President Obama Awards $2.3B for Tax Credits for New Clean-Tech Manufacturing Jobs; GE Gets Largest Battery-related Award

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billion in Recovery Act Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credits for clean energy manufacturing projects across the United States. GE has already invested more than $150 million in developing battery technologies, and the tax credit will supplement GE’s investments in the new product line that will serve the rail, marine, mining, telecommunications and utility sectors. President Obama announced the award of $2.3

EV Ownership Shortcut?

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nk City. According to the Seattle Clean Cities Newsletter, you've got three days to order a Th!nk nk City for $6000 off from the base price of $41,695 if you live in a ZEV state. Add in the federal tax credit, and the electric two-seater is down to around $28,000. think city nissan leafHere's an unexpected opportunity to purchase an EV, especially if you've had a hankering for a Th!nk

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It's official - Think to set up shop in Indiana

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nk City this morning in Elkhart. The company has announced its intention to invest $43 million in the Elkhart facility, and has been offered $3 million in tax credits and a small job training grant by Indiana. Tags: richard Canny think city mitch daniels nk CEO Richard Canny and Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels slapped a "Made In Indiana" sticker on a Th!nk According to Th!ink's

US DOE progress report says 1M plug-ins by 2015 ambitious but achievable; not likely to be constrained by production capacity

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The report concludes that while the 1-million unit goal is ambitious, it is also achievable based on steps already taken as part of the Recovery Act along with proposed additional policy initiatives including improvements to existing consumer tax credits, programs to help cities prepare for the growing demand for electric vehicles, and strong support for research and development to continue reducing the cost of electric vehicles. Think City EV.

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Are You Plugged In?

Revenge of the Electric Car

All will qualify for a $7,500 federal tax credit. Then there are a slew of fully electric small vehicles that are pinning their hopes on eco-conscious city dwellers who may not want to spend much more than $25,000 on a new technology. A: Think Global’s Think City. The Wall Street Journal assesses your EV readiness. Are You Plugged In? By Mara Lemos Stein. Here is the full text of the entire article, in case the link goes bad: [link].

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Electric Car Manufacturers Inspire New Paradigms -- Seeking Alpha

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Become a Contributor Submit an Article Font Size: Print Email TweetThis Think Global, a Norwegian based company funded by Rockport Capital Partners , Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Biers (early successful investors in Google ( GOOG ), AOL ( TWX ) and ( AMZN ) to name a few) and General Electric ( GE ), is planning to introduce its partnership: Think electric cars in the U.S. Think has established a U.S. By 2011 look for a larger THINK Ox.

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