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Are electric vehicles REAL cars?

This blog is part of a series on electric vehicles. Other blogs in this series include: “Ecotality Blinks Out, But EVs Still Going,” " Electric Vehicle Range - Problem Solved," and more…

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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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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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Can We Reinvent Fire in the Southeast?

Here at SACE, we have been investigating new clean energy ideas that we can build on. These efforts have lead us to Rocky Mountain Institute's most recent publication, Reinventing Fire: Bold Business…

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Clean Cars Become Reality

Today is a historic day for our transportation future. The Obama Administration issued new clean car standards that will dramatically cut oil consumption, reduce emissions from the transportation sector, and save Americans…

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Down Four Cars or So: 2011 Carbon Footprint for SACE

Due to the move and the construction done to our new Knoxville office, it took a bit longer this year to calculate SACE's carbon footprint than it did last year. However, I…

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The EV Project expands to Atlanta

The EV Project, which we first blogged about a year ago, is successfully wrapping up in Tennessee. Its impact in bringing electric vehicles (EVs) to the market is significant and will continue for years…