29. June 2016 · Comments Off on Pacific Gas and Electric opens largest EV charging install in CA · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is taking the reins when it comes to encouraging its employees to consider electric vehicles (EV). The utility is continuing its industry leading efforts in the electric vehicle space by opening the largest, single-building EV charging installation in California. As part of its employee personal vehicle charging program, the company opened 90 additional EV charging stations at its Bishop Ranch campus in San Ramon. PG&E’s employee charging network now includes 400 level 2 chargers for employee use with plans to add an additional 200 more chargers during 2016.

Source: Pacific Gas and Electric opens largest EV charging install in CA – SmartGridNews

15. April 2016 · Comments Off on More than a number: What 200k EVs mean for California · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

As Tesla prepares to unveil its Model 3 electric vehicles, new data from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) shows that the 200,000 sales milestone for electric vehicles in California is more than just a number, making a real difference for the state. The research attributes continued policy leadership by the California Air Resources Board and a proliferation of new vehicle models to growing EV sales.

Source: More than a number: What 200k EVs mean for California – SmartGridNews

20. July 2015 · Comments Off on Speed demon: EV market moving at an incredible pace · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Electric vehicles (EV) are getting a boost from all sides — most recently, by the Sierra Club, who has released an updated interactive Electric Vehicle Guide, featuring an EV consumer incentive database. Searchable by zip code, the database identifies what rebates, tax credits, EV charging incentives, utility programs, and discounts are available in each user’s community.

Source: Speed demon: EV market moving at an incredible pace – FierceEnergy

14. July 2015 · Comments Off on Try before you buy: EV lending taking off in Colorado · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Among the biggest obstacles to electric vehicle (EV) success is getting customers on board. A cooperative in Colorado thinks they have he answer — letting potential purchasers borrow their EVs. Even as nonprofits and other businesses promote the adoption of the technology, utility involvement is imperative.

Source: Try before you buy: EV lending taking off in Colorado – SmartGridNews

29. June 2015 · Comments Off on eMotorWerks and WattTime reveal world’s first electric vehicle charging solution that minimizes greenhouse gas emissions · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

eMotorWerks, a leading manufacturer of intelligent and connected Smart[Grid] charging solutions for electric vehicles (EV), and WattTime, a new environmental nonprofit specializing in clean energy software, announced today the launch of JuiceBox Green 40. This collaboration produced a smart EV charging station capable of automatically reducing the carbon footprint of EV charging through groundbreaking new environmentally smart timing algorithms.

Source: eMotorWerks and WattTime reveal world’s first electric vehicle charging solution that minimizes greenhouse gas emissions