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. Plans call for more than 40 additional charging stations from AeroVironment to be operational in Oregon and Washington by the end of the year.

The electric car and grid parity - OregonLive.com

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The Oregon Legislature is contemplating bills that provide credits for both manufacturers and purchasers of electric cars. Oregon cant afford to play that game, or at least not at those levels, but McCabe thinks it remains a serious contender for Norwegian electric car manufacturer Think.

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When Will EVs Hit Primetime?

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To address the “range anxiety&# of prospective electric-car consumers in the US, a number of states, namely California, Oregon, and Hawaii, as well as private companies, are working to develop and install public charging stations on a large scale. The firm eTec got $100 million in funding from the US Department of Energy through the stimulus bill. This Christian Science Monitor article takes an in-depth look at an age.

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Coming Soon – The Electric City

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Several thousand Leafs made in Japan will be delivered to metropolitan areas in California, Arizona, Washington state, Oregon and Tennessee. And in Oregon, an advisory group is working on charging stations and related issues. Under last year’s stimulus package, nearly $200 million will support Nissan’s introduction of the Leaf by permitting the installation of 13,000 charging stations around cities in Oregon, Washington, California, Arizona and Tennessee in the next year or so.

Proterra introduces 35-foot electric bus

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As a result, Washington State transit agencies and members of the Oregon Cooperative Purchasing Program (ORCPP) can now bypass future RFPs to purchase Proterra’s Catalyst through the region’s new innovative Master Contracts Usage Agreement (MCUA). Moreover, the contract seeks to match and qualify contract users with federal grant and/or stimulus funds.

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US Geothermal Power Could Top 10 Gigawatts, New Industry Report Says

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Oregon. We hope the tax, loan guarantee, and DOE spending provisions of the stimulus bill will help turn this around, but there have been delays implementing these initiatives by the federal agencies. A new report by the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) shows strong growth in new geothermal power projects continuing through 2009.

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Why Warren Buffett is investing in electric car company BYD - Apr. 13, 2009

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GE: The global stimulus bellwether FORTUNE 500 Current Issue Subscribe to Fortune (Fortune Magazine) -- Warren Buffett is famous for his rules of investing: When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is usually the reputation of the business that remains intact. The day after Fortunes visit to BYD, Oregon Gov.

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CEC report sets out North American plan for change and investment to achieve sustainable freight transportation

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But, the report identifies clear opportunities, especially in light of infrastructure-related stimulus investment, to get this right. Principal North American trade corridors. Click to enlarge.

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Profile: Farmers Ethanol: Focusing on Sustainable Corn Ethanol Production and a Triple Bottom Line

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At the recent International Biomass Conference and Expo in Portland Oregon, Edward Einowski, a partner in the law firm Stoel Rives and an expert on biomass project financing, provided an overview of today’s financial situation: “ There has been a tremendous push towards quality ” said Einowski.

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