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California High Speed Rail Authority Votes to Include $4.5B for High-Speed Train Projects In State Federal Stimulus Funding Application

Green Car Congress

billion in federal stimulus funding for engineering, design and construction on the state’s high-speed train system (earlier post) —generating an investment of $9.1 The Board approved a package of dozens of engineering, environmental review, design-build, train control and electrification projects among every section of the 800-mile system.

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A New Wildfire Watchdog

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And then, with transmission complete and the triggering stimulus gone, the system would shut down and return to a sleep or fully powered-off state. In its most common form, it uses an incoming stimulus, at some minimum threshold value, to move and close a mechanical switch, which in turn activates an electronic circuit.


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Coming Soon – The Electric City

Revenge of the Electric Car

From the article: “The San Francisco building code will soon be revised to require that new structures be wired for car chargers. SAN FRANCISCO — If electric cars have any future in the United States, this may be the city where they arrive first. In cities like San Francisco, Portland, Ore.,

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The Race to Plug-In Hybrids Is On

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A powerful roster of key industry players in the rapidly evolving electric vehicle arena will come together at Infocast’s Opportunities in Grid-Connected Mobility in San Francisco, California. A key goal of the Obama administration is to have one million ‘PHEVs’ or a fully electric vehicle on the road by 2015.

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GM: Let's Hash Out Open Plug-In Car Standards

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