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It’s been said of the still-new breed of “plug-in vehicles” that the proverbial horses have broken past the gate, there’s no putting them back, and more precisely, during 2013 these “horses” crested past the one-third million global unit mark. Counting reported registrations and sales of plug-in hybrids and all-electric vehicles since a few came to […]

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After a rescinding of state-level alternative-vehicle subsidies in December 2012, Colorado residents are again eligible for potentially sizable financial incentives toward the purchase of all-electric, plug-in hybrid electric, and compressed natural gas vehicles. In the case of plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) including hybrid and all-electric by the legislation’s definition, the amount of the rebate a […]

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As of today, Plug in America says there have been 100,000 of the new generation of “plug-in” electrified vehicles (PEVs) sold in the U.S. Since the launch of highway legal cars such as Chevrolet’s Volt and Nissan’s Leaf in December 2010, plus a modest beginning for Tesla’s Roadster before that, and others following, the 100,000 […]

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According to a recent report from Navigant Research, nearly 200,000 PEVs equipped with vehicle-to-building (V2B) technology will be sold from 2012 through 2020. With V2B technology – which makes the energy stored in plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) batteries available to commercial and residential buildings – vehicles can compete with both traditional local generation and stationary […]

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AeroVironment, Inc. and the United States Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) announced March 6 a commercial license agreement for a technology that supports widespread adoption of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) by helping to stabilize the electrical grid. Both parties involved said that the technology may result in lower-cost electricity for plug-in vehicle […]

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The increasing market adoption of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) represents both a significant business opportunity and a series of challenges for electric utility companies. In 2012, approximately 50,000 PEVs were sold in the United States, and the market is expected to grow by more than 50 percent in 2013. When primarily charged at home, these […]

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