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Sep
20

What are the key terms to know when discussing electric drive vehicles and their fueling infrastructure?

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Question of the Month: What are the key terms to know when discussing electric drive vehicles and their fueling infrastructure? Answer: It is important to know how to “talk the talk” when it comes to electric drive vehicles. Becoming familiar with the terms below will help you better understand these vehicles and the associated fueling …

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Sep
12

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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Aug
27

Free Clean Cities Webinar

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Ever want to know where to find public alternative fuel stations in Virginia or the United States? A webinar on the Alternative Fueling Station Locator, http://www.afdc.energy.gov/locator/stations/, has been scheduled to take place on Thursday, September 19 beginning at 4pm ET. The webinar will last one hour and will include time at the end of the …

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Jul
11

Richmond Virginia Goes Electric Video

Richmond VA Goes Electric was produced by Dominion in cooperation with Virginia Clean Cities and is a project of the Richmond Electric Vehicle Initiative (REVi). The video tells the local story of Richmonders who are experiencing substantial benefits in efficiency, economics, dependability and driving experience associated with electric vehicles. With a variety of uses, electric …

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Jul
03

Fast Charging for Electric Vehicles Presentations

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On Friday, June 28th, Virginia Clean Cities hosted an event at the Science Museum in Richmond to educate individuals about DC fast chargers. Pictures and presentations from the event are below. Presentations Alleyn Harned, Virginia Clean Cities Charles Tahara, Eaton Larry Butkovich, Fuji Electric Brendan Jones, Nissan

Jun
10

Release of Richmond Electric Vehicle Initiative EV Readiness Plan

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The Richmond Electric Vehicle Initiative (REVi) Electric Vehicle Readiness Plan was released in March of 2013 following a period of review by project stakeholders. A partnership of organizations in the Richmond region established the REVi initiative with the goal of fostering full-scale EV adoption. Richmond is at the forefront of emerging transportation modes and technologies, …

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Jun
10

Clean Cities EV Quarterly Discussion Webinar

Save the date for the upcoming Clean Cities EV Quarterly Discussion webinar, which has been scheduled for June 18th beginning at 3pm ET. Clean Cities coordinators will present details of their EV community readiness planning projects. They include Kim Tyrell from Denver Clean Cities, Christina Ficicchia from Empire Clean Cities, and Don Francis from Atlanta …

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May
09

Fan Letter – Richmond EV

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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.  www.teslamotors.com   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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May
02

GreenTech Automotive All-Electric Sedan

GreenTech Automotive Expands Product Line with All-Electric Sedan for North American Market   Price Point Projected to be Under $25,000 with Range of Over 100 Miles   GreenTech Automotive, an American manufacturer of all-electric vehicles will launch a five-passenger, all-electric sedan to be assembled in the United States. GreenTech currently manufacturers the all-electric two-passenger MyCar. …

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Apr
25

VCC to Join the University of Virginia in First Official Plug-In of New Electric Vehicle Charging Station

The University of Virginia’s Department of Parking & Transportation and Facilities Management have partnered with Kyle Smalkowski, a fourth-year student in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, to install a new level-two EV charger, the first of it’s kind in the Charlottesville area, at the University’s Central Grounds Parking Garage at 400 Emmet Street …

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