Gas Cars Parked In One Electric-Car Spot Earn Raleigh $27,000 A Year

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But the problem has proved to be lucrative for Raleigh, North Carolina. The problem of gasoline cars parking in spaces reserved for plug-in electric cars to recharge at is nothing new. It''s known as "ICE-ing," referring to cars with internal combustion engines parking where they shouldn''t. DON''T MISS: Been ICEd? Gas Cars Parking In Electric-Car

Raleigh-Durham Airport to buy 4 Proterra electric buses and charging infrastructure

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The Raleigh-Durham Airport (RDU) Authority has approved the purchase of four Proterra Catalyst E2 zero-emissions battery-electric transit buses and related charging infrastructure. This purchase marks Proterra’s first airport customer and the first airport electric bus deployment in the Carolinas.

Nissan Forms Partnership in Raleigh, NC for EV Charging Network

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Nissan is forming a partnership with Progress Energy of Raleigh, NC, and the Raleigh-based nonprofit agency Advanced Energy, to advance zero-emission mobility by promoting the development of an electric vehicle (EV) charging network. As part of the agreement, Nissan and its partners will develop plans to promote a charging infrastructure for EVs, as well as the deployment, operation and maintenance of a charging network.

Green fleet winner rides away on two wheels

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Here’s How To Save $5,000 On A 2012 Nissan Leaf In North Carolina

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As part of its latest research project into plug-in vehicles, the Raleigh NASCAR-loving North Carolina may not be the first place you’d think of as being particularly pro-electric car, but for 40-lucky residents the cost of buying a 2012 Nissan Leaf there just dropped by $5,000 thanks to a time-limited scheme being run by Advanced Energy.

UPS forms subsidiary and applies for FAA Part 135 certification to operate drone delivery unit

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The FAA approval was for a contractual delivery agreement in the United States at WakeMed’s flagship hospital and campus in Raleigh, N.C. UPS has applied to the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for Part 135 certification to operate commercial drone flights in the UPS network under a subsidiary business called UPS Flight Forward, Inc. FAA grants the authority to operate on-demand, unscheduled air service via the Part 135 certificate.

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NC Transportation Center

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Governor Announces New Energy Program For Plug-in Hybrid Cars RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina State University plans to launch a research hub for the development of plug-in cars, a project that has attracted the interest of both energy and automobile companies.

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Charlotte Douglas International Airport to buy 5 Proterra electric buses; 9th airport

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Mineta San José International Airport (SJC); Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU); and Honolulu International Airport (HNL). Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) has agreed to purchase five 35-foot Proterra Catalyst E2 electric buses and five 125 kW Proterra plug-in charging systems.

Dutch EV charging station manufacturer Alfen joins Coulombs ChargePoint Network; Coloumb partnering with TomTom to expand EV driver services

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A demonstration of the solution integration is being be shown at the Plug-In 2011 conference, and exhibition, 18-20 July in Raleigh, NC. A demonstration of this technology partnership is being shown at the Plug-in 2011 event in Raleigh, NC. Coulomb Technologies and leading European electric vehicle (EV) charging station manufacturer, Alfen announced that Alfen’s ICU Twin public charging station is the latest to be compatible with Coulomb’s ChargePoint Network.

UPS, Matternet to transport medical samples via drone in first FAA-sanctioned use of a drone for routine revenue flights in US

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The program is taking place at WakeMed’s flagship hospital and campus in the Raleigh, N.C., UPS announced a groundbreaking new logistics service to deliver medical samples via unmanned drones through a collaboration with Matternet, a leader in autonomous drone technology.

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BASF to concentrate plant biotechnology activities on main markets in North and South America

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The headquarters of BASF Plant Science will be moved from Limburgerhof, Germany, to Raleigh, North Carolina. Research and development activities will be concentrated mainly in Raleigh, Ghent, Belgium and Berlin, Germany. Research Triangle Park near Raleigh, North Carolina, will become the new headquarters for BASF’s activities in the area of plant biotechnology.

Electrify America releases $300M Cycle 2 national ZEV investment plan; metro charging, autonomous charging, renewable generation

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Electrify America has released its National Zero Emissions Vehicle (ZEV) Investment Plan for Cycle 2; Cycle 2 is a 30-month investment period that begins in July 2019.

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Plug-in 2011 holds public open night

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It’s the public night tonight at the Plug-in 2011 Conference and Exposition taking place in Raleigh, North Carolina. With many mainstream car makers now introducing electric, hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles onto the market, the public have the chance to find out more and get a first look at the latest plug-in technology innovations. Vehicles [.]. Electric cars electric hybrid North Carolina plug-in Raliegh

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DOE awarding >$24M to 77 projects through Technology Commercialization Fund

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Raleigh, N.C. Deploying Intra-hour Uncertainty Analysis Tools to ABB's GridView, $500,000 ABB Power Consulting, Raleigh, N.C. The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced more than $24 million in funding for 77 projects supported by the Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF). The TCF was created by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to promote promising energy technologies.

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Nissan LEAF passes 25,000 sales mark in US

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We’re seeing the adoption curve for EVs accelerate, and there is tremendous interest not only on the West Coast but in a number of new strongholds like Atlanta, Raleigh, Denver, Dallas, Chicago, St. The Nissan LEAF has sold more than 25,000 units in the US. The battery-electric car posted its best US sales month yet in March, and a 423.5% year-over-year sales increase in April. Nissan has sold more than 62,000 units worldwide.

EPA Awards $3.6M in Grants for Particulate Matter Research

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North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C., The US Environmental Protection AGency (EPA) awarded $3.6 million in four grants to universities to research the relationship between the chemical composition of particulate matter (PM) and health effects. PM is a complex mixture that consists of direct emissions and reaction products formed in the atmosphere. Grants were awarded to: Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Ga, $899,956. 893,439. University of California, Davis, Calif.,

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Electrify America to install 2,800 charging stations at workplaces and multi-unit dwellings across US

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Workplace and multi-unit dwelling charging stations will be installed in six California metropolitan areas—Fresno, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose—as well as in Boston, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Miami, New York City, Philadelphia, Portland, Raleigh, Seattle and Washington, DC.

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Coulomb Technologies releases OpenCharge Protocol for EV charging equipment

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A demonstration will be shown at the Plug-In 2011 conference and exhibition in the Coulomb Technologies booth #121, 18 – 20 July in Raleigh, NC. Coulomb Technologies published its open protocol for communicating with Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE). The OpenCharge Protocol is a proposed communication standard for charging station networks that defines the communications between a charging network and the charging station.

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Evatran completes 1500+ hours of wireless charging trials with fleets

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The second phase of the program, which kicked off in May 2013, included additional installations at each of the original partners’ locations, as well as new installations at SAP, SPX Service Solutions (now installation partner Bosch), the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, DTE Energy, the City of Raleigh, Idaho National Laboratory and Argonne Laboratories.

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Ford names first markets for the Focus Electric

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Raleigh Durham, N.C.; Ford Motor Company has named the first markets that will sell the Focus Electric, Ford’s all-electric passenger car: Atlanta; Austin and Houston, Texas; Boston; Chicago; Denver; Detroit; Los Angeles; San Francisco; San Diego; New York; Orlando, Fla.; Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz.; Portland, Ore.; Richmond, Va.; Seattle; and Washington, DC.

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Nissan Announces Dates for US LEAF EV Tour

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Raleigh, N.C.: The Nissan LEAF all-electric car will make its North American debut in Los Angeles on 13 Nov. The Los Angeles showing will be the first time people in the United States will be able to see the five-passenger, five-door, gasoline-free car, which is embarking on a nationwide tour.

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GM and ABB demonstrate community energy storage system built from 5 used Volt batteries; Duke Energy testing

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ABB’s research center in Raleigh, NC, conducted the research and development, and ABB’s Medium Voltage business unit in Lake Mary, Fla.,

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VG Energy contracts BioProcess Algae to verify lipid trigger process for commercial production

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Karen Newell Rogers, the Raleigh R. VG Energy, a subsidiary of Viral Genetics, Inc., has retained alternative energy producer BioProcess Algae, LLC to verify on a large scale promising lab results of a process to increase lipid production in algae. Developed by VG Energy and its lead researcher, Dr. M. White, Jr.

NREL publishes online collection of case studies in EV deployment

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The other locations featured in Deployment Case Studies include Raleigh, NC; Houston, Texas; and Los Angeles, California. The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released an online collection of case studies in electric vehicle deployment. The case studies detail the early experiences of four US locations on the leading edge of home-charging implementation.

BMW i and EVgo expanding ChargeNow DC Fast program; 500 more fast chargers in US; no-cost DC and Level 2 for BMW i3 drivers

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Raleigh, NC. At the Los Angeles Auto Show, BMW of North America announced, in cooperation with NRG EVgo, the expansion of the ChargeNow DC Fast program. Earlier post.) As part of its ongoing commitment to the growth of a robust public DC Fast charging infrastructure, BMW is supporting EVgo’s installation of an incremental 500 DC Fast Combo chargers, to benefit BMW i3 customers and all EV drivers in the US with DC Fast Combo charging capability.

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Most Hybrid Cities In America

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Raleigh. I made my first trip to San Francisco this week and although I expected to see a higher percentage of hybrid cars compared to most Midwest cities, I was really surprised.

Nissan Forms EV Partnership with Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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Seattle; with the City of Orlando and Orlando Utilities Commission; with Progress Energy in Raleigh, N.C.; Nissan is entering into an agreement with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to promote the development of an electric-vehicle charging network and policies to support widespread adoptions of electric cars.

Ford opens limited reservations for 2012 Focus Electric; starting at $39,995

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Raleigh Durham, N.C.; Ford has opened reservations for the 2012 Focus Electric, with a starting price of $39,995, including $795 in destination charges but before state and federal incentives. Buyers can configure a Ford Focus Electric and place orders with a Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) dealer via a dedicated website. A limited number of Focus Electrics will first be available in California and the New York/New Jersey regions.

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Rent A Hybrid. Links To Green Rentals.

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Spring break and summer vacations are closer than you think, and many families making travel plans now are looking for ways to make their trips a little easier on the environment.

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USDOT announces $84.9M through Lo-No program to expand advanced bus technologies

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City of Raleigh (GoRaleigh). The US Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced $84.9 million in grant selections through the Low- or No-Emission (Low-No) Grant program, which funds the deployment of transit buses and infrastructure that use advanced propulsion technologies. Thirty-eight projects in 38 states will each receive funding through the program.

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Where Plug-In Hybrid Conversions (mostly Priuses) Are

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Progress Energy Corporation by Advanced Vehicle Research Center , with Hymotion kit, July 2007 (Raleigh, NC), contact Mike.Ligett@. Advanced Energy , Prius by Hymotion and Advanced Vehicle Research Center, July 2007, (Raleigh, NC). Fran Sullivan-Fahs, Ron & Joy Fahs, 2008 Prius, Advanced Vehicle Research Center (Raleigh, NC) using A123 Lithium NanoPhosphate, August, 2008 (Tallahassee, FL). About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Car-Makers Say.

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Renault-Nissan Alliance Signs Zero-Emission Partnership in Vancouver

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In the United States, the Alliance is exploring ways to promote zero-emission mobility and the development of an EV infrastructure in the State of Tennessee, the State of Oregon, Washington, DC, Sonoma County and San Diego in California, Tucson and Phoenix in Arizona, Seattle in Washington and Raleigh in North Carolina.

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HR Biopetroleum changes name to Cellana

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Barry Raleigh, Ph.D., Algae-based biofuels and bioproducts company HR BioPetroleum, Inc. has changed its name to Cellana, Inc., promoted Martin Sabarsky to president and chief executive officer, and elected Mike May to the board of directors. Former CEO Ed Shonsey will remain on the board, joining chairman and co-founder C. May and Sabarsky, who was also elected to the board at a recent shareholders’ meeting. HR BioPetroleum, now Cellana, Inc.,

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Pike Research projects California, New York and Florida to lead US in PEV sales

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Relative to population, the firm anticipates that PEV penetration rates will be the highest in several smaller MSAs including Raleigh-Cary, NC; San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA; and Sacramento-Arden Arcade-Roseville, CA. Pike projections of cumulative light duty plug-in electric vehicle sales, 10 largest MSAs by population, 2011-2017. Click to enlarge.

Pike forecasts growth for wireless charging for plug-in vehicles, but tied to overall growth of plug-in market

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In a new research brief , Pike Research forecasts that wireless charging equipment for light duty plug-in vehicle sales will grow by a CAGR of 91% from 2013 to 2020, as wireless systems move from a retrofit technology to an integrated part of new EVs, reaching annual sales of 283,000 units in 2020.

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Enterprise Holdings North American Rental Car Shuttle Bus Fleet to Use B5 or B20

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Buses in nine markets are immediately being converted to run on B20 where the fuel is centrally stored and available: Boston, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami, Raleigh/Durham, San Antonio and San Diego. Enterprise Holdings plans for its entire fleet of more than 600 Alamo Rent A Car, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental airport shuttle buses across more than 50 North American markets to begin using at least 5% biodiesel (B5).

DOE Closes $1.4B Loan Agreement with Nissan to Support Production of LEAF and Batteries

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Washington DC, Seattle, Raleigh, N.C., US Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced that the Department of Energy has closed a $1.4 billion loan agreement with Nissan North America, Inc. The loan will support the modification of Nissan’s Smyrna, Tenn., manufacturing plant to produce the all-electric Nissan LEAF and the lithium-ion battery packs to power them.

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Nissan Enters into EV Partnership with City of Houston

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Seattle, with the City of Orlando and the Orlando Utilities Commission, with Progress Energy in Raleigh, N.C., Nissan is entering into an agreement with the City of Houston to advance zero-emission mobility in the city by promoting the development of an electric-vehicle charging network and policies to support widespread adoptions of electric cars.

DOE announces EcoCAR 2; focus on electric drive technology

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North Carolina State University (Raleigh, North Carolina). EcoCar 2 Malibu. Click to enlarge. At the SAE 2011 World Congress in Detroit, Michigan, US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs, David Sandalow, announced the official launch of the EcoCAR 2 : Plugging into the Future competition and the sixteen university teams selected to participate. Established by the DOE and General Motors, EcoCAR 2 is a three-year competition that.

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Nissan and Europcar Form EV Partnership

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In the United States, the Alliance is exploring ways to promote zero-emission mobility and the development of an Electric Vehicles infrastructure in the State of Tennessee, the State of Oregon, Sonoma County and San Diego in California, Tucson and Phoenix in Arizona, Seattle in Washington, and Raleigh, North Carolina.

Ford begins production of 2012 Focus Electric at Michigan Assembly, C-MAX models on deck

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Raleigh-Durham, N.C.; Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant is starting production of the 2012 Focus Electric ( earlier post )—a five-passenger, battery-electric car Ford expects will achieve more than a 100 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) fuel economy rating. By comparison, the Nissan LEAF carries a 99 MPGe (combined) EPA rating, while the smaller i-MiEV carries a 112 MPGe (combined) rating. (1 1 gallon of gasoline=33.7 kWh).

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President Obama announces new $140M public-private manufacturing innovation institute focused on power electronics

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The winning consortium, led by North Carolina State University and headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, includes the State of North Carolina and: 18 Companies: ABB; APEI; Avogy; Cree; Delphi; Delta Products; DfR Solutions; Gridbridge; Hesse Mechantronics; II-VI; IQE; John Deere; Monolith Semiconductor; RF Micro Devices; Toshiba International; Transphorm; USCi; and Vacon.

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Ford Testing Intelligent System for Plug-in Vehicle to Grid Communication to Manage Charging

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Progress Energy of Raleigh, N.C. The Ford PHEV charge settings user interface. Click to enlarge. Ford Motor Company has developed an intelligent vehicle-to-grid communications and control system for its plug-in hybrid electric vehicles that communicates directly with the electric grid.

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