Gore movie inspires ‘carbon offsets’ sales

The success of Al Gore’s global warming shockumentary An Inconvenient Truth has created a very convenient truth for companies that sell “carbon offsets,” reports today’s edition of The Tennessean: Rising sales. Meanwhile, it turns out that the company from which Gore gets his own carbon offsets spends very litle of its revenue on carbon-offsetting projects, according to a recent study by …

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Kite-Assisted Cargo Ship Successfully Completes Maiden Voyage

Back in December, we told you of a new company called Skysails that was reintroducing the concept of harnessing the wind on the open seas to save fuel for cargo ships. For its maiden voyage, it would travel from Germany to Venezuela, the United States and Norway under the assistance of a $725,000 computer-controlled kite. Now, after …

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Gore Goes Green

Sign seen in front of Al Gore’s mansion in Nashville’s posh Belle Meade neighborhood Thursday afternoon. Here’s the link to the meeting agenda for the next meeting of the Belle Meade Board of Zoning Appeals, which includes Gore’s solar project. (Belle Meade is a section of the city of Nashville that governs its own zoning.) No details on the size of …

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ECOtality, PGE, and State Of Oregon Showcase ‘The EV Project’

EV Project Open Houses in Albany and Portland PHOENIX – April 9, 2010 – ECOtality, Inc. (OTCBB: ETLE), a leader in clean electric transportation and storage technologies, in partnership with Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) and the state of Oregon, has completed its first Oregon open houses in Albany and Portland this week showcasing The EV …

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ECOtality Announces the Expansion of The EV Project into Houston

The Energy Capital of the World Welcomes the Blink® Network as Part of the New “Houston Drives Electric” Program SAN FRANCISCO and HOUSTON – September 8, 2011 – ECOtality, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECTY), a leader in clean electric transportation and storage technologies, today announced the launch of the Blink®commercial network for charging electric vehicles (EVs) in Houston. Through The EV Project, the …

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Collaboratev

ECOtality and ChargePoint Establish Interoperability Company, Collaboratev, LLC Collaboratev provides drivers access to EV charging stations on any affiliated network. SAN FRANCISCO and CAMPBELL, Calif. — March 7, 2013 — ChargePoint, Inc. and ECOtality, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECTY) announced today the formation of Collaboratev, LLC. Collaboratev will enable charging network interoperability, exchange session data and allow financial billing reconciliation services among …

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NASA’s much-ballyhooed data showing that 1998 was the warmest year on record for the Earth the USA was, uh, wrong. A blogger found a Y2K bug in the data algorithm, NASA climatologist James Hansen, and NASA has now issued corrected data. The warmest year on record for the Earth the USA: 1934 – 1998 was the second-warmest. The third …

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Industrialization = Cleanliness

While the modern environmental movement often portrays capitalist industrial societies as the world’s biggest pollution problem, Forbes notes something interesting about the top-25 cleanest cities in the world: Most of them are in wealthy industrialized democracies. Turns out, all that industrialization created wealth which, in turn, buys the things (mass transit, especially) and pays for the policies that create a …

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Out of Africa: A Grand Plan for Powering Europe Via the Sun

Global-warming prophets warn of a world becoming more desert-like, but, ironically, a measure of salvation from that future just might come from one of the world’s greatest deserts. Europe is considering plans to spend more than 5 billion English pounds – about $10.3 billion – to build a string of giant solar power stations along …

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The 60mpg Hybrid Hummer

Jonathan Goodwin Performs Motor Miracles   Jesus turned water into wine, and Henry Higgins did his best with Eliza Doolittle, but who woulda guesed that the “Hummer”, that proverbial eco-monstrosity could be transformed into a 60mpg green machine? Let’s face it – some of us may be concerned about global warming, but will never drive anything …

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ECOtality Commences Blink™ Residential Charging Station Installations in Washington

SEATTLE – March 7, 2011 – ECOtality, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECTY ), a leader in clean electric transportation and storage technologies, today celebrated the installation of the company’s leading Blink™ Level 2 Residential Charging Stations in the state of Washington. The company will install Blink EV charging stations in homes throughout EV Project regions nationwide to support the launch of more than 8,300 EVs, …

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ECOtality to Install Blink® Commercial EV Chargers at Select Sears Retail Locations

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – June 6, 2011 – ECOtality, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECTY ), a leader in clean electric transportation and storage technologies, today announced that Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD ) will launch a pilot program with ECOtality to install Blink® electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at select Sears retail locations as part of The EV Project. Sears has signed on to install thirty of …

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President Honors ECOtality/eTec in State Of The Union Address

eTec’s Karner a Guest of the First Lady Phoenix – January 27, 2010 – In his State of the Union address tonight President Barack Obama honored Arizona- based ECOtality (OTCBB: ETLE ), a leader in clean electric transportation and storage technologies, and its wholly-owned subsidiary, eTec , with a reference to the companies and to the vital role they play in job growth …

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ECOtality Introduces Blink The First Smart, Interactive, Iconic EV Chargers and Network

Intelligent, Connected National EV Infrastructure Offers Products for Residential, Utility and Retail Customers   Plug-In 2010, SAN FRANCISCO – Tuesday, July 27, 2010 – ECOtality, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECTY ), a leader in clean electric transportation and storage technologies, today unveiled its flagship electric vehicle charging stations: Blink. The first truly smart chargers to hit the market, the Blink Level 2 charging stations …

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