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UC San Diego receives $35M in state funding for new hydrogen-hybrid coastal research vessel

Green Car Congress

California legislators have allocated UC San Diego $35 million to design and build a new coastal research vessel with a first-of-its-kind hydrogen-hybrid propulsion system. The new vessel will be operated by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Earlier post.)

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Tesla’s Virtual Power Plant reaches 244 homes in San Diego


Participants in Tesla’s Virtual Power Plant (VPP) program in California have gradually been on the rise, and a new update from one resident of San Diego shows that the company is already nearing 250 homes in the city. San Diego only announced plans to launch Tesla’s VPP program in August, so the 244 participants have joined since then.

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The first production body of Aptera’s solar EV has arrived at its San Diego headquarters


The first production body of its flagship vehicle has made its way over from Italy to Aptera’s headquarters in San Diego, enabling the team to finalize its design ahead of production-intent builds. Aptera Motors is touting its latest milestone en route to solar EV production later this year.

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Tesla rolls out Virtual Power Plant to SDG&E customers in San Diego


Tesla’s Virtual Power Plant program, a way for Powerwall owners to make money selling energy to the grid in times of need, is rolling out to San Diego Gas & Electric utility customers now. more… The post Tesla rolls out Virtual Power Plant to SDG&E customers in San Diego appeared first on Electrek.

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The Port of San Diego just deployed one of the largest electric forklifts in the US


The Port of San Diego has put the first commercially available, large-capacity, electric forklift made in the US into service.

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Toyota Expands V2G Research with San Diego Gas & Electric Company Collaboration

Electric Cars Report

Toyota Motor North America and San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E) have agreed to collaborate on vehicle-to-grid (V2G) research for battery electric vehicles using a Toyota bZ4X.

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California Approves $44 Million for San Diego EV Charging

CleanTechnica EVs

By Miles Muller San Diego Gas & Electric will deploy roughly 2,000 new electric vehicle charging stations at apartment and workplaces across the San Diego region, under a $44 million program approved by the California Public Utilities Commission. Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog.

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