replenish the grid with excess energy gleaned from a renewable resource. Appendix D: Vehicle Driving Statistics.

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