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Name: Alleyn Harned
Date registered: October 11, 2010

Latest posts

  1. Electric Vehicle Charger Networks? — December 19, 2014
  2. Pev And Other Tax Credits — November 14, 2014
  3. RT: Evatran to begin shipping its Plugless electric vehicle charging system — January 6, 2014
  4. Vehicle to Grid — September 12, 2013
  5. Fan Letter – Richmond EV — May 9, 2013

Most commented posts

  1. Fan Letter – Richmond EV — 6 comments
  2. Richmond VA Selected as Launch City for Ford Focus EV — 2 comments
  3. Dominion EV cheap charging rate pilot approved! — 2 comments
  4. Dominion Proposes Options for Charging EVs — 1 comment
  5. Virginia Invites Partnership Ideas to Switch State Fleet to Domestic Fuels — 1 comment

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Electric Vehicle Charger Networks?

What are the major electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) networks, and how can plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) drivers access their stations? What are the costs associated with each network? Answer: Most PEV charging occurs at home, but for those who have a need to charge at a public location, it’s important to understand available charging …

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Pev And Other Tax Credits

How does the federal plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) tax credit phase-out work, and has it begun for any vehicle manufacturers? What is the status of other federal alternative fuel tax credits? Answer: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Qualified Plug-In Electric Drive Motor VehicleTax Credit begins to phase out for a manufacturer when at least 200,000 qualifying …

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RT: Evatran to begin shipping its Plugless electric vehicle charging system

BY PETER BACQUÉ Richmond Times-Dispatch : Monday, January 6, 2014 12:00 am LINK Richmond’s Evatran Group Inc. will begin shipments of its Plugless electric vehicle charging system this month, the company announced today. The system is the first wireless vehicle charger available to individual electric vehicle drivers, the company said. “Since the beginning of our …

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Vehicle to Grid

Electric vehicles have long been thought of as a mobile source for pulling electricity from the grid in off-peak time and sending it back when the power is most needed.  This Vehicle to Grid concept is Boulder Electric Vehicle has successfully demonstrated their Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) all electric trucks in three separate locations including Michigan, Colorado …

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Fan Letter – Richmond EV


This incoming email from Hugh Joyce was so good we had to post: Friends -Check out this photo of my new Tesla model S sedan, delivered yesterday in Richmond.   This car is an all electric, 285 mile range, American Masterpiece.  I am convinced that this, made in American  car, with the: fit, finish, look, …

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The Essential Guide to Trying an Electric Vehicle — 5 Simple Reasons


After years of  waiting, electric vehicles (EVs) have finally arrived. Automakers have delivered their models, like Nissan with their Leaf, GM with their Chevy Volt and Mitsubishi with their i-MiEV car, to dealership centers across the nation. If you’re contemplating switching to electric now, these tips should help you decide. They’re Within Your Range Electric …

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Electric Vehicles for Fleets

From the Richmond Times Dispatch:  Metro Business asked Michael Allen, director of public affairs for the Virginia Automobile Dealers Association, about what businesses should think about if considering buying electric vehicles.


New report on EV Charging stations for persons with disabilities

Virginia Clean Cities and Clean Fuels Ohio and collaborate on releasing “EV Charging for Persons with Disabilities” For Release February 17th (Harrisonburg, Virginia) As our nation develops a network of EV charging stations, we must include access for persons with disabilities and comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). To ensure businesses have resources …

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Ford Names The Science Museum of Virginia in Coolest 20 Places to Charge

Ford has named its 20 cool places to charge an electric vehicle, including the The Science Museum of Virginia and Children’s Museum of Richmond, Va.


EV Technology and Infrastructure Course

EV Flier

J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College is now offering a trial course this quarter on Electric Vehicles and Infrastructure. This one credit course will teach you the advantages and differences between electric and traditional vehicles. Registration information can be found here. Electric Vehicle Flyer_1 For more information or to register, contact Katherine Falconer at or …

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