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Electric Vehicle Range - Problem Solved

This blog is part of a series on electric vehicles. Other blogs in this series include: "Ecotality Blinks Out, But EVs Still Going" and more yet to come. Please also help us spread the word…

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Why the U.S. Power Grid's Days are Numbered

This article was originally published by Bloomberg Businessweek on August 22, 2013,  and was authored by Chris Martin, Mark Chediak, and Ken Wells.  There are 3,200 utilities that make up the U.S. electrical grid, the…

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Ecotality Blinks Out, But EVs Still Growing

In recent news, electric vehicle charger developer and EV Project coordinator, Ecotality, announced that it is likely to file for bankruptcy. Ecotality has spearheaded some of the largest charging infrastructure installations in…

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Is the End of EV Range Anxiety in Sight? Nine Strategies To Put EV Owners At Ease

This blog by Laurie Guevara-Stone, a writer and editor at Rocky Mountain Institute, originally appeared on the RMI Outlet, here. In the early days of the automobile, travel required careful planning. There…

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Obama Speech Connects Climate to Responsible Parenting

"I refuse to condemn...future generations to a planet that’s beyond fixing." President Obama, June 25, 2013 President Obama’s speech today was a welcome outline of the additional actions this administration will take…

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Atlanta Biodiesel Station Celebrates One Year Anniversary

We kicked off the one-year anniversary of the opening of our retail biodiesel station by hosting Atlanta Green Drinks this past Wednesday, June 12th. It was a fun and festive celebration with…

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How Clean is Your Air? The Answers Might Surprise You

Last Wednesday, the American Lung Association released its 2013 "State of the Air" report - an annual highlight of cities and regions around the country with unhealthy levels of smog and soot…

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Going the Distance: Range Anxiety Overlooks the EV Sweet Spot

This blog by Rocky Mountain Institute's Editorial Director, Peter Bronski, originally appeared on the RMI Outlet, here. There’s a famous clip from the sitcom Seinfeld, where Kramer takes a car out for…

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56 Floridians Travel to Washington D.C. for Massive Rally for Presidential Action on Climate Crisis

“Forward on Climate” rally, expected to draw 20,000 Americans, will be largest climate rally ever.    UPDATE:  35,000-40,000 participated--it was an exciting and inspiring day!  Look for follow-up post soon. On Sunday,…

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New Soot Standards Bring Cheer for the New Year

You know what's the best holiday gift of all--the promise of cleaner air!  Today, after years of delay, a legal battle and facing a court-ordered deadline, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued updated major…